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I found a forclosure I'm interested in. I don't have a real

I found a forclosure I'm interested in. I don't have a real estate agent. Is it best to contact any agent or the listing agent?

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I own a timeshare with my ex wife. I paid it off years ago.

I own a timeshare with my ex wife. I paid it off years ago. She never has helped with maintenance fees. I have no idea where she is. How can i go about getting her off the deed?JA: Have you thoroughly reviewed the contract?Customer: yesJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no, that is what i need help withJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: When we first got divorced we did not put it in the divorce paperwork. We would take turns. Her first year she never paid the maintenance fees. I had to pay all the past due fees. From that point she never wanted it or asked for it. About five years ago she left and i have no idea where she is

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Once the final lease is drawn up and I have a lawyer look at

Once the final lease is drawn up and I have a lawyer look at it can I still negotiate or do I have to settleJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: The lease is written but I didn't sign itJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Is there a time frame you have to sign a commercial lease

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I am currently in the process of trying to sell my home in

I am currently in the process of trying to sell my home in NC to my tenant who has been renting from me for the past 10 years. She recently called and told me that the closing was postponed because she has to have a road maintenance agreement signed before her loan company will provide her with the loan. Apparently the appraisal came back with the road being a private road. I nor my husband ever knew that it was a private road when we bought it 15 years ago as it was in an established subdivision with paved roadways. Now I am in a pickle because I will not be able to sell my house without this agreement and there is no way possible to get all of the home owners to sign as most no longer live there and rent their houses, since it is a military town who knows where they are now. What would I need to do to sell my home?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North CarolinaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: For the road? I do not know as I didn"t even know it was private until she called me yesterday.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i don't think so

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I feel that the Home Owners Association Board is committing

I feel that the Home Owners Association Board is committing fraud by charging the owners a common area expense for water and sewage. Each Unit Owner is supposed to pay for his own utilities, including water and sewage. The expense is over 30% of the common area budget. What is the topic called that I use to file with the 3rd District Court In Summit County, Utah?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Utah.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not by me. I asked the HOA Board for the past two yearly meetings to stop charging the water and sewage as a common expense and they said they would look into it next year.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, at one time we had a swimming pool, it's closed down, and a hot tub, it is also closed down. We have spent over $150,000 to reduce the landscaping irrigation water. We have a laundry Room, Plated, but it has had the machines remove from it and it is locked.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I recently bought a 15 year old house. A few weeks ago tiles

I recently bought a 15 year old house. A few weeks ago tiles fell off in the shower. It turned out to be because of a construction fault in combination with a maintenance issue. The tiles were sitting directly on dry wall with the protective layer begind. And when cracks in caulking allowed water to seep in the dry wall acted like a sponge and retained water and started molding. None of these issues were mentioned in the inspection report or disclosed by seller.Is there any action I can take against like the builder?

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I live in East Lake Chula Vista and a line of trees in the

I live in East Lake Chula Vista and a line of trees in the common area planted by HOA is blocking our mountain view which is one of the major reasons we purchased the home. Can anything be done to make them remove the line of trees. No other homes in our immediate area have the mountain view blocked by these tressJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I'm in Indiana and I have a four year lease the property

i'm in Indiana and I have a four year lease the property manager has worked at us off and on over the past 1213 months allowing us to make our payments late or splitting them making partial payment at the beginning of month and then a week later making the rest I received a notice of termination of lease for paying the rent late from the actual owner I received it today via certified mail and I'm expected to be out by the 31st my issue is is I have massive flooding and no electricity and half of my home the property manager was sending somebody out on April 11 and no one's been out yet to look at the flooding in the flooding is what's causing the power outages what can I do I received it today via certified mail and I'm expected to be out by the 31st my issue is is I have massive flooding and no electricity and half of my home the property manager was sending somebody out on April 11 and no one's been out yet to look at the flooding in the flooding is what's causing the power outages what can I doJA: Where is the property located?Customer: Crawfordsville IndianaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No its I think just a print out of an email that he sent to the property manager not even to me then he mailed it certified to meJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think just a print out of an email that he sent to the property manager not even to me then he mailed it certified to me

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Can the HOA force you to pay for property not owned by the

Can the HOA force you to pay for property not owned by the HOA. But is city owned property?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No. There is a creek that runs through the area that is owned by the city. It forms a pond and the HOA wants the homeowners to pay for dredging the pond area. $1300. Aare they will file against you.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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