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Ohio Real Estate Law Question, County = Cuyahoga. We are in

Ohio Real Estate Law Question, County = Cuyahoga.We are in the process of attempting a Refinance on Residential Property. As part of the Underwriting Process, the Bank is asking for additional information. The Bank wants to see $200k in Investments outside of the Residence and the Equity there.We own, via an LLC, a Commercial Property which the Bank will accept in lieu of other monies/investments towards this refinancing goal. The property has no mortgage and is owned free-n-clear in that respect. Estimated value: $700k. The Bank needs evidence of Title to that property for Underwriting.Upon initial online County Level Property Searches, we don't recall any title work since the Property was purchased initially, before the building was constructed, other than the transfer related to the purchase of the property. During this initial search, we noticed a "mechanics lien" from 2003 which was place on the Property but the Property's Name wasn't used, just the contact for the property, which is one of us. (the Property was Quit Claimed to the LLC shortly after the purchase)My Question is this: Is this "mechanics lien" valid? Upon further searching on the County Common Pleas Court website, there are no filings of this "lien" or evidence of suit. And, if the lien would be considered Invalid, how would we have it removed so that it does not impact our Refinancing efforts.Thank you.

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Can a mobil home park owner hold signing off on the sale of

Can a mobil home park owner hold signing off on the sale of my home because he wants the landscaping removed that has been ok'd and on site for two years?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: California, Sutter CountyJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We put in the landscaping prior to getting park approval but the owner (not the manager) has said that it was ok and that we would not have to remove it should be move. The manager is his grandson (not a nice person) and has held up signing off on other home sales until all plantings (except lawns) have been removed. Nowhere do the park rules say that this must be done. Is this legal??

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I have a primary residence that sits on a "flag lot" where

I have a primary residence that sits on a "flag lot" where my physical property line includes an access strip (driveway). My property does not have an easement through the neighboring properties. Instead, my property line includes an access strip to the main road.I have landscaping down the driveway to minimize maintenance. Two neighboring properties share the first 50-feet of driveway off the main street. All three of us signed an agreement to maintain this driveway-entrance when we purchased our properties, as a township condition to approving the sales.Beyond the 50-foot driveway begins my landscaping that includes a boulder. For the first 10-15 years there was no issue with the boulder that divides my property from one of the neighbors. Now, for the last few months, the neighbor has been pushing the boulder onto my asphalt driveway (presumably with their vehicle) which causes additional damage to the surrounding landscaping and asphalt driveway.What legal recourse do I have to stop my neighbor from driving over my property and damaging my landscaping? This has not happened just once or twice my accident. After being undisturbed for many years, this boulder & landscaping has been disrupted at least 10 times within the last 2 months.I have considered just eliminating the boulder. However, by doing so, the neighbor just runs over my landscaping (rocks, plants, edging, fence, and low-volatile lighting).

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We have a new landlord for the area we live in, have been

we have a new landlord for the area we live in, have been here for 15 yrs & has not been a HOA. all of a sudden, the new land owner wants to make changes. we own the house....he owns the land now. he is asking for new leases to be signed. along with ssn's, birthdates, driver license #'s & states for it. along with children & their birthdates. he also wants to tell us how many we can have living in our home & what type of pets we are allowed to keep. is this legal? especially if we own the home?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: South Carolina. the area was not an HOA. the majority of it is owned by homeowners, along with the land.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: what type of paperwork? for him to be able to do this? I do not believe so.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: if I should sign this or not. inside, I do not believe I should. we do not do anything wrong to the land. just landscaping since we've lived here.

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If I was renting a house in state and my lawn/grass was a

If I was renting a house in Washington state and my lawn/grass was a problem meaning that the grass didn't grow and I had a horrible looking lawn. The HOA complained to property management who agreed to fix the problem however they were unable to do so. They were aware of the problem before I moved in and promised it would be fixed. I feel that I should be reimbursed since a portion of what I pay is not only the house but the lawn also amongst other things.

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We are looking to have a fallen tree and a very large 80'

We are looking to have a fallen tree and a very large 80' pine tree removed from our property. We have a copy of the certificate of liability insurance and have some questions. We reside in NY. We are concerned should one of the workers fall from the tree or sever a leg with a chain saw are they covered. I have listed the coverage below:Commercial General Liability: General aggregate limit applies per Policy. Occur:Each occurence: 1,000,000Damage to rented premises (we own): 100,000Med Exp: (any one person): 5,000Persona and Adv Injury: 1,000,000General Aggregate: 2,000,000Products: comp/OP AGG: 2,000,000Auto Liability:Combined Single Limit each accident: 1,000,000Umbrella Liability: Retention $10000Each occurence: 1,000,000Aggregate: 1,000,000Workers Compensation and Employers liability says N/AIf you could provide any clarifiaction with this policy it would be greatly appreciated. Should we also request documentation of workers compensation?Thanks!Lisa

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My ex-landlord is threatening to to sue me for damages and

My ex-landlord is threatening to to sue me for damages and "take my new home" away from me. Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: we added hookups for a washer and dryer outside without permission. We also added a small lean-to at the side to keep the washer and drier dry. I removed the roof. We are moving two households right no and we asked him for time to make repairs and clean past the move-out date. He refused. He has called and emailed me with threats to sue, now up to $47,000 dammages

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We recently moved into our new home and are discovering more

We recently moved into our new home and are discovering more and more problems around every corner. On move-in day, a wall is coming loose away from the baseboard so much you can stick your hand in and curve it under behind the wall; I see a free-fallen stud laying in concrete. We also had a broken toilet in the master bathrooom. We feel the house was falsely marketed as 1/3 acre and after a fence was installed, we received communication from property management that we encroached on county property; we moved the fence back to their specifications and now we have no yard. The fence simply goes to just outside the pool screen. had we known the yard was this small, it would have been a deal-breaker; it was marketed as an "expansive backyard" showing an aerial photo. The grass and plants seem to be dying and their old/our new landscaper just told me moments ago that they capped off sprinkler heads and even shut off whole lines of irrigation, causing many lines and sprinkler heads to be raised above ground. We just purchased a half million dollar fixer-upper?? Are these usual items of complaint or are we whining over nothing? Are these things missed by inspectors, false disclosures? Can we sue for these things?

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Yea we're getting evicted how can we slow down d process

Yea we're getting evicted how can we slow down d process Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: We made a verbal agreement with the landlady that we would stay at the house and just pay utility's because she needed someone to take care of the house so that it wouldn't be vandalized . while we are we did a lot work to the property to better it. Did the landscaping for backyard it had very tall weeds and holes wich had to be filled cleaned up all the garbage that Wes's left behind inside and out by previous renters stripped and redid all the wood flooring retiled the bathroom painted the house inside and out. The actual owner to the house was alive and living in a nursing home she passed away about 2 months ago and landlady told us we would be able to stay until the house was sold and she estimated that it probably would not be sold until around the same time next year. And said as long did the upkeep we could stay until then same deal just paying utilities as she was great full we where here taking care of the house. Then she had her nephew who is in real estate handle the process of selling . He has informed us we until this Sunday to be out.

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