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I feel my only sister lied to the probate court about the

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value of this house which...
I feel my only sister lied to the probate court about the value of this house which needs $50K in repair (fuses + roof)for IT to qualify for a mortgage
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: CT
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: not yet
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I've live in this house 50+ years
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Real Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 6 months ago
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Can you give me some more details about what is going on here?

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Is sister the executor of someone's estate and is settling it?

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What would she gain by inflating the value of the house?

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What did she use in determining its value....an appraisal... taxable value.... guess?

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thanks

Barrister

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
$200K came down to my Mom's estate and she took it all by inflating the value of this house from 100K to 150K WHICH HURTS NOW THAT 2 OR 3 MORTGAGE COMPANIES examined this house & say I got to fix it up to get the $ to fix it up. I feel she should be negotiated to an out of court settlement. She had said to me we split the 200K & I give her 50K for her half of this house. I want the $ to fix it up and live here more than I want her to go to jail.
Lied to probate court to keep all of $200K She moved to CA by 1985
Real Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

Ok so how long ago did this happen?

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Is the probate case still open?

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Did you file any type of objection with her estimate of the value of the house and ask for an actual appraisal?

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She moved to CA by 1985 I am not sure what this has to do with anything?

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