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The neighbor and I have an agreement in place that says we

the neighbor and I have an agreement in place that says we are supposed to talk and come to an agreement on the maintenance of his driveway that I have an easement to. he will not talk to me and I have been maintaining the driveway by myself, it is 2/10ths of a mile long. he has a nursery on the property and his uses far exceed mine, my wife and I are just a residence.

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Roger

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I live in Chicago,in a 2 flat in which the owner of the

HI,I live in Chicago,in a 2 flat in which the owner of the property passed away ,he also lived in the building,no will was made so his brother is now handling the sale of the building,I am being totally harassed by the real estate agent they hired,what are my rights on having to show my apartment since an open house is coming up and she expects me to be home to let total strangers to be allowed to come and go in the place where still live,it's not the best neighborhood and I don't think I should have to.HEELLLPP!JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No,the owner just passed away about a month ago ,so they are just trying to sell to get out of mortgageJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I own a condo in the Rancho Las Palamas County Club. The

I own a condo in the Rancho Las Palamas County Club. The CC&R's claim the HOA is responsible for the outside roof. This week-end the roof leaked with my tenants inside. The upper ceiling is ruined and the carpet is damaged. The tenants want a refund for the inconvenience of moving ot of their bedroom into the living room to sleep. Do I have a case to sue to the HOA for negligence?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Riverside County, California---City of Rancho MirageJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I believe I will receive some amount of insurance money to

I believe I will receive some amount of insurance money to repair roof damage on a commercial building. Do I have to make repairs ? Can money be used for any other purpose ?

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Need to know how to resign from a Townhouses Maintenance

Need to know how to resign from a Townhouses Maintenance Association for Breach of Contract in that services promised in the Articles of Incorporation are not furnished.JA: Where is the property located?Customer: Houston, TX 77070JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Not at this time. Need to know what the legal requirements are and how to locate an specialist in this area of the law.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Have been unable to get any assistance from the Board. What are the restrictions on spending Assoc. Funds for property maintenance on property not in the Assoc.

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I have rented my home going on 3 years now. We signed a 1

I have rented my home going on 3 years now. We signed a 1 year lease when we first moved in. Since we have not signed anything, just continued paying rent. My landlord has not done any maintenance. Not even paint or anything. There is normal wear and tear plus it was outdated when we moved in. It's over 100 yrs old. Yesterday out of the blue she text my husband (FridayJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: And says she is coming in my house on Sunday with the last tenant because the last tenant supposedly hide something there and needs to retrieve it. I feel as if she can come in but why should I let a previous tenant in to dig who knows where. She has never asked to come in before. I feel like my privacy is being violated. What should I do?JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: LouisianaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: How long would I need to give her for me to move out? Because she does nothing to maintain, I can't even clean the outside. I tried to pressure wash and paint started flying off. I just want someone who maintains their property so that I don't lose my deposit for her failure to maintain things. I keep my home clean but I can't prevent normal wear and tear after 3 years.

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I hopeyou can help me, my neighbor has his property level

I hopeyou can help me, my neighbor has his property level 3ft higher than normal I have pictures of this with a yard stick showing what he did. When rains its floods the whole property next door to me that stays under water 11 months out of the year. It That property is underdeveloped, now the water has gone onto my property about half of my property .Adding the extra dirt on his acre he has change the natural flow of water that causes it to drain off his property to ours. He has never move in to the house he built a while ago Our homeowners Association has never enforced any of their laws so any can do any thing around hereJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Cypress Tx. I did email Richard Alderman the "peoples lawyer" he is the one who said about cannot change the natural flow of waterJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No I did know how to go about fixing this problemJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes about the Homeowners Associtaion, 13 years i have lived here they again have not envorce any of their laws do i still have to pay my maintenance dues over half the people wh live out here have not paid theirs either

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We received a notice that management would be entering our

We received a notice that management would be entering our rental for inspection for potential mortgagees, they do not have ok to enter if we are not home, I have advised that they can call me and I can be home in 10 min. When we first moved in there was only 1 key and that was given to us. Yesterday they forced their way in , did the inspection and changed our locks. They did not call first before forcing their way in. I was approached when I got home from work and was told he did what he was told. I asked how do I get in and he replied he would have to make a key and would do so when he was done with other maintenance. A key was provided 2 hours later in the evening. I understand they have the right to enter but there was no need to force their way in, all they had to do was pick up the phone and call. Do I have any legal right here or do I have to just suck it up and except their actionsJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no this just happened yesterday.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: on many occasions we have emailed and called regarding, roaches, mice, mold in bathroom and an electric outlet hanging out the wall. These things still have not been fixed, my first communication on this was November 2015 (I have more from previous years). We were told since they have new management, probably the 7th set in the last 6 years, that I would have to re put in for all my work orders cause they do not have record since management changed

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Hopefully; What obligations do I have for repairs to the

Hopefully; What obligations do I have for repairs to the property after a sale has been completed and all the contract obligations have been met?JA: Where is the property located?Customer: Carlsbad CA 92009JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Not yet. We received an email from the current owner detailing an issue he believes is our responsibility. The sale was completed 5 months ago and the issue wasn't evident to any of the parties at the time of the sale.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't believe so.

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Loren

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