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The condo building I live in has two units renovated without

For Massachusetts lawyers only:<br /><br />The condo building I live in has two units renovated without any permits. They were amateur, do-it-yourself make-overs without any condo association supervison or oversight. i don't know what was done in the units. These two units have since been "sold" into trusts.<br /><br /> As an owner in the building:<br /> -what risks do I have?<br /> -what can I do to protect myself?<br /><br /> If I were a condo trustee: <br />-what risks do I have? <br />-what should I do to protect the condo association?

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A woman moved into my home before putting all utilities in

A woman moved into my home before putting all utilities in her name or paying 350 in rent.. which is normally 725.00 but she helped with painting and cleaning..She also did some things that i told her not to do..Should i send her a certified letter stating that rent is due and have her sign that she will put utilities in her name so that i can turn them off and send her a lease? I have tried to work with her as much as i can but she is trying to completely make all the rules and not follow any..She was on leased housing and did not get an extension and some complications came up. She blames me but they have several hoops to work thru but ultimately she should have gotten an extension and it would have worked out.

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I own a condominium.I haven't paid the mortgage 2

I own a condominium.I haven't paid the mortgage for about 2 years,because of a hardship.I hired a lawyer who goes in court and postpones the foreclosure sale,as long as possible.Now I just listed my property for a SHORT-SALE,with a Real Estate Agent.My Agent deals with my Lender,regarding the Short Sale.Should I hire the same lawyer for my Short Sale,once I get an offer?Or it MUST be a different lawyer?

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We did not extend closing date because sellers agent did not

We did not extend closing date because sellers agent did not have a short sale extension approval. Agent said the seller would extend if lender could provide a "clear to close" by 5:00 pm July 15th. Lender said the underwriter could not provide a "clear to close" without proof of short sale extension, but stated as soon as we received short sale approval, buyer could close. Agent is related to seller.

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I am living on property in Hawaii that is owned by my

I am living on property in Hawaii that is owned by my boyfriend and his siblings.They inherited it from their parents. It is an LLC I have lived with Billy here for 13 years, Can his sister evict me or us? His neices live in the main house, we live in a shack in the back.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Hawaii, kauaiJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, other than an attorney friend.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am on disability and he has claimed me as his dependent for years.

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I purchased property in Ithaca ny. I need to go to

I purchased property in Ithaca ny. I need to go to litigation on this real estate transaction. Can I change jurisdiction?

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I am a new tenant, I have a least with the owner of the

I am a new tenant, I have a least with the owner of the property. 3 months into my least, the owner want to hire a property manager to manage this property. I meet with this property manager, he stated how the work with repairs with this property, as well as they will start collecting the rent. They also stated if my rent is not paid by the 5th of the month, the will server a 3 day notices which will cause me to have additional fees. My question is my lease is between me and the owner. Do I have to deal with this new property manager and their new changes that is not in the lease.

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I am a fence contractor, and I have a customer that wants me

I am a fence contractor, and I have a customer that wants me to build a fence. However there is no way for me to do so without being on the neighbors property, and he has said absolutely not. Is there a law in Missouri that would allow me to be on his property justduring the course of the job ? Will take about 3 days.

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Can the Board Members go outside the Master Deed and

Can the Board Members go outside the Master Deed andcondominium project and purchase land without the co-owners approval?

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