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I live in a house that is on commercial property. It has

I live in a house that is on commercial property. It has been divided into two apartments and I rent one and my neighbor lives in the other with three children, ages 6, 10, and 13. The landlord we have a lease with is in a legal dispute with the owner financed property owner. In January our landlord stopped paying on the land while still taking our rent. He never spoke to us about this or the fact that he was planning on filing a lawsuit and giving up the property. He continued to take our rent and in March the property owner handed us eviction notices. There is a case in court over the contract on who is the rightful property owner. They are both trying to evict us because we stopped paying rent when we found out he stopped paying on the property. We have been placing rent in an account each month but we have been doing all of the maintenance on the property. My neighbor has no access to her fuse box and the electric is not wired properly and she is losing electric in more and more areas of her home and no one will fix it. Now we have no hot water. She has children and when we notified the lease landlord he responded by having someone serve us eviction papers. We need helpJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MissouriJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: case net 17BB - CC00012

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I had a contract to purchase a condominium. I received the

I had a contract to purchase a condominium. I received the condo docs but I did not sign a statement that I received them. I found out 21 days later that I did not receive a recent copy of the condo documents and I cancelled the contract. The amendment was missing that stated they no longer allowed annual leases. The Governance form was not there as well.I have a 5000.00 deposit that the seller will not agree to return. We failed to reach an agreement at small claims mediation. The seller is citing the fact that I signed a homeowners application that was worded "minimum/maximum 90 day rental." WHICH AT THE TIME, I THOUGHT IT WAS AN ODD WAY TO present the fact that it was a minimum 90 day rental as shown in the MLS.We have a court date for small claims and I am wondering about discovery. I have to file my documents with the court.The only documents I am going to file as discovery are my purchase contract, condominium rider and a copy of the MLS listing.I plan to cite 718.503 (2) AS my argument. Should I file for documents? Do I have to file a copy of the Statute as well?

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MY MORTGAGE COMPANY JUST SENT ME DOCUMENTS TO SIGN THAT THEY

MY MORTGAGE COMPANY JUST SENT ME DOCUMENTS TO SIGN THAT THEY "missed at closing". they are pud forms. a planned unit development rider. what is this and what does it mean to me. from the research i have done it is like an HOA. i was not informed of this by me real estate agent or my mortgage company. i have a real problem signing something a month after we have closed.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: tampa floridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: not that i know of. they are waiting for me to sign and fed ex back to themJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i just need to know what my options are if i don't sign can them can the revoke my mortgage

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Story short my mother in law needs medical help and

Hello,long story short my mother in law needs medical help and caregiving and a major remodel done to her house. we tried to have her get a loan for the money but was unsuccesfull. so the new plan is to transfer the house to my wife(her only child) and I and then we get the loan,fix the house and move in with her to take care of her. The problem I'm having is she has a mortgage for $100,000 on it. plus we need $100,000 for repairs. I can get the loan no problem we just need to know how to do this transfer without paying a lot in taxes or reassessment. the house is in long beach, ca and was appraised at $583,000 last year

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Proxy question for Memphis TN Home Owners Association. 1. Tn

Proxy question for Memphis TN Home Owners Association.1. Tn Horizontal Property nonprofit corporation Title 48 Chapter 57 states: "An appointment of a proxy is effective when received b y the secretary or other officer or agent authorized to tabulate votes. An appointment is valid for eleven (11) months unless another period is expressly provided in the appointment form." (appears there are two versions of this law ???2. Condo by-laws: Proxies. " Votes may be cast in person or by proxy. Proxies, to be valid, shall be in writing for the particular meeting designated therein and any adjournments thereof, to represent the same." (written in 1978)QUESTION Does the 11 months trump the one meeting only?The proxy I am trying to use states: .."the authority to vote on my behalf regarding Association matters as meetings convened in 2017."How would this have to change given the law.

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I am joint owner of a house in Maryland with my ex husband.

I am joint owner of a house in Maryland with my ex husband. As per our written agreement, he lived in the house after the divorce and paid the mortgage. We were waiting to for the market to bounce back before settling. It never did. He just bought a new house, with the intent of returning our house to the bank. We are both on the deed. The mortgage is only in his name. Our written agreement states that if he moves out I can take immediate possession. But he plans to stop paying the mortgage! I have my own house and mortgage now. Not sure what my rights or responsibilities are. Do I just let him give it back to the bank? BTW it was my house before I married him. I raised my children in that house, but it is not worth the amount of the mortgage. I need to know if I have any rights, responsibilities, or OPTIONS?

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Owner of lot of land, the grant deed of which contains

Owner of lot of land, the grant deed of which contains specific restrictions of how the land can be used (residential), and invokes mutual equitable servitude between all lot owners in subdivision. Our lot was only lot ultimately sold (1954), the rest retained by seller/owner over the years. Only now the successor/owner of remaining land has sold the land and it has been re-zoned commercial and on verge of commercial development. Do restrictions on our land apply to remaining land via reciprocal negative easement? This is California.

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In 2012 I had been looking to get my mortgage modified to

In 2012 I had been looking to get my mortgage modified to take advantage of the lower interest rates than I was paying.. CitiMortgage had denied me the modification and so I saw a company advertising that they had the skills toget almost loan modified. I filled out a request for information and someone called me. They went through an entire sales discussion of their abilities and I agreed if they would give me a money back guarantee that I woupld sign up for their services. I filled out the usual paperwork and signed the contract which included me giving them 725.00/month for 3 months (this was their fee for the work) and they convinced me that they would have the loan completed by the time the final payment was complete. Well the final payment came and went and I started getting foreclosure notices in the mail. I called to ask why they were planning to foreclose but they would not speak to me about my loan because I had given power of attorney to the company that was supposed to be representing me. I called the company and they told me that the dept that had sent me the notice was not the same department they had been working with. Within a month after that this company had taken down their website and shut off their phones and had disappeared. I found them ion facebook bragging about their vacations in Florida. I contacted the Florida State Bar, as did a few others and the attorney was disciplined for his behavior. My question is this...how can I get back all the money I had to pay to the foreclosure company and all the late charges to CitiMortgage etc etc... This attorney lives in Florida, and I live in Missouri

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I have a home that I own the deed on which doesn't have a

I have a home that I own the deed on which doesn't have a mortgage on it. The home is in NYC. I will not be selling it as there are family members that live in the home. However, I'm trying to purchase a new home in Illinois. Can I use the home in NYC as collateral on a new mortgage for a different home in IL? My credit is relatively poor (low 600's). However, I do plan on putting down 20% for the down payment on the new home. What are my options? How would I structure such a loan? Would lenders see this additional asset as a mitigating their risk and potentially provide me with a better rate? Are there specific lenders that would be more interested in this type of situation? Thanks in advance for your help.

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