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I'm a 85 year old man who has been a renter years,

Hello, i'm a 85 year old man who has been a renter for 32 years, the rental agreement expired in 2011 and last rental documents where sign in 2004. The original owners have past away and property was handed down to the son who verbally told me i would be allowed to live there for the rest of my life,now he has past away and left the property to his wife who has not given us a legit reason to evicted us, now my wife and i are being forced out of our residents of 32 years without any reason but to profit off the market. I have payed for all upgrades to the place such as heating and plumbing,carpets,sewer maintenance,drywall repair out of my own money for 32 years , i also fell in the home and broke my hip due to dry rot wood in basement steps. This is a house that was build in 1931 and had not been inspected in years,just recently we were made aware of the window seals and most of the paint is lead base and i was not aware.What are my rights as a renter and do i have squatters rights?

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Hey Ely I asked you about the shed on my property and how I

Hey Ely I asked you about the shed on my property and how I can get rid of it. My father in law is saying something about averse possession. What does that mean and does it apply to my situation?

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Avoiding AirBnB nightmares in Miami, Pinellas COunty and Jacksonville

Avoiding AirBnB nightmares in Miami, Pinellas COunty and Jacksonville Florida; Do these counties have protections for Landlords renting their homes using AirBB? I have read this article and there seems to be protections in California as in NY that can literally ruin a landlord financially when a vacationer becomes a month to month tenant as per this article. http://www.businessinsider.com/airbnb-host-cant-get-squatter-to-leave-2014-7DO these FLorida Counties or states have protections for Landlords that can result in squatting to be considered a crime worthy of being taken to jail?

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Sublet tenant (I'm on lease with landlord but sublet is not)

sublet tenant (I'm on lease with landlord but sublet is not) didn't pay rent, I terminated my lease with landlord and it ends 3/1 but sublet is squatting. I have had a choice of giving her 3days pay or quit OR 30days tenancy termination notice, Id rather her leave without making scene or damages the house, I was nice to her and gave her choice. since she chose to have 30days, I gave her that instead of 3days notice with a contingency of moving out on 3/8.(She said her new place is not ready til 8th so I agreed)Now she's accusing me and the other person for stealing her stuff, I want her out, I told her if she doesn't stop harrassing us, I'll enforce the 3 days notice. Is it doable?Since I gave her 30days, can I still give her 3days? Please help me.

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I have had a Subway restaurant in a area

I have had a Subway restaurant in a downtown area for over 25 years. Leasementions 1500 square feet leased. For that period of time I have used a backroom for an office and the basement for storage of records. When rented 25years ago the area was extremely depressed. Downtown is now enjoying arevival, condos, arts, restaurants, the place to be. Building I am in was recentlysold. I have 14 years left on my lease. Question, am I safe storing the recordsand the space I have used for a office for 25 years? By that I mean could theykick me out of this area or demand rent when I had never payed anything to theprevious landlord. thanks

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My fencing company put in posts privacy fence on my lot

My fencing company put in posts for a privacy fence on my lot & home I purchased 6 months ago. My neighbor then put up No Trespassing signs and is claiming by Adverse Possession that the area is hers. Granted she has been mowing it for many, many years prior to my purchase of the home but can she claim scatters rights on it?

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I am renting my condominium in Florida. I have a signed lease

I am renting my condominium in Florida. I have a signed lease that ends on 2-6-16. I do not want to renew the lease with the tenant. Do I need to give formal notice that I will not extend another lease to him , and I want him to move out on 2-6-16 ? If there is no signed lease for the property , is he required to vacate the property immediately ? If he decides to squat on the property , can I have the Sheriff remove him immediately ? If no , than what is the process that I would need to take ?

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I have owned the house my mother in law lives in years.

I have owned the house my mother in law lives in for 8 years. She has contributed nothing, and there is no lease. I have asked her repeatedly to contribute something, but she refuses. The mortgage has become a burden and I would like to sell the house, essentially displacing her. She's a terrible human being, so I'm ok with that. I'm worried that even though she has no legal ownership rights to house, that her long term "squatting" will make her eviction problematic. We reside in different counties of North Carolina.

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We have a home in active foreclosure with a non-paying tenant

We have a home in active foreclosure with a non-paying tenant who has been in possession of the house for just over two years. She offered to pay for the home in full within six months with her financial backer using a trust fund if we allowed her into the home to register her children for school. We then had to leave the state for employment.In the meantime my husband suffered several severe dementia attacks and by the time we returned to Oregon was unable to do much to help with trying to get her out.She is claiming that she plans to find a mistake in our mortgage contract that will give her the right to have the home free or at a substantial fire sale. She has paid absolutely NOTHING in the past 2 years and has done some interior "improvements" while stripping all landscaping. Her financial backer disappeared.We are in Oregon. Can we evict her using a 91.040 Tenancy at Sufference and get her out before our March 3 foreclosure trial? We hope to do a deed in lieu or a short sale before then. She will not allow a realtor on the property. We cannot afford legal help and she is well aware of it knowing she holds all the cards. But she is crazy and has already taken our mortgage company to court to try to force possession based on her expenditures toward the minimal improvements.

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