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I received a letter from my mortgage co. telling me I have a

i received a letter from my mortgage co. telling me I have a balloon payment agreement with them, what happens if I don't have the money to pay.

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Ely

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Bought a time share on ebay dollar. At first it was fine but

bought a time share on ebay for 1 dollar. At first it was fine but now fees keep getting higher and higher and I could just rent a room for about 600 less than I pay. Company went bankrupt and is now part of diamond resorts. I want this gone but I don't want to just stop paying for it because I am afraid they can adversely affect my credit. I have tried to surrender it to them but they refuse. I also contacted them about the merger and said I didn't want to be a part of that but again, I had no choice. I looked online and company's offer to take the timeshare for several thousand dollars which I don't want to have to pay. So, can they hurt my credit? Can they hurt me if I just surrender it and don't pay? how can I most easily get rid of this? also, I thought, if nothing else could I transfer this to my 92 year old grandmother and just pay it for her until she passes and thus be rid of it? btw I live in TN but timeshare is in FL

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Buyer told my real estate agent he wants some built in

Buyer told my real estate agent he wants some built in cabinetry removed prior to closing. I was not part of the discussion. The contract came to me only as follows: Under exclusions, buyer listed the cabinetry, which is bolted to the walls, as "excluded." No further instructions or conditions listed. My real estate agent, who is the listing agent, tells me I am responsible legally to remove the cabinets, spackle over any damaged wall areas, and paint the walls, remove any debris, etc. prior to closing. Again, the only thing the contract says regarding the cabinets is under the exclusions, where they are listed. Am I legally obliged to remove them, repair the wall and paint the wall? By the way, they are only a year old, really attractive, cost almost $5,000. He just wants to put a big screen TV on that wall. I thin my realtor got a little enthusiastic when negotiating with him. She personally thought they were not in keeping with the style of this resort community, and asked me if we got a really strong offer if I would consider removing them. When showing the home, they did express that they might want to put a TV in that area, and she offered that I would remove them. They later offered a really low price, but since my agent made the suggestion, they expected by putting in "excluded that they would have all traces of the cabinets removed. Being that they have been really demanding and their offer was weak, contingent on selling their home and a low price, with lots of other petty demands, I am not inclined to follow through unless have to legally.,

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Barrister

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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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Dimitry Esquire

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Barrister. You helped me in January with a question on: PA

FOR BARRISTER --Hi Barrister. You helped me in January with a question on: PA Landlocked laws. My parents...This issue went dormant for a few months and is now back.To refresh the issue: a gentleman purchased a property adjacent to my parents. He lived there for a couple of years an put it on the market in 2014 as three separate lots. One of them became landlocked as of his action and he wanted to use a right-of-way on my parent property to build a driveway to this lot.He actually never discussed it with us. He brought a surveyor to our property and had him survey it without our knowledge or consent. It was at this point we found out his plans.We have emphasized verbally and via our attorney multiple times that we do not want a road/driveway going across the front of mom's property. He keeps pushing - but did not want attorneys and courts involved and did not want to spend any money. We advised that IF ANYTHING were to happen it would only be with attorneys, legal documents and would be codiciled to the deed.He came back again a month ago and tried again -- we told him no again.There are no records of the right of way within the Township records at all. The township officers have indicated that they destroy the documents whenever a right of way is removed so this may have happened.The other party had two different means to provide closer access to this lot within the three lots without involving us, but refused and refuses to do so. One was a driveway that only had to be extended 20 feet. The other is a right of way on his own property [one of the lots] which is on the township records and on his deed. [the right of way on mom's is not on his deed].sorry for the long story.Trying to stop him for several reasons.Mom does not wish to have her property destroyed by a driveway.Mom is 84 and has lived on this property since 1964. She wishes to remain there as long as possible, but her health is not the best.There would be implications to taxes and insurance and liabilities to us if this went through. The other party denies this == but he's wrong.Mom is on a very limited income and we recently had to hire outside help for her. This is further sapping her resources.The house and property was always looked at as a means to support her if we need to resort to selling it. This activity if allowed would diminish the value of the property and the funds that would result for her care -- putting a further burden on the family.Do we have any options to stop this guy?

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Barrister

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I am having a new home built and a Realtor is representing

I am having a new home built and a Realtor is representing me with the home builder. I want to drop the Realtor I currently have and switch to another to represent me and collect the commission on the new build. The Builder says I must get a release letter from the Realtor and he is not willing to do so.

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J. Warren

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I have a judgment from colonial crossings timeshares,and

i have a judgment from colonial crossings timeshares,and they are out of business, i am having a very hard time getting this judgment resolved ..they were based out of richmond va..the courts in yorktown said they can not help me..the new owners of this company have records of me with this company at all ..i am just getting the run around...i live rockymount nc27801...my realtor said i need a va lawyer to help ...can someone help me?

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Irwin Law

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I am a tenant under a term lease contract with Global Real

I am a tenant under a long term lease contract with Global Real Estate services maturing on 9/30/2016. This is a resort/vacation community. HOA manager is exercising their right to recover past due HOA fees (Section(###) ###-####(8) Florida Statues) from my monthly rent. HOA manager has also menaced to cut my cable and related services if I do not comply with their request. This service is an upgraded service currently under my personal account. On the other hand, Global is neglecting any kind of service that should comply with OUR contract. HOA also stated that that this property is in the process of foreclosure since the month of April 2016. Actual status unknown. What is my legal position in this controversy? Can I rescind the Lease contract or find a legal way out. Should I continue to pay rent? What is going to be my one month rent deposit destiny? Still more questions, including possible eviction. Need help and counseling. Thank you

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My daughter has an emotional support dog along with a letter

My daughter has an emotional support dog along with a letter from her physician and therapist stating this . The condo association where I live prohibits animals. Can my daughter and her dog come and stay overnight for a few days. Is there a state law that has precedense?

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Attyadvisor

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