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Must I pay taxes on a property to have a adverse possession

Must I pay taxes on a property to have a adverse possession claim in Texas?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no and I have a deed in my name for at least 8 years.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I purchased a property at an auction and after a year i was told that that sale had to be reversed due to the fact that the previous owner was not properly notified(she had passed away),and i was told by my attorney that i would not win the case. so i signed a form that prevented me from passing the deed and was told to move, but i never did and somehow it feel through the cracks in the system. i believe the bank is out of business and they were part of the MERS system. i have been living here ever since. the only thing I am unsure of is taxes that were being paid from an unknown source which i think is the MERS system. Can i successfully file a claim?

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I have question on how I can put my sister on title of my

I have question on how I can put my sister on title of my house that I own but she lives in and pays all the mortgage. she does not have money to buy the house but wants to start to build her own equity so she can eventually sell the house . not sure who to talk to and to see if this is even possibleJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: caJA: 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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I have the propsition ca. tax break on my personal residence

Hi, i have the propsition ca. tax break on my personal residence with my husband. The title to my inhirited single family residence from my deceased mother needs to be retiltled in my name. However, my husband and I will not be selling our residence until we remodel my inhirited home. Will we be able to transfer the prop 13 reduced tax basis to my inhirited home at the time of the sale of our personal home later in the year or in 2018 when my inhirited home will be ready to become our retirement home?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: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I need some clarification on homestead issues in Utah. When

I need some clarification on homestead issues in Utah. When the code says:(3)A homestead is exempt from judicial lien and from levy, execution, or forced sale except for:(a)statutory liens for property taxes and assessments on the property;(b)security interests in the property and judicial liens for debts created for the purchase price of the property;(c)judicial liens obtained on debts created by failure to provide support or maintenance for dependent children; and(d)consensual liens obtained on debts created by mutual contract.Does this mean that the homestead itself (the primary residence) is protected from lien, levy, execution and forced sale when (a) through (d) do not apply, or, does it mean that only the homestead exemption ($30,000) is protected in the event a judgement creditor forces a sale?

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I am doing some remodeling on a house i bought last year and

I am doing some remodeling on a house i bought last year and the state is reassessing my home on the construction activity. Is it on the whole amount of the project or is there a subset that should be applicable to property tax? Floor fixing? New kitchen? Didn't move any fixtures or plumbing - just updated floors and walls etcJA: 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: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: nope thanks

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The Utah code on homesteads states the following: (3) A

The Utah code on homesteads states the following:(3) A homestead is exempt from judicial lien and from levy, execution, or forced sale except for:(a) statutory liens for property taxes and assessments on the property;(b) security interests in the property and judicial liens for debts created for the purchase price of the property;(c) judicial liens obtained on debts created by failure to provide support or maintenance for dependent children; and(d) consensual liens obtained on debts created by mutual contract.Does this mean that as long as (a) through (d) do not apply that the homestead in question cannot be seized and sold by a non-consensual judgement creditor?

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I have a quit claim deed for a home from a former

I have a quit claim deed for a home from a former girlfriend. She has requested a quit claim deed to return the property. Do I have an legal exposure from loans if the property was used as collateral or taxes. I never lived in the home.

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I own a condo, when purchased was not told of HOA during

I own a condo, when purchased was not told of HOA during closing, 3 yrs later I get a statement with $4,000. Of dues. I also notice it does not have the name of my complex,. The builders have not sold anymore properties and have decided to rent over 60 units instead and renters do not pay for parking or grounds. I have never gone or heard of any board meetings or members and as for common grounds there pot holes for the past 3 yrs that I live there. I received a notice stating I have 10 days to either pay or legal actions may be taken. I also have other questions involved with my condo..JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Orange County, Middletown nyJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No, just received the letter yesterday, postmarked 12/26/16JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I also have repairs that were never completed stated during closing 3yrs ago.

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My sister agreed to pay property taxes on mobile home in

My sister agreed to pay property taxes on mobile home in 2013 and would continue rental agreement until tax amount was met - probably 2-3 years.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Indiana - but when the mobile home was paid off they tried to gift it to me with $11,000 back taxes without my consent. This is a fraudulent attempt of tax evasion and deception of title transfer. The County changed tax records on their own without any legal transfer of title.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: The submitted an affidavit but did so without my knowledge.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Seems there is a lot of collusion going on within the system and I am having trouble getting justice.

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