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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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My house was foreclosed on illegally and l now have an

My house was foreclosed on illegally and l now have an eviction notice. What can l do while l secure an attorney to file against the bank. I am 69 yrs old with very limited resources

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I've been the executor of my dads for almost 2 years. Most

Hi Pearl, I've been the executor of my dads for almost 2 years. Most recently I've had a neice move into the property with the intention to purchase it. she has made two payments. The value of that house is not that great. However she doesn't have established credit and has not yet qualified for a loan to cover the total purchase price. I can purchase the house and do a rent to own. But I'm not 100% as to how to handle that. There are heirs. And I've had to purchase a bond on the house.. let need advice on how best settle this matterJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Sorry I'm SherriJA: 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 am not sure if this is what I need to ask you. I am an

I am not sure if this is what I need to ask you. I am an only child both parents have passed I have lived with them always but am not on the deed. Is it possible to get the house put in my name. I am on disability and do not have funding can you help thank you.

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I had leased retail space to a company with a one-year lease

I had leased retail space to a company with a one-year lease agreement. Four months before the expiration of the lease, tenant wrote that they wanted to extend the lease with option to buy. The month before lease expires, tenant pays rent for the month after lease expiration with the expectation that he will occupy premises after lease expires. We reached a tentative agreement on the lease, but two weeks before lease expiration tenant claims to have financing in place to purchase but will not complete financing until a week after lease expires. Two days before lease expires tenant informs me that financing fell through and will vacate the property on last day of lease. Tenant wants extra month rent returned. I contend that rent was paid to insure tenant's occupancy of the premises after the expiration of lease, while waiting for financing. Alternately, by accepting rent I was obliged not to lease to another interested party as well as not relisting the property. Am I required to return the month's rent?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Never signed lease renewalJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, thanks.

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My ex-mother-in-law asked me to move into one of her rental

My ex-mother-in-law asked me to move into one of her rental properties and be closer to her (rent free). I moved from Texas to Kentucky last spring to do just that. She became unexpectedly ill and died a couple of months ago. The heirs and executor all agreed to let me stay here rent free until the place sold. It had sold rather quickly and closes next week. How much time to I have to move out? My new house isn't ready yet.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: KentcukyJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No. There were no rental agreements or lease and I haven't heard from the new owner yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Don't think so.

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Tina, Wait Pearl Sorry* No Well, I have received paper work

Hello TinaJA: Where is the property located?Customer: Wait Pearl Sorry*JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No Well, I have received paper work from my building managment groupJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am a tennant in an apartment building who voilated my lease by hosting a room on Air BnB

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We own an upscale town home to include 2ft around the

We own an upscale town home to include 2ft around the outside perimeter. We share common area with two others. One of these built a patio and retaining wall that encroaches the common area PLUS does not fit with the rest of the architecture of all of the town homes. They received approval for the plan from a committee of one (the builder). The hoa board member we spoke to wasn't of such approval. Did the builder and owner have the right to build a patio and retaining wall in the common area?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: KansasJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: What kind?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Please connect

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I have a situation where I purchased land on ebay and the

I have a situation where I purchased land on ebay and the person deeded a different parcel of land to me. I've tried to contact and make sure that this was what the intended to do, this has been going on for over 6 years, I've been paying the taxes. I now want to sell the land.I composed the letter below and would like some input. Especially in the wording when I state that "it will be understood", is there wording that is more legal that I could use.[This is in reference to Ebay Item #130343858654, concerning the advertised parcel of land. The parcel that was listed for sale was parcel #210,133.3-2(210,133.03-002.00); that is also the parcel listed on the bill of sale. That is not the parcel that was deeded, instead what was deeded is parcel #210,135.02-023.000. I had previously contacted you and receivedď no response. At this time I plan to liquidate the land. If I do not receive a written response within 30 days of receiving this letter, it will be understood that you intended to substitute this parcel of land for the parcel that was sold, and you forfeit any future claim to Parcel #210,135.02-023.000. It will also be understood that you did not sell or promise this parcel of land to any other individual, group, organization, or business; and that is not the case, you will assume the responsibility of restitution to all parties involved.]

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