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Found out that mobile home title was never transferred to me

Found out that mobile home title was never transferred to me when I bought it. People on title attempted to get copy from DMV. DMV says there is a lien and will not issue copy until lien holder signs off. No record of any lien for those people or subsequent owners of the mobile home. People on title have called and left message with lien holder but received no response. I have already sold the mobile home and it has been moved out of state.

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KimberlyLaw

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I am in Miami fl. on a property in an agricultural area. we

I am in Miami fl. on a property in an agricultural area. we have been there 5 years now. we run a non profit organization utilizing plants and animals to teach people about the environment/nature in an engaging interactive way. we could not afford to buy the property when we found it but were approached by a family member who said they wanted to help us. It surprised us but we were very happy for the opportunity. This person purchased the property at a discounted price offered to us by the seller because they believed in our mission statement. We met in her lawyers office to discuss everything. We gave them our two year, three year and five year plan, and offered the purchaser 3% on her money even though she insisted she did not want to make money off us, she just wanted to help us. We would pay the monthly mortgage expense etc, with a portion going toward our eventual purchase of the property. The lawyer said that we should write all this down, but purchaser insisted it was not necessary, she just wanted to help us.We worked our buns off transforming the property to a lush tropical rainforest paradise. We had to be creative as we had very little money and had to generate funds for the landlord. We repurposed found things, got donated plants, rescued plants, rescued animals, found places that would donate discards that we could use to feed the animals etc. We provided a unique experience to our visitors and after a few years word of mouth took off and our attendance skyrocketed. Apparently the landlord figured she could take over our business, but that was not happening. She in no way could fulfill our mission statement. That pissed her off. She started harassing us that she wanted her money out at year two. we were on track with the business plan we had given her and it stated that at the five year mark with our agreement we should be able to purchase the property from her. in 2014 she just got plain nasty. She seemed mad that we were becoming more successful. eventually later that year she told us everything has changed. All the money we had paid to her was gone. Her exact words were 'poof' thats all gone. She said that she was going to put the property on the market unless we started paying $5000 a month. We paid $5000 a month. After a year she put the property on the market anyway. She asks a price $150,000 above the appraised value, insisting that was the price we would have to pay for it. Eventually she dropped asking price a little and says we can buy it for that price plus 25% of the business with none of the liability. It was not the first time she demanded 25% of the business. Now she has sent a letter ( with some lies in it) saying she is not renewing rental, and gave us a few weeks to move out, or buy the property at the too high price, or sign a year lease with increased rent and lots of not good for us things in it. I feel that there is extortion. There is no way we can possibly move all our animals and enclosures and supplies in that time period. People trying to help us mentioned improper enrichment, breach of contract ( although verbal contracts are binding in Fl, I guess it's not so regarding real estate)..She deceived us. And apparently just wants to take all we have. I dont know what recourse i have. But am determined not to worry myself into a heart attack again. Any ideas?

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J. Warren

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

 
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I made an offer to purchase some land based on erroneous

Hello,I made an offer to purchase some land based on erroneous information. The owner signed my offer and emailed back to me. The offer had the following contingencies:1. Seller accepting offer and returning it to buyer within thirty (30) days of the date of this letter;2. Buyer confirming and approving back tax amount, any property encumbrances, permitted land use, easements, parcel size and other due diligence results;3. The property being delivered with clear and marketable title and Buyer having full physical possession of the property at closing.The size I had listed on the offer was incorrect and he signed the offer without pointing that out to me. I would like to send an email withdrawing my offer. I am pretty sure I can do that since my contingencies mention parcel size and I have not signed anything except the cover letter to my offer. The offer was not a contract or a deed. It was simply a two page letter saying I was interested in purchasing and if the owner was interested in selling to sign the offer and email back to me.regards,Pat Esposito

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Barrister

Attorney/Landlord/Realtor

Doctoral Degree

 
44,836 satisfied customers
We put down 5000.00 in earnest money home. Can you tell me,

We put down 5000.00 in earnest money for a home. Can you tell me, by law, how long the company has to deposit the earnest money in an account?

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Loren

Juris Doctor

 
34,712 satisfied customers
I was trying to sell a rental house myself and received an

I was trying to sell a rental house myself and received an offer to purchase. I have not signed the offer but did state in an email that I would sign the offer. I signed with my first name only but it was sent from a personal email address. I received a crazy email from the 'buyer' that referenced an investigation and the local police dept. I know the detective referenced in the email so I called him. I was informed that this guy was under investigation for defrauding women (plural) and that I should not do business with him. He is also being investigated for harassment. I know that my email is considered a binding agreement however I do not want to sell to this man. Is there a way I can get out of this that doesn't result in a lawsuit? This man would most definitely file a nuisance lawsuit.

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Roger

Litigation Attorney

Doctoral Degree

 
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WhAT IS INVOLVED IN GETTING OUT OF A SALE OF PROPERITY>

WhAT IS INVOLVED IN GETTING OUT OF A SALE OF PROPERITY> SELLER IS REFUSING TO ***** REQUEST ON THE HOUSE THAT WILL BUY

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Legalease

Attorney At Law

Doctor of Law w/ highest honors

 
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I've been in rental 1/2 years and the landlord just sold

I've been in rental for 3 1/2 years and the landlord just sold the place. the property mgnt. company gave me only 30 days notice to move, is that legal? I thought I had 60 days.

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Richard

Owner

Doctoral Degree

 
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We have a contract with a buyer sale of our house until

We have a contract with a buyer for the sale of our house until the 15th of May. Financial documents went to underwritting on May 9th... the buyer called the finance agent on May 9th asking to cancel because he had found a new finance institution and a new home... two days ago he put an offer to purchase on another home. We have been working with him since March waiting for his financing and guiding him on getting his credit above 620. They were really good friends (what a cliche!).We did not request earnest money on our contract. Appraisal was completed and paperwork was started at title insurance. Does not having earnest money invalidade our contract for lack of consideration or our oral agreement to not list and their agreement to buy is enough? Do we have any chances of a legal action? Anything like the real estate fee to list it now? Is there anything we should do before the 15th when the contract ends? Can you actually work as out attorney? Thank you!

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Lucy, Esq.

Juris Doctor

 
29,202 satisfied customers
Timeshare contract and misrepresentation. Contract signed

Timeshare contract and misrepresentation. Contract signed 4-20 and the company has $4095 received at closing. First installment on loan due June 01.Closing officer advised papers would be held for 15 day pending payment same as cash.5-day right of rescission passed. Contacted on 6th day but since late agreed to call 7th day. Numerous points of misrepresentation when all documentation finally read.Can provide these points in detail to you. Spoke to company representatives 3 times for clarification which confirmed misrepresentation. Had call with management and requested reply by 15 day-could do. They called 16th day (5-06) offering $8900 purchase price reduction. I restated issues were services they would not be able to provide as orally represented and usage of unit as orally represented. Therefore price reduction did not satisfy. I do not intend to pay them any additional monies.QUES: would a quit-claim deed from me to them be to my benefit? I am concerned if I just default on payment for 30 days as stated in sec.7 of their contract, they can reclaim but it be reflected on my credit score. I am looking for solution to avoid that.

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