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I had purchased a trailer for my ex- to help her until she

I had purchased a trailer for my ex- to help her until she could save and purchase a home. They evicted her because they said she was late on her rent and wouldn't except a late charge. Come to find out they have done this to other also. Then they rent out the trailer for higher rent. I own this trailer how are they able to rent this property to someone else? I was never notified. Last wouldn't they owe me the money they get for rent? Last what right would they have to enter to property with out legal notice? Thanks, MikeJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: WisconsinJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I have not.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this time.

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Can you help me to understand rent to own for houses what

Can you help me to understand rent to own for houses what are the pros and cons against financing ?

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We are in the middle of buying a house in Idaho, we just

We are in the middle of buying a house in Idaho, we just found out the the renter in the house now has a letter signed by the owner stateing that they can rent to own the house. It is not witnessed nor noterized and has no end date on letter. Is he legally bound to sell to her when ever she decides to get a loan?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IdahoJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no it has notJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I believe that is it

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I am breaking lease on a house I rented due to health issues

I am breaking lease on a house I rented due to health issues of poorly taken care of the property (my opinion with pictures and detail of communication with landlord). I am anticipating an issue with one I consider a "slum" landlord. I gave a 40 day notice.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IndianaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No. I have paid current month rent. I just retired and understand I will, more than likely, loose full deposit but I need to find out to protect myself for any further financial obligation because he did not live up to his end of the lease.JA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: Hope I am understanding that I cannot do anything until action from the landlord has happened. Is this what you are saying?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No. I just need to understand my options in case this does turn ugly. I have been told this landlord does enjoy suing tenants....

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Wondering if I can buy from someone being sued, Tx, I

Wondering if I can buy from someone being suedJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TxJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I actually rented commercial building and have been there 3 months but they have fixed no problems that have occurred so I told him I would buy on a owner finance agreement "rent to own" but he is being sued and actually filed bankruptcy to protect the location from being auctioned offJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Have property in Charlotte County, Fl. that I am selling on

Have property in Charlotte County, Fl. that I am selling on land contract. Buyers have had a lot of medical payments during this time and I have been very generous in letting them not make payments when they get back on their feet. Last money paid was 2014. Recently learned that they have been renting out a room. I have just received an offer to sell to another person. Can I sell the contract to this person or do I have to go through the expense of evection?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: A land contract was drawn and notarized but never recorded at court house.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Our situation is a tad unique in how my husband and I have

Our situation is a tad unique in how my husband and I have never met the man who owns the home we live in. He lives outside of the US. We were originally going through an agent when we moved into the home 6 years ago. The agent was removed from the equation a few months later and we dealt solely with the landlord via Facebook and E-mail. The agreement, which we have from the landlord in a ton of emails, is that we are renting to own the house, treat the property as our own, and take as long as we need to take over the home. To make a long story short we had a real estate agent come by the house the other day and tell us we have 1 week before he puts the house on the market. Come to find out he already has it in the paper! We never received an email from the landlord prior to this or any other form of communication. We have made all rent payments every month for 6 years. Payments were drafted from our account into his so there is proof. Also, since we have been renting to own we have done quite a bit to the home including replacing the roof, plumbing, replacing floors, replacing appliances, etc, etc. Is the landlord within his rights to get an agent to try to sale the house out from under us?

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My fiance had been renting to own his mobile home for the

Hello. My fiance had been renting to own his mobile home for the past 3 or 4 years. His landlord has nothing written in the contract about lot rent, and has been taking $150.00 out every month towards it. The only thing stayed in the contract is that after he had the mobile home paid for he can pay 150 lot rent. Nothing typed in about paying it now. Is this legal? Does it have to be typed in or can it be a verbal agreement? In afraid all this money is going on the principal. We reside in Tn. If you need to look up Tn laws. Thanks

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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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