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I have a property that I rent out to travelers as a short

I have a property that I rent out to travelers as a short term rental (under 30 days). A few people in our City have decided that this right should be terminated. There are approximately 25 short term rentals in our City. Do I, as a property owner, have the right to rent out my property either long term or short term?

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3 adjacent properties have written ingress and egress easements

3 adjacent properties have written ingress and egress easements to cross the property of my neighbor. The 3 properties have been deeded to the USFS with the easements. Now that they are owned by the USFS can I use the easement for ingress and egress to the now USFS property?

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My husband and I have buildt a single family residence ...

My husband and I have buildt a single family residence on property that we hold the title to in Port Orange FL. We are having a difficult time with the city officials regarding landscaping. We are zoned county, agricultural. They are demanding that we "cover all disturbed land areas." We have bent over backwards tying to comply with their demands for the front yard which has been completely covered. We are doing a xeriscape to conserve water. The backyard and side yards we were initially told did not need to be "covered." Now they are saying we need to do it. My question is this: 1. what are my rights as regarding private property (can I tell them to bug off and leave us alone? We need to get a Certificate of Occupancy, which also rubs me the wrong way!) 2. I am a person of integrity and responcibility and would love to landscape if I could move in first and take my time in planting. Can they really make us do all this?

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I took over the lease (I am the only one on it) of my apt

Hi Pearl, I took over the lease (I am the only one on it) of my apt this past September, and moved a new roommate in. I signed a month to month sublet agreement with her. About a month into living with my other roommate and I her behavior became particularly odd. When I asked her to leaved with a months notice, 2 months in she replied with a "you'd have to evict me." She refused to speak to me via anything other then email. Finally, I spoke to her, feeling that the eviction process was too daunting. A month later, she moved to LA, changed her address and started sending me rent certified. She told me she would return in the "Spring." Following up with this, yesterday, I sent a very docile email to see when this time frame could mean. She reacted combatively, sent an email saying she deleted the voice mail I left her (I have called her only this once since she left), and basically called the request "emotional." I feel un-safe having her looming over our heads, and so does the other woman living in the apt, my question is what is the by the books way of evicting her. I feel she has been evicted elsewhere, she has several names ( have a copy of her license), and seems to be with it with the law. Thank you, StacyJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: East Village, NYCJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I have not done anything, yet, I want to make sure I do everything rightJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She has exhibited behavior consistent with someone dealing with mental illness. That's it. Thank you for your swift reply.

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I got a 30 day notice because the management say the smell

I got a 30 day notice because the management say the smell coming from my apartment should leave or let them take me to court.and its not true

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I entered into a loan modification (not a trial modification

I entered into a loan modification (not a trial modification but an actual modification) several years back with Countrywide Home Loans, who was actually the servicer of my loan (it was suppose to be Countrywide Loan Servicing, but that's a question for another day) and they refered to themselves as the "lender" in the modification.Would this mean that Countrywide was then the "owner of the note" from then on and the party to bring any foreclosure action against me in the future? Of course it

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I moved into my house one year ago. My backyard is fenced in

I moved into my house one year ago. My backyard is fenced in by vinyl fencing. My neighbor approached me and stated he needs to build a brick retaining wall so he can build a garage. I told him I am unwilling to replace my current fence due to having the fences not matching as well as having my sprinkler line along the fence. The current fence is also in great condition. He then informed me he had given the previous home owners two feet of his property to accommodate their wishes of extended the yard. He stated he now wants that two feet back and will build his wall since the current fence is on his property. He is in the process to start building the wall and I believe he will attempt to break down the fence and build the new one as well as take two feet which he had "previously owned". Is he able to do this.

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My husband and I just bought our house that we were renting.

Hello! My husband and I just bought our house that we were renting. We paid rent for the month of March. The house closed on 3/23/17. Shouldn't we get 9 days of rent back?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: We closed on 3/23/17. It became ours.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Can a association board spend moneys with out approval of

can a association board spend moneys with out approval of the condo owners and if so is there a limit?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Yes it is in FloridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Not yet the owners are worried that the board will deplete the funds for things that were not approved by the owners at the yearly meeting.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: just if the owners have any say in this or if as we have been told by the board they can spend what they want and we have no say.

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