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I bought a home under the assumption that it was a mobile home, but it turns out it was converted to real property, now the realtor is making me Cary home owners insurance on it but how is that possible when the home is part of the property and I don't own the property, in fact if I can't move the home and will always have to pay rent then I don't even own the home that I bought
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Real Estate Lawyer: Gerald-Esquire, Lawyer replied 2 years ago
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Thank you for using Just Answer. I want to provide you the best service I can. Please feel free to ask any follow up questions you have.

I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

The seller and the real estate agent had an obligation to disclose the nature of the property prior to the sale. If they failed to make those disclosures in writing you may have a cause of action to undo the deal. Depending on the amount you spent you may be able to bring the action in Small Claims Court. The limit in Nevada Small Claims is $7,500.00. So if you paid that or less (or are willing to sue for that amount) you can bring the action without an attorney.

You can find the forms you need here:

http://www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org/forms/small-claims-forms

Here is a summary of the process:

http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/nevada-small-claims-court-31898.html

You may also file a complaint with the Nevada Real Estate Division, which regulates the real estate agent. You can do that here:

http://red.nv.gov/Content/Compliance/File_a_Complaint/

There is no cost to filing this complaint.

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