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My question is...if you cosign for a mortgage on a property

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Hi my question is...if you...
Hi my question is...if you cosign for a mortgage on a property do you have rights to that property even if you are not on the deed?
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Florida
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: I'm sure the refinanced mortgage has
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no thank you
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Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 1 year ago
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Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 1 year ago

No, a mortgage co-signor, without inclusion on the deed, has no ownership rights, whatsoever. One must be on the deed or a beneficiary of a trust owning real estate to have title.

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