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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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Barrister

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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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Dimitry Esquire

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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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Jane Doe Deer

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The HOA has denied my request for a remodel. The project has

The HOA has denied my request for a remodel. The project has been permitted through the city Buiding Office and designed by a licensed designer and building contractor. CC&R is silent on this issue. HOA hasn't given specific reasons other than "no one has done that before and we would be setting precident. Can I sue to get the remodel done?

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P. Simmons

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I am renting an apartment in Atlanta with a roommate. I lost

I am renting an apartment in Atlanta with a roommate. I lost my job and will not be able to pay my part of the rent. In order to break the contract we have to pay 2months rent and other fees which total over 8,000,which we cannot afford. I am planning on just moving out. What would you advise?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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If I am a buyer of commercial real estate in Wisconsin and I

If I am a buyer of commercial real estate in Wisconsin and I never paid any earnest money, can I terminate the contract?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: WisconsinJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: None. There is just a contract to purchase, which is signed but there was never any earnest money paid.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that is it.

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ScottyMacESQ

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Our HOA has a section which defines "noxious behavior"

Our HOA has a section which defines "noxious behavior" rather vaguely. Some examples are loud tv's, loud music, any prolonged unpleasant or excessive noise that is considered unreasonable, other activities that affect the quiet enjoyment of others. We have one neighbor who claims that the city ordinances allow for his screaming meemie children to carry on at high volume. Our ccr's appear to be stricter with regard to what is acceptable though no noise level measurement is stated. Are our rules enforceable or is he correct in his assertion that the city ordinances supersede the ccr's?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Lexington, SCJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: The ccr's and by-laws have been recorded at the register of deeds.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, that's pretty much it except he doesn't think that his newly painted neon aqua door is a violation of the rule that all exterior door paint should be harmonious and in keeping with the established dark brown, black, dark burgundy, dark greens. Also did not ask ARB permission before changing paint color from original black.

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My neighbor built a garage 10 years ago 6 inches from my

My neighbor built a garage 10 years ago 6 inches from my property line. Its been grandfathered in. I want to put up a privacy fence. How close to my own property line can I build it, giving there is only 6 inches between?JA: Is there an easement or public access on the property line?Customer: noJA: Where is the property located?Customer: Council Bluffs IowaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Loren

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I live in Washington state, in the city of Auburn WA,I live

My name is***** live in Washington state, in the city of Auburn WA,I live in a Apartment my lease ends in June 2017, My question is that back in August 2016 I last my job,and I was also hospitalize for organ failed and the most the most recent on January 10 had a heart attack, my savings have RUN OUT ! I can't pay my rent no more I NEED TO MOVE OU BY END OF 01/31/2017 TO LIVE WITH FAMILY MEMBERS, I'm still in recovery with no income to make a short story I have give my landlord a letter with INTENTION OF VACATE explaining my situation, but they told me I'm still responsible intill the Unit is rented, and if I don't pay they send my debt to collection. What should I do? I dont have money and job my Dr said I can't work for a period of time do to my hert problem please help me out for any legal advice my number is(###) ###-####or send me a email @***@******.*** Thank you.

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Barrister

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