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An owner bought a garden ('basement') unit in our condo

An owner bought a garden ('basement') unit in our condo association about 20 years ago. The unit did have flooding issues which she claims not to have known about; I was aware of them because I knew the previous owner. She is a realtor; so my argument was that she, of all people, should have done due diligence before purchase, correct? Is the condo association required to correct the flooding in her garden unit using association funds? Does she have obligations to help prevent flooding? Finally, under the Illinois Condominium Property Act, I see on pp. 34-35 that alterations in the common elements require a 2/3 majority vote from all owners. Would this apply in her case if common elements are altered, i. e. only being altered if 2/3 of the owners agree to the expense?

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We put a credit card deposit in March 2016 for $1622.20 for

we put a credit card deposit in March 2016 for $1622.20 for a home fr Long and Foster in Bethany Beach, DE. I paid the final payment of$1737.10 b/c the agent said it would be cheaper than credit card payment. When we arrived at the homewe paid for, it was not what it looked like in the pictures. We had paid our part of the bargain, but the reality company did not do their part. Finally, we said we wanted to leave as we had little children, didn't want them crawling on the filthy floors etc., needed to feed them and get them back into the car for the long trip back home. The manager for Long and Foster, agreed to refund our money. She asked for an email stating the conditions but 2 days later she now refuses to refund our money as thehomeowner won't cooperate. Thank you for any help!

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We made an offer on a house. They did not ask for earnest

We made an offer on a house. They did not ask for earnest money. We had an inspection and there were a ton of things wrong with it. We said we weren't comfortable with the purchase. They said they would fix everything. We said we still didn't want to go ahead with it. Now they say they are going to sue us if we don't give them $2,000.00. They also said they want us to go with their lender and I said absolutely not! This is such a mess and I'm not sure if they are within their legal right to do this. I'd rather buy it than to throw $2,000.00 away like that. Please help!

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I live in New Jersey and I am selling my house. We go to

I live in New Jersey and I am selling my house. We go to closing next week. They already did the inspection and everything is good. My question is what if for some reason the buyer cannot get The mortgage approved? Obviously they cannot buy the house at that point. But do I get some type of compensation for it? Like a deposit or something?

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We moved to Oregon and are selling our home in Indiana. We

We moved to Oregon and are selling our home in Indiana. We had people contracted to clean up and take care of the place until sold. We agreed to a $4500 price reduction because they thought there was clean up they would have. We signed on the 9th of July and the police were called on the guy working on our behalf because he hadn't consulted them on The 15th of July. We wanted to cancel the contract at that point and have their earnest money returned. They said they wanted the place but wanted it left as is. An addendum was sent to them stating we wouldn't be doing any clean up and they were buying as is. No response! They want us to sign the FHA papers to get the loan but they don't want the addendum included. The original contract has where they could charge us $125 per day to clean up debris. There is a raven on the place and we don't have anyone working for us to take care of anything since they called the police. Their realtor said she contacted the realtor legal hotline and they said they don't have to add the addendum and we are holding the buyers hostage by not signing the FHA papers until they sign the addendum. My husband is 75 and I will be 70 next month. We can't afford to pay thousands of dollars to them and we've already given them a low ball price. Do we have any rights?Thank you,Mary Lou Rutledge (###) ###-####***@******.***

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My mother is 82 year old who lives in Georgia and the real

My mother is 82 year old who lives in Georgia and the real estate agent coerce her into selling her property without getting approval for a mortgage to purchase a new home. It was brought to our attention a week ago that the contract was already signed and she is without a new home. A previous discussion with the agent explicitly stating that the property should not be sold before a guaranteed loan approval. I would like to have this contract cancelled, is the possible?

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I now have an offer on my home, just accepted it two days

I now have an offer on my home, just accepted it two days ago. The buyers are pre qualified but not approved for the loan yet, as the loan company has to verify all their income, etc. My Agent emailed me today and told me the inspection was next Wednesday and that the buyers, the inspector and another agent in her office would be at my house for several hours and that I had to leave. I told her that I only wanted professionals doing the inspections, not the buyers, and that since my house is so small, and I work from my home office, that I would be here, but stay out of their way. I also requested that only the Inspector and Realtor come in then, and that the Inspector could do a report t to share with the buyers and bring them back to show them what he found at a later date. My agent, the listing agent, tried to bully me into leaving my home and letting everyone go through my house and belongings. I feel very uncomfortable about this and told her that. I am not refusing the inspection but don't want buyers who have not been approved for the loan yet going through my personal and business property. She tried to argue with me but I was firm. I am suspicious of the buyers anyway, as this seemed to be a set up deal in the first place. They made the offer before my house even was put in MLS. I do want to sell but not be victimized. What is your advice on all this?

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I listed a property for my seller. The other seller had his

I listed a property for my seller. The other seller had his own listing agent.My and my seller went to a real estate attorney after I took the listing.The attorney advised my seller he can put the home on the market as long as we stipulate that the home is owned 50/50 and we do not have full cooperation of the other seller. So we put it on the market received four very good offers. the other seller accepted an offer and we just closed escrow.Now the other seller filed a complaint that I could not put the home on the market. Will I get fined if I do not have the other sellers signature on my listing agreement. The other sellers attorney told me the home was going into default and it has foreclosure pending. So I put that on MLS and now the other seller is telling me that information was wrong also, that is part of the complaint..Does the other seller have a good case against me even thought my sellers attorney told us to put it on the market?

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How are you! May I ask I want to sell a house in las vegas,

Hi, Sir/Madam,How are you!May I ask I want to sell a house in las vegas, now the buyer request disclose Mold Notice Form, this house was roof damage as we bought several years ago, but we fixed it already after we bought, now we disclose this water damage, this form said buyer duty to inspect and release liability, may I ask if buyer accept it, can we be lawsuit in the future for this issue or no? I really appreciated your help.Thanks and best regardsMaggie

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