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I am looking to purchase property in Louisiana. The seller

I am looking to purchase property in Louisiana. The seller wants to include, in the purchase agreement, the stipulation that if i was ever to sell the property that i would have to sell it back to her or her immediate family. Is there any issue with including this in the agreement? If not, what is the proper terminology to use?

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I'm stuck emotionally and economically on Having the buyer

For Barrister: I'm stuck emotionally and economically on Having the buyer accept the property with grandfather clause status as a non-conforming use. My dad and I talked about it everyday and I can't seem to let go of the idea. Also, the estate can get substantially more money, if so. I want to prove him right. I want the title company to refer to maps that show the 1956 subdivision. Does a title company get into the zoning commission's decisions in the past, even if the town recinds it?

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We just bought a house and have the plats for the location

We just bought a house and have the plats for the location where the house is. I We could have had a survey before or after we bought the house. Since having a survey is expensive I decided to see if one of my neighbors surveyed. Where we live their are rods in the ground we found that lets me know where the boundary is on the lot. Bad news: Our sun room was built on the other lot. The owner was a realter. He sold the house to two other people and did not know this when he had the house built? I don' t think anyone checked. Shouldn't they have revealed this to me? What do I do?

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I am in an HOA with 6 other homes and I have the concurrence

I am in an HOA with 6 other homes and I have the concurrence of the 6 homeowners to build a barrier wall between my home and the road in an area that the declarant approved when the home was built as a wall easement area. I have made two proposals and he will only tell me they are aesthetically inappropriate but they match the existing entry walls that are in place. We have 7 votes and he has 21 by virtue of an attached undeveloped but platted area for homes that he is trying to sell to a developer. I think he is being arbitrary and capricious and ultimately is trying to protect his interest in this other development. Do you have any ideas on what I might do?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I am sorry I am in Marana ArizonaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I have submitted two proposals to him as he is the architectural committee - just him.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I do not think so

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My Neighbors are trying to claim my land by adverse

my Neighbors are trying to claim my land by adverse possession. Do they have to file anything with the courts or can they just say that it belongs to them because their fence has been on my property for over 20 years ? Even though they have not had the fence on it for more than 20, as a matter of fact I haven't even lived there for that 20 years and the fence came after I lived there.

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Barrister

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Can HOA Bylaws prevent me from parking my RV? Shouldn't this

Can HOA Bylaws prevent me from parking my RV?Shouldn't this restriction be in the CC&R's? BTW, I have no CC&R's on my property.Thanks.

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I live in a part of Florida were the famous land scams

I live in a part of Florida were the famous land scams ("Your Dream Retirement Paradise!!") of the 1960's and 70's occurred. All this land was subdivided and subsequently sold, but not a single thing was ever built. Today, it is a 19,000 acre patchwork of State owned lands and private lands.The State acquires the land for the purpose of conservation. Private parties buy the land for (very poor) investments and access to the natural areas for hunting and recreation. There are still a surprising number of people who own the land the paid far too much for in the 1960's.All the lands are accessible via platted right of ways. Very few of those right of ways have been opened, thus, the various landowners have no legal access to their properties according the the small municipality that controls the right of ways.Every deed references language on the original 1911 plat the the right of ways are created through a granting of easement to the County. That easement apparently went to the town when they incorporated a few years backHERE'S THE QUESTION:Can the local town the the lands are mostly within (it's very rural) prohibit or otherwise restrict property owners from accessing their lands for the purpose of recreation and hunting?Some of these lands are far from the main road. Walking to them is not practical. The real question is whether a path can be made on the right of way (it's a wooded area) for owner access. Not to build a house, but just to drive a truck or atv back to the property?

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Subject: Condo Property Ownership. Context: Filing a "Legal

Subject: Condo Property Ownership. Context: Filing a "Legal Protest by Property Owner(s)" re proposed adjacent development within 150-ft of affected property and 20% included area threshold. Such successful filing requires City Council to approve related requested zoning change by a super majority rather than a simple majority of the Council. Jurisdiction: City of Scottsdale, AZ, Ordinance Section 1.706. Issue: In the case of an adjacent condo complex property, what entity(s) qualifies as a protesting property owner? Additional: City Planning Department maintains that each individual condo unit owner whose unit physically meets the proximity requirements would independently need to join such a "Legal Protest." I would argue the condo Association should be able file as an "owner" of the property in this regard. Your learned opinion?

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I own a lot in a subdivision and one of the boundaries

I own a lot in a subdivision and one of the boundaries between lots is a creek which is moving gradually. The Subdivision Plat calls the centerline of the creek with bearings and distances. Does the boundary of my lot move with the creek or is it fixed by the bearings & distances?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: OregonJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, a surveyor.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The surveyor is researching this but I would like your opinion.

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