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The HOA has threatened to file a lien, has filed a civil

The HOA has threatened to file a lien, has filed a civil case in county court to get the funds. I am willing to pay, but the HOA management company says to pay fees (not all of it now, just portion) directly to the lawyer. I want to pay the HOA management company. What should I do?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Gwinnett County, GeorgiaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Yes. They filed a civil case in Gwinnett County court.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They have refused to discuss anything with me despite multiple attempts at resolution.

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If the bank accepts payments from me after starting

if the bank accepts payments from me after starting foreclosure proceedings, do they have to stop the process?

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I am selling 15 acres of land to soneone. He knowingly Built

I am selling 15 acres of land to soneone. He knowingly Built his house on our land. We gave him permission begets he was it was temporary. He has bulldozed some of the land around the house and put in driveway. Now we don't want him there because this is obviously permanent.

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Q. During the bankruptcy we could get zero response then

Q. During the bankruptcy we could get zero response then recently (like 2 weeks ago) we get a letter from Grant Wolfe stating:‘we are extending you a one time offer to pay $870.00 to transfer ‘ownership' back to the association and this will appear as a regular deed in public record. OR they return the file to Tahiti Village to proceed foreclosing on your real estate.Is this some scam to get $870.00…It seems shady after all these years of no communication etc. I want to throw this away but don't want my credit messed with.We gave up on them and paid everything off over 5 years ago...this doesn't seem legal.

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My listing agent and I are having a disputed on our

My listing agent and I are having a disputed on our Residential Listing Agreement- Exclusive Authorization and Right to Sell. I procured a possible buyer (my old friend) on my own before signing the agreement but did not exclude him in the Listing Agreement. The broker knew that I was planning on a for sale by owner to my friend but I was naieve to sign an exclusive listing contract with her thinking it pertained just to other brokers. My broker demands exclusivity of the listing and a commission rate at the close. The rate will entitle her to $12,000 if I get my asking price. Listing agreement is for 12 months.She also said that if I decide to do a for sale by owner with the possible buyer/my friend found before the agreement, she will charge me $2500 to handle the paperwork or if I chose not to have her involved at all. She is basically threatening me that she wants compensation due to the exclusive listing and wants $$$ regardless if she finds the buyer on her own or not. The listing is temporarily withdrawn due to our dispute but the broker has not forgotten that she is entitled to $$ if as she says I do the for sale by owner behind her back.I'm not planning on working with a new agent/broker to look for potential buyers. I would possibly like to continue the for sale by owner process with my friend and accept paying the $2,500 payment to the broker if the sale does close.My question is, do I need to disclose this during the sale process to my broker. Since it's not guaranteed that my friends fha loan will meet the underwriting guidelines of the sale, I am afraid of paying $2,500 regardless of the sale closing or not. Do I list the $2,500 payment to the broker on escrow or do I write her office a personal check after the close? Can the broker find out about this sale other than me telling her?

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My girlfriend and I live in Hercules CA. We have lived

My girlfriend and I live in Hercules CA. We have lived together in a home we rent for almost a year but our relationship is on the rocks. I pay half the rent and she has a son (adult) who lives with us and doesn't pay any rent. The landlord happens to be her relative, a cousin. If we break up what rights do I have to stay in the house as I do not have a desire or a plan to go anywhere else?

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We have an HOA and the developer has lied to us for 6 years.

we have an HOA and the developer has lied to us for 6 years. Now he won't take our calls and has hired a property management company to handle the community. Phase I is almost complete in our development and there are 2 more phases planned. The developer changes the restrictions every time a new family moves in to accommodate what they want. Originally, there were no boats or trailers allowed. Now there are 3 or 4 boats. Originally there were no clothes lines and now they are allowed. We are on former farm land in Delaware. We have never had a meeting with Developer in 6 years. Last year was the only time he gave us a breakdown for HOA. I have been asking for this since I moved in. Do we have any rights or do we just have to be at his mercy. We feel like he is Hitler.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Delaware (Kent County)JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: He has a lawyer so I am sure he filed paperwork.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just that he lied to sell homes here. He has been telling me that the farm would be gone and the old farm house would be knocked down for 6 years. He has had 6 different builders in here. Our County said that this would be the last HOA of this kind allowed in this county.

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To Barrister: I give up to find a local lawyer, I cannot

To Barrister: I give up to find a local lawyer, I cannot afford the price: retainer fee $3000-5000, $300-500/hr *3-6 hrs.I may find the self help center in the court later or walk by when I return to US. I am tired.According to the only agreement I attached to you:In section 1, he deleted the 2 words "water well"(Is this statement valid?)In section 2, the use of my land is by my permission, but he signed and wrote down "This area is exclusive"(Is this statement valid?)In section 3, he wrote "I have no claim to your property because you have allowed me to build gate at the entrance of your property"( this statement is confusing, but at lease meaning "I have No claim to your property" and "allowed me to build gate = allow you to use of my property")I am totally confused of the validation of the agreement(Is my agreement valid?)He refused to sign the agreement of the land is permissive. How can I have the proof of the use of my land is permissive?According the words "No claim" and "allowed"(Is that right?)

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After 3 days of signing an Exclusive Residential Listing, I

After 3 days of signing an Exclusive Residential Listing, I decided not to sell my house. I don't trust my broker but she won't terminate my agreement. She refuses to an agreement.JA: Since 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 she took the listing off mls but told me that she will keep the contract. She has a heavy accent and I was under the impression it was good for 90 days But it was written for a year with a 90 day clause. I feel betrayed by her and don't trust her. She left me a voice mail stating I am obligated to stick with the signed agreement and I must pay her commission if I sell my home within a year. She is not compromisingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Before I signed the agreement, I excitedly told her that I already had a buyer for the home which I found on my own. My tenants in this rental property were interested in being the buyer. I did mention that I could do a for sale by owner since it is a simple transaction. She pissed me and my buyer off. I don't plan on selling but I don't want to be in a contract with her for a year

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Barrister

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