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Do the rules still apply in a short sale for a waiting

Do the rules still apply in a short sale for a waiting period to purchase a home? I cant help that I lost my job in 2009 and I have had 4 Bank transfers while I was trying to do a hamp program then traditional short sale for the last 7 years. We did not make any house payment since unemployment only coveted utilities & food and didn't get hired until march 2015. I finally had to leave the home because of hidden mold in the walls. I left in November 2015 and have paid rent for 18 months in a different home.Do I still have to have a waiting period to purchase a home since in essence been paying rent for 18 months and not in my control that the short sale lenders kept me from closing or working with me?

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My question is regarding a hostile girlfriend who is

my question is regarding a hostile girlfriend who is violentJA: Where is the property located?Customer: califJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no yet I'm looking for information how to do it rightJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: she is calling the sheriff and local police 4 times this month. she told the sheriff that there is an unknown person in the house that she doesn't know. It was me, the owner.

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I own 2 commercial condos in a mixed use building in

I own 2 commercial condos in a mixed use building in Newport, RI with 4 residential units upstairs and five commercial units on the ground floor. My units adjoin each other. I bought the first one in 1981 and the second one in 1999. In 1999 I opened up the two condos and placed a door between the two and had two interior windows put into the units for light and visual contact with the other unit. The units remained separate in the sense of taxes, utilities, bathrooms and condo fees all these years to the present day. In 2006 the city of Newport required a fire alarm and system to be put into the building with alarms for the first floor units and a sprinkler system for the common hallways upstairs. Because at the time the two units appeared to be one large unit, only one fire alarm was put in. This whole project was paid for with common funds at the time. This past Feb., 2017, I have elected to rent the two units as separate spaces and have closed up the doorway and windows between the two. The management committee wants me to pay for the installation of the fire alarm, now required for the second unit. I feel that this is part of the common facilities. When the condo docs. were written, there was no mention of fire alarm systems, but I think it would come under the heading of common facilities as most of the system will be under the floor and into the basement of the building, and all the other fire alarms were paid by common funds in 2006. I need to get this sorted so I can rent the second unit.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: RIJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Not sure I understand. What type of paperwork?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nothing legal has been filed

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My condo in perdido key Florida had a leak come from above

My condo in perdido key Florida had a leak come from above the ceiling of my condo over the light above my shower. It took a year to get management to take the issue s serious. Thy finally came and cut into the Sheetrock to get to common ar a plumbing and gave me several version BD of what was wrong with plumbing, got a plumber out to supposedly fix a leak of what they called normal wear and tare of pvc that went from being cracked pvc to a gasket leak that began to show up when building was 8 years old. Assoc management company says they will replace the Sheetrock but not the popcorn texture or the paint. This was an association issue and not plumbing to my unit!JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I have been emailing management and copies association president trying to reason with them. This is not about money for me as we aren't looking at about $200. The association spends $1000's to satisfy renters in the unit with unnecessary expenditures and not fix my ceiling and try to give me lame excuses.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: We do not rent our condoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Florida

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If we moved out of a duplex but still pay rent while we look

If we moved out of a duplex but still pay rent while we look for subleasers, can the landlord do construction on the unit?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: Illinois, specifically ChicagoJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Such as?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We never received notice of the work being done. The last time we went to the unit to collect our mail, there were drop cloths, light covers off, windows changed out and all of the utilities there are still in my name.

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Can you explain this law to me? 5. Unlicensed or

Can you explain this law to me?5. Unlicensed or unauthorized tenancies . In municipalitieswhich require rooming house licenses, the failure of the landlordof a rooming house to obtain such a license prior to service of anon-payment notice to quit possession is a defense. Faiz v. Boxley,No. SPH9406-76303 (Trial Court #660, July 28, 1994). See Sippin v.Ellam, 24 Conn. App. 385 (1991) (no rent or use and occupancyrecoverable under lease that violated zoning laws and restrictivecovenant).

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My landlord is trying to estate an extra fee for cleaning a

My landlord is trying to estate an extra fee for cleaning a shared house. Can she do this? Also she comes over and leaves as she pleases, is there a way to stop this?JA: Does this involve a written or oral agreement? Is it a month-to-month lease or fixed term?Customer: This is not on the original lease agreementJA: Where is the property located?Customer: San Jose, CAJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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I am on the board of our condominium association. Last year

I am on the board of our condominium association. Last year a co-owner stuck us with over $5000.00 in unpaid fees when he filed for bankruptcy.This year he's about 6 months behind. He keeps promising the management company he'll pay. The chances of that are very slim. Other than placing a lien on his condoIs there anything else we can do? Our fees cover water, trash, common area maintenance, grounds, insurance etc. can we have his water shut off?We live in Michigan. If not would we be wasting time and money filing in small claims court?

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My mother sold her house to help my divorced brother keep

My mother sold her house to help my divorced brother keep his house. She paid off $220,000.00 of his mortgage so that he could refinance by himself. She moved in and has been paying utilities. He is trying to force her to move out without paying any money back to her. He says it was a gift. She gave it to him under the verbal agreement that she could live with him indefinitely. She has no money to buy her own house and he is causing her an enormous amount of stress by being cruel and she wants toget away from him, but can't because he took all of her money. Can she sue him for the money?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: In New JerseyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The money was filed as a gift to thr IRS unfortunatelyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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