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I purchased a property behind another one 28 yrs ago, my

I purchased a property behind another one 28 yrs ago, my property has a 20 X 100 ft long easement from the St to my property. With the original owner no problem, however, with the present owner the 20 ft was transformed into a 16 ft. He places his trash cans and built a patio that is 4 ft into the easement. With the original owner I paid for half of the fence, the new owner denies even thou I have the receipt and it is signed by the original owner stating my contribution. I can not even hang signs on the fence to stop people from entering my long drive way. The sign reads "PRIVATE ROAD RESIDENTS ONLY". The people from the other side of the drive way park cars close to their property, but, they use my driveway to get in and out and refused to respect my rights. They park 1,2, and even 3 cars and half of their cars are on my driveway easement.The zip for the property is 91977

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I own a manufacuture home in Florida gated community on

I own a manufacuture home in Florida gated community on leased land. Lease and prospectus says we must maintain property in a neat and clean fashion,,grills tools and bicycles must be stored in utility shed...Management reserves the right to contract services to bring in compliance and bill the home owner .... We have been to manage with pictures several times since January regarding of homes on either side of our home. One just left after being evicted and the other has gotten a letter to clean up or they will be asked to leave...It has now been over a week since the park took over and boarded up the one property and the other has done nothing to clean up theirs. We are looking at a yard that still has siding that has been there since the hurrican came through in Nov.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: They bought the home right after the hurricane they have decking piled high the owner is a painter contractor and we have gallon buckets and ladders etc on the side.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Only trips to the management with pictures and our complaints and they say it will be taken care of....JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We just had a rent increase of 5% that we have every year and I would like to know what my next step is and can I with hold our autamtic withdrawal for rent till they clean up their own property and the other peoples as they have that ability....

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I'm an easement holder, the land in front of me (37 acres)

I'm an easement holder, the land in front of me (37 acres) has been sold. The new owners want to build 5 Chicken houses and turn the land into a year round commercial chicken operation. In the past it was only used to grow crops 4 months out of the year. I have a 50' easement the has a 12' wide drive way, 1039' long and a drainage ditch that is 10' wide that runs the length of it.The chicken operation will increase traffic over my easement 500 %. This will differently hinder my use of the easement.my question is can the do this?

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My hoa is saying that I have to park our cars in the garage

my hoa is saying that I have to park our cars in the garage and we can not park in our driveway overnight as a member but they do allow guests to park in driveways overnight for up to 14 days. I believe this infringes on our property rights what's ur view ?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: its in covenantsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: but it is unreasonable

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We live in, Nevada ( County) and own a condo. There was a

We live in Henderson, Nevada (Clark County) and own a condo. There was a detached garage for sale in the same complex by the owner who lives above us and we offered to purchase the detached garage. It was sold to us by a bill of sale, but nothing further. We know and trust the seller, but want to legally transfer the garage over to our deed.A few notes. The HOA CCR's do allow for the sale of the garage and we have received confirmation of this from the management. The garage doesn't have a separate parcel number from the unit.The question is how do we do two things 1) Amend the deed of the current owner to remove the garage from his deed 2) Add the garage to our deed. As well, what forms are needed to make this happen? Lastly, who do ask to assist us in this process to make sure it's done right. Title companies won't touch it because it doesn't have a parcel number, and the local recorder's office won't offer any advice.Thanks in advance

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I have a deeded egress, ingress and regress easement which

I have a deeded egress, ingress and regress easement which runs through my neighbors property from the main road to my property. Do I have the right to improve the easement property such as cutting down trees and grading to make a proper road?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: South CarolinaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: The deed is on file.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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We're looking at a home to buy-It has land that goes down to

We're looking at a home to buy-It has land that goes down to the edge of a private lake. The notes and agent say it has Lake Access but I don't know what that means. Do I have full access to the lake for fishing and kayaking?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: We are just talking about the property right now.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's it. Just wondering how to know I have the ability to kayak and fish.

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In 1980, the original ower of 225 acres of land being

in 1980, the original ower of 225 acres of land being subdivided into lots granted blanket easement for utility companies. When my wife and I purchased two lots, we were not made aware of this easement granting. Now the electric company wants to put in power poles across our land, and they state the original granting is in effect and we have no say in this easement situation. Are we bound by law to the original granting, or can we have a new easement drawn up that protects our interests in the land and where the power poles can be installed? Long question, but important to us as land owers.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NCJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Only the original agreement of which we were unaware.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's about it.

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We entered into a lease in Sacramento, CA about 2 months

We entered into a lease in Sacramento, CA about 2 months ago. We got a verbal promise that we could see the property before getting into. We signed the lease and then he would not let us see the property until the day we moved in. We moved in and found out that the pictures he was using to list were old (about 7 years old) and it looks completely different now.When we contacted the realtor he said that we could break the lease within 6 months (March 29) but he doesn't want to add an amendment to the current one-year contract either.We want to move out the property in 30 days and need to know what the issues are and what needs to be done. Can we give him notice tomorrow and put the house available (with a door lock) so he can start showing the property right away?

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