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My parents passed (Dad in 2010 and Mother in 2013) away

My parents passed (Dad in 2010 and Mother in 2013) away intestate and had six kids. I paid the mortgage note for a year and a half before notifying the mortgage company I could no longer pay the mortgage. It took them almost a year to place the property in foreclosure status and they are still sending me statements like my parents are living. The original foreclosure amount was 18,000 and now it's around 26,000. My question is can they legally keep the property in foreclosure status when none of the 6 heirs has the legal right to contest the foreclosure?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And has any paperwork been filed?Customer: TexasJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No I was unable to hire a lawyer and maintain mortgage payments/property taxes and the other five heirs would not help me financially.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just want them to stop sending me statements and go ahead with the foreclosure. I get calls from the police about break-ins and certified letters from the City of Bryan, and I no longer have a vested interest in this property.

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I invested with another person in a quick claim deed on a

I invested with another person in a quick claim deed on a home. We each put in 12.5k. somehow he was able to get the deed put only in his name and left me off. I am out of state and he is in the state where we bought the house. this is a fraudulent transaction, right?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Michigan. My name is ***** ***** quick claim deedJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no..I want to know what my recourse is? I have to believe this is completely fraudulent on the part of the bank, the seller etc..JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: is there a cost for asking this question?JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: ok.. I would like to get an idea of how to proceed with 1) either getting my name on the deed and 2) if thats not possible what my next steps are for legal remedy

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Real estate question. My son and daughter in law are living

Real estate question. My son and daughter in law are living in our house in Florida they want to purchase the house. We still owe 190,000 and is mortgaged with chase. I have heard I can add them to the deed perhaps quit claim deed? And then they can refinance and keep the existing tax bill? In trying to help them and they are preapproved for 300,000 what the house is worth and we will minus 6 percent since their will be no realtor fees. Is this possible and what fees should we pay for?

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My son was foreclosed on Aug 18, 2016 here in Michigan. The

My son was foreclosed on Aug 18, 2016 here in Michigan. The redemption period was 6 months. How long does he have to vacate the property after the redemption period?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And has any paperwork been filed?Customer: This is in Michigan. The law says if it is agricultural land which it is listed as on the property tax, it is one year redemption. He received papers today stating the redemption period is 6 months and is up Feb. 18,2017JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Just the foreclosure sale which he was not notified of. No eviction notices or anything else.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He was notified of the Sheriffs sale by a realtor that knows the family. He was not notified by certification or even by a notice on the door of the property

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I was wondering about tenancy in common laws... Baltimore,

Hi, I was wondering about tenancy in common laws...JA: Where is the property located?Customer: Baltimore, Maryland. my house was inherited to me and my three brothers in 2003 when our mother passed away. Each owning 25%. My three brothers all own their own homes, but I was left to pay the annual property tax and such every year. there was no written agreement to this, they just put it on me to pay the taxes. I live in the house with my 2 daughters and granddaughter. My brothers now want to sell the property but I do not. what are my rights and/or what can I do.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: they have not filed anything. It was send in my mothers will/deed alll four of us own 25% of property as tenancy in common.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My eldest daughter is willing to buy them out but she herself can barely afford to do so but she is willing to so we all can keep the house and a place to live. What can be in advantage towards us and not them.

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I own property in Steeleville mo., bought it 25 years ago

I own property in Steeleville mo., bought it 25 years ago and made payments over three years, the lien never got lifted; now what-JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no, it was all paid off- am trying to sell it to a friend and this came up on the title searchJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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How do I re-title my house in PG county MD after divorce? I

How do I re-title my house in PG county MD after divorce? I drew up a quitclaim deed (my ex and I signed in front of a notary) and filed it with the PGC recorders office, but my annual property tax statement still reflects both our names...

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Need real estate attorney for eviction. have served 30 day

need real estate attorney for eviction. have served 30 day notice to one tenent and 60 notice to other tenant (over one year in unit).Should I wait and evict them together or pay an attorney for 2 evictions. The 30 day one is a subtenant without my permission and/or notification that she is even in the unit...!!!JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: California where the tenant is king. even without notification of tenancy! squatters rights is what I call them.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: 30 day and 60 day notices have been served by process server. Have not heard from either tenant. The tenant that has been there free for several years is my granddaughter and the other renter (without my knowledge) has moved in since Thanksgiving with her 14 year old son and dispossessed my 11 year old great grandson. The new squatter has taken charge and I cannot even discuss what's happening with my granddaughter.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I bought the condo for my granddaughter to live in as the cost of maintaining is $500 per month with is HOA dues, property taxes, insurance, water, sewer and garbage. Since she lost one half cujstody of oldest son, ex husband only gives $100 per month and her total disability is $1500 per month. Her unit usually rents for $1200 per month but I have been paying the $500 for the last 3 years as she is more or less at poverty level. Somehow she has this sub tenant that I still haven't talked to as she has made the granddaughter unavailable for conversation and this is , of course, with my granddaughters permission. They also have closed the door on grandpa, neighbors, etc. I need to get the squatter out and perhaps scan reestablish contact with granddaughter. If not, will evict her also but she also has a 6 year old son that I am very concerned about. They periodically gives the 11 year old back to his father for full time cujstodyh and then changes her mind and takes him back for her 1.2 week but he no longer has a room- the squatter and her son have his room and possessions. Since noone will talk with me, return text messages, my only choice is to evict, first the squatter and if no contact with grandaughter, have to evict her too. I am 86 and cannot support them forever as I will not be here forever--perhaps another 10 years.

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In May 2012 I sold a house in Indiana to a man who has a

In May 2012 I sold a house in Indiana to a man who has a good job and a good income and had no non-retirement fund savings. I agreed to hold the mortgage, 20-year term at 5%, with a balloon payment at 5 years, which is this May. The current balance on the mortgage is about $57,200. I currently live in Oregon.In the last two years the mortgagee has sent me two checks that were returned NSF, one month when he paid a month late, and 5 months ago he declared bankruptcy. Although his child support is now deducted by his employer and paid directly to his former wife, and another unspecified debt will be paid via his lawyer directly from his retirement account once he reaches 59.5, the filing has his mortgage as “self pay”. The lawyer that I consulted at the time told me that since at that moment he was current I could not request a change in the “self pay”. I do not expect that he is going to be able to find a lender so he can satisfy the balloon payment requirement by May, and need to know what my options are (if that turns out to be true) so I am prepared for it. His check this month was one of the NSF checks, so at this point he is late with this month's payment.

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