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I would like to know how we can add a dock easement to our

I would like to know how we can add a dock easement to our home real estate deed. Be it a note referring to the dock or some kind of reference to said dock.About 4-5 years back I went to the town to ask them for dock space on a strip of land they own due to a tax lien deed they obtained in 2004. The town does have a Tax collector's deed to this land and many people over the years have put docks on various parts of this land prior and since the town took possession. The land is on a Lake in the town of Northwood, New Hampshire of which we own a house close to the land. The town never did anything to stop people from building these docks nor did they do anything to document said docks. A select few of the docks have been there for possibly 20 years (adverse possession). The town and previous owner (Bain) just seemed to let things be and nobody paid taxes on said land.About 4-5 years ago I went to the town to ask for some dock space. The town Administrator told me they always meant to do something about the land (docks/use) since they obtained the land but never did. I volunteered to document all the docks and the people who use them and the Administrator agreed. I work with him on this for the next couple months. I found that some people received access easement deeds from the previous owner before/during the time he (Bane) was going to lose the land. The previous owner also attempted to give the land as a gift to the town in lieu of the taxes owed (town declined). I also found parts of the said land that were not being used. I documented every access easement, every dock not under easement but being used and all areas not in use. I submitted my maps/documents/findings to the administrator and was told I could use one of the unused areas and if anyone had a problem to come see him. We worked out an easement deed which states exactly where "my spot" is located. The easement was sent to the town lawyers but was never signed but we still agreed to my use of said area. The administrator told me this area has been a mess for years and was in part documented as stated in 1996 which reads as follows:From Board of Selectmen 1996"Two reasons prompt me to give you my opinion that it would not be worth accepting the proposed gift. First, the combat over temperament of the combatants, regardless of what the courts says. Our police department will probably continue to have to try to keep the peace, and I think it would only muddy the waters and bring on additional headaches for us if we were to end up being an owner of the strip of land that is crossed by all these people. Second, while the Banes are obviously looking to get some sort of tax benefit out of deeding to the Town's title to the strip of land itself, the value of the gift to us is highly questionable, where it would be encumbered by so many easements of individuals to cross the strip to get to their respective docks."After such time of this document from the Board of Selectmen, the town did take possession of the land via a Tax Collector's Deed in 2004, as I stated.After my work with the Administrator, the Town Assessor was tasked to resolve/document the lot/areas in question (LOT 8, Map108). I was given use of this land and have since been paying taxes on said use. This land is now listed on my Tax papers with a value of $12,000. I had a meeting with the Administrator and Assessor a few days ago to go over this. I then asked him if my access deed could be signed but because of the issue stated above: In turn he said, "This paper (pointing to my tax document) gives you the right to be there and this paper (the access deed I wrote out) tells people exactly where your dock in use is." Everything is filed together in LOT 8's file with the town.Now I am wondering if there is some way I can refer to this property in my current home deed.Thank you, Tom

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I have a piece of property listed that has a written

I have a piece of property listed that has a written easement to it and is recorded on a plat map. Neighbor has 2 or 300 ft of the easement fenced off so that I cannot drive off the road into the acreage. What needs to be done to make them tear the fence down?

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We bought property with the understanding from the realtor

We bought property with the understanding from the realtor and the previous owners that we would be able to get power lines run to the property. We have a 40 ft. deeded easement. The easement runs through a hay field, the owner of the hay field will not allow the power company to run lines to our property. He wants the 43 acers we bought back in the family, but know one from this family that owns the property around us ever put in a offer for this property. How can we push the utility company to get power to us.

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I red an Attorney with a retainer to sue my mortgage

I hired an Attorney with a retainer to sue my mortgage servicer. It has been 3 months, and no suit yet. Seems he is waiting for foreclosure and not sue. Does not answer emails or phone calls. What is your advise?

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I am due to be evicted from a foreclosure sale. Will they

I am due to be evicted from a foreclosure sale. Will they throw my property out on the street if i do not remove it at the time of eviction?

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I just found out that I have an eviction . I recently lost

I just found out that I have an eviction for Monday. I recently lost my job and have no way of moving nor do I have anywhere to go. What can I do, if anything>JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. The Real Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: I apologize, Good Morning. I just found out that I have an eviction for Monday. I recently lost my job and have no way of moving nor do I have anywhere to go. What can I do, if anything?JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Is that your answer?JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: i only found out about this through a phone call. From my understanding the Sheriff or Constable was suppose to leave a notice on my door and then I was suppose to receive something in the mail.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Real Estate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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If a contractor filed a lien and subsequently did not try to

If a contractor filed a lien and subsequently did not try to enforce it for ten years, how does the homeowner get the lien taken off the property?

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I am currently buying a house with another person that moved

I am currently buying a house with another person that moved out out over 1 year ago. How do I get his name off the title? I have no idea where to find him. So a quit claim is out of the picture. I do not know if this guy is even still alive! when he left he said he wanted no part of the house!

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I live in an hoa...never again. I didn't receive my

I live in an hoa...never again. I didn't receive my annual bill for the dues I text the hoa president to ask if they were late sending she said she'd look into it. I finally got my bill my normal hoa fee is 220 it arrived with a shocking new hoa due and an assessment to the hoa fees for the prior year. My new bill was almost 500 so I wanted answers as to detail of what the hoa expenditures have been for 2015 for the assessment placed then I asked for copies of the invoices showing the 2015 expenses. I was told no information is released to homeowners...got to tell you I have a problem with that answer. After much go back and forth they offered for me to go to the management office to review the files, I agreed as long as the hoa paid me by the hour to audit. They refused. I asked why the increase there's roughly 180 homes, 2 ponds with a fountain, few street lights a lawn care mowing service around these small ponds...that's it. The normal hoa due is 220, I paid the normal due because I wasn't notified of an increase or assessment and I've not been given what I as a homeowner requested to determine where our funds are spent. The last time I call my hoa out the treasurer didn't provide the information and sold his house...then a management company takes over and I'm still being told to just pay the bill. On my check it was in the memo by depositing this check my account is paid in full. They cashed it and put a lien on my home for the remainder. Is that legal? Do I have no choice but to pay just because they say pay this bill?

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