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I am the landlord & have a periodic tenancy agreement with

I am the landlord & have a periodic tenancy agreement with my tenant.My tenant has paid 2 months rent but never even stayed over nite,,,as their house is being listed for sale. In that 2 months they have moved a lot of small household & personal items but thats about it. I had a realtor approach me about selling my house last week and they offered me a really great price to sell and even offered a really low commission rate to the realtor. I tried to get the new owners to keep the tenants but they don't want any part of that so I must inform my tenants that the house is sold and they will have to be out of the house before closing. Closing is Sept 26th so it is over 4 months from now. The other reason I sold my house was fear of loosing my job as the company I work for is re-structuring and as such I will most likely get let go & without an income coming in it would have been too hard to keep the house and me afloat. The tenant is disappointed and has come back to tell me that I can't sell my house as I have to honour the lease agreement. Surly that is enough time for them to find something else,,,plus I have told them they don't have to pay anymore rent provided they leave within the next 30 days and as there older I even offered to move their things up from the basement apt and even rent a van for them to use to take their things back.Can I sell my house and give them 4 months written notice? Do I need to refund them the 2 months rent they already paid me? As my deal to sell is already firmed up,,,could i have any issues closing if they make a fuss and or refuse to move out?

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Trying to figure out how to evict my mom that moved in with

trying to figure out how to evict my mom that moved in with me last year. She isn't on the lease and hasn't paid rent in 3 months.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: CAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No, wouldn't she be considered a "lodger" bc she is just in a room in my house?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She isn't on the lease, we had a verbal agreement for her to pay 1/3 of rent and utilites. She hasn't paid since Feb.

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My 80 yo mother, who I have been helping for ten years, has

My 80 yo mother, who I have been helping for ten years, has decided she doesn't need me anymore and wants to evict me. We live in two small houses and she owns both, and I pay no rent, no lease etc. Without telling me she revoked my durable POA and got a family friend as her new POA. (He didn't know about me, at first, but we have since talked, and he's of the opinion that I should wait and see what she does next. He also is of the opinion that it is time for a nursing home.) Right now, it's all talk, but in case she gets a lawyer involved and really tries to evict me for no reason, my husband (retired) wants to know if we are in danger of being homeless, and how long, will there have to be a hearing, etc.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Sorry, Pennsylvania. western pennsylvania, very rural area, no county law office for referralJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: can't think of anything at the moment, thanks

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My brother bought a small home for my mother and stepfather

My brother bought a small home for my mother and stepfather over 30 years ago. They paid taxes and insurance and it was their understanding that they could live there as long as needed. After my mothers death in 2016 my brother is now demanding he move in order for my brother to sell the house. Does he have squatters rights or can he claim adverse possession. He is 74 years old.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OklahomaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: my stepfather has attempted to obtain a loan to actually buy the home from my brother but has no credit.

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I have a exgirlfriend that is destorying my house and she

i have a exgirlfriend that is destorying my house and she will not leave how can i make her leave she had a dog and it's shitting all over and pissing on everything and my insurance company dose not know the dog is hereJA: Where is the property located?Customer: battle creek michiganJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: not yet but i readyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: she has two kidds but can live with her dad

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My story starts 23 years ago when I moved into a trailer

Hello, my story starts 23 years ago when I moved into a trailer that was on my parents property, agreement was that I paid the property taxes and that's all. My mom passed away from cancer in 1999 and things with my dad got distance. Over the years we still paid the taxes and things were fine. Now, my dad wants to move on the property that is his but my family and I have lived here for 23 years. So he said he is charging us RENT. We did not pay it to him as we did not agree on that many years ago plus it started out at 100 and is now up to 200 a month. Do I have any rights considering I have paid as agreed the taxes and nothing was verbal about the rent. Just got a eviction notice today....help!JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: PaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I rent an apartment in Longmont CO and my nephew came to

I rent an apartment in Longmont CO and my nephew came to stay with me for a while to get his life together. He is not on my lease and i have no lease agreement with him except that he should be paying me $40 per week which he has not done. He is now damaging the apartment walls doors and ceilings and becomint vernally abusive. He is on drups and cannot hold down a job. I tried to kick him out but the police said if he has mail with his name and adress then he lives here and I cannot kick him out with out following a process and he can do whatever he wishes in my apartment. Is there no way to get him out of here?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: Like I said, Longmont COJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I posted notices on the doors and his bedroom door last night at midnight giving 72 hours notice as an at will tenancy.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just want to know the fastest way I can get him out of here.

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I live in Gladstone MO, and have an unwanted mentally ill

Hi - I live in Gladstone MO, and have an unwanted mentally ill house guest. She used to be a neighbor, and I let her in not realizing she was homeless and delusional - all new developments since I knew her several years ago. I've tried several approaches to get her to leave - over five weeks now. She doesn't receive mail at my address, pays for nothing, no verbal or written agreement about her 'tenancy'. So what do I need to do to get her out of my house before I join her in her delusional world?

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I am living in a house that my father-in-law owns. I have

I am living in a house that my father-in-law owns. I have paid the mortgage since the purchase. My husband and I had planned to buy it from him after a few years. We are now divorcing. Do I have any rights to stay in the house? My husband has been moved out since Sept 2016. My father-in-law said I could stay and keep paying the mortgage. Just worried that might change.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Florida, I know I have some sort of renters rights and hope to still purchase the home from him. I don't want to uproot my child again.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I only filed for divorce so far. Nothing has changed on the house and we have no written agreement, just verbalJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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