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I received a manufactured home in my divorce because my ex

I received a manufactured home in my divorce because my ex wife did not want it, the judge decided I had to refinance it within two years to get her off the deed. I was unable to refinance it because we were in chapter 13 bankruptcy, it is now discharged but I am un able to find someone who will refinance it due to it being a rental (which is currently rented to a section 8 individual) I owe about as much as the home is worth without getting it appraised and I am losing money on it every month, rent versus mortgage payment, plus repairs and taxes and water and sewer bill. My ex wife will not give me a quit claim deed until I refinance it or sell it and if I sell it she gets half of the proceeds from the sale even though I just this year sunk about $10,000 cash into a new roof and A/C. What are my options for this? thanks

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We had a vinyl laminate flooring product installed

We had a vinyl laminate flooring product installed throughout our condo to replace old carpeting. The installation company did a preliminary check to insure the flooring would work in our unit. They recommended an expensive underlayment to insure it would install correctly. They also did a moisture check and approved the unit for installation. Two months after install the flooring planks started to separate. After one year of different kinds of inspections, Both the manufacturer and install company indicate the problem is moisture, which they state in Wisconsin can change on a daily basis. No one shared this information, when we purchased the flooring. We would have picked another product and would not have made a $6,000 investment We have asked for 1/3 of the purchase price back to cover the flooring with large area rugs. They have denied all claims. Do we have a case?

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I starting renting a manufactured home from a friend in

Hello...I starting renting a manufactured home from a friend in Venice Florida at the beginning of May. It wasn't unbearably hot then but within 2 weeks it was obvious the AC wasn't working right. The house gets up to 85 degrees during the day and since that started, it doesn't go below 80 at night. I've spent 8 or 9 nights at friends houses and have been unable to stay here during the day for almost a month because it's so hot. she had the man who recently installed the unit come out around May 20 and he said the unit was working fine. It. it wasn;t. I tracked the temp for a week, had FPL out here and she finally fixed it yesterday. Needless to say my electric bill is expected to be close to $300. I pay $1100 in rent and I'm on disability. She knew when I moved in I had to rent the spare bedroom to make this work, but I couldn't until this problem wsa resolved. My question is, do I have the right to ask for a reduction in rent this month and if so, what is a fair amount?Thank youJennifer Tobin

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I recently received a letter from the loan company and am

I recently received a letter from the loan company and am not sure what to send them next. please take a look at it and let me know what you think

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Am I responsible remaining payment on a manufactured home

am I responsible for the remaining payment on a manufactured home located in a manufactured home community that my deceased wife is the lone signer on the pink slip

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I currently own a mobile home and i have the tittle. And i

Hi i currently own a mobile home and i have the tittle. And i would like to sell but the problem is that im not the only signature on the tittle. And the other person on the tittle is no where to be found. Is there anything i could do to be able to sell

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From Irvine, CA. I have lived in this house years. This

HiI'm Hong from Irvine, CA.I have lived in this house for 4 years. This house is built around 1970.We lived here with my wife and two sons.We will move to the East Coast in July. My contract ends on Jul 15th 2016.About one month ago, we found a small corrosion in the wood on the lower part of bathroom door.We reported it to our landlord and he visited to look around.He found severe mold damages inside a closet near the bathroom.The closet was filled with containers, so we did not notice it before.The landlord called several contractors and they checked the damage again.They presumed that there might be a water leak around shower booth and was causing serious water damage to the walls around shower booth. There were also mold damages inside the closet and floor.Landlord told us that we are fully responsible for the water and mold damage . He said we were responsible because we did not notice it early and reported the issue too late.So they said we should pay almost all the cost to fix this problem.The cost is about $5,500 for mold damage, and $4,000 for changing the floor (the floor is laminated).Floor damage is only a small part (around bathroom), but he wants to replace the entire floor because this floor is no longer manufactured.We asked to have it fixed before we leave, but he said that he cannot fix it before we leave.He also said that if we were to leave earlier ahead of the repairing, we should pay 70% of last month's rent even though we would leave early in the month.To not complicate the matter further, we have not used the problematic bathroom for a month and we did not use air conditional either.We are also seriously worried for our health due to the mold.We want to know.1. Is this truly the tenant's responsibility to fix the mold issue and perform a whole floor change because we reported it too late?2. Should we pay the rent during repair even we do not live during this period?3. Is there any way that we can leave legally earlier before the day of contraction?Thank you and we are looking forward to your answerHong from CA

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I am a renting my house to a women that is in arrears

I am a renting my house to a women that is in arrears $1500.00. I have spoken to her to pay or move out. She asked me to give her the long weekend in June 2016 so she could remove her belongings. They are still there, she did not pay her electric bill so here electric has been off for sometime. I have a text from her that she would be out at that time. I put a pad lock on the driveway gate. Where do I stand legally?

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I sold my condo, it included a washer and dryer, the very

I sold my condo, it included a washer and dryer, the very small kind that fits stacked in a closet, they were 6-7 years old. Apparently the spin cycle on the washer stopped working and the buyer is claiming that I knew. I didn't. My agent is an alcoholic and a nightmare, these are things that have come out, she is throwing me under the bus. The whole process has been a terrible time. I would throw money at it - split the bill or something but there is more history than that. She also claimed that I knew that the water pressure in the kitchen was no good, I have no idea what she is talking about, her inspection didn't pick it up, neither did mine 2 years ago, her warranty apparently fixed it though, so she dropped that, she also threatened to back out, after due diligence over cable not being included (it is) in the HOA fee, even if it meant losing her earnest money. It was a very stressful sale. At one point she claimed that the air conditioner didn't work, past due diligence, mind you, but I was committed on a house at this point, and that the cold air was just because it was a cold day. I suggested she get an HVAC expert out, she declined, sent her dingbat agent out who finally left convinced that it was, in fact, working! HELP. I think she is going to take me to small claims court. A new washer is 700$ max.

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