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Property ownership has historically been the symbol of wealth and power. This has created traditions, laws and challenges involving real property and the deeds and patents that show the ownership.
You can't stop it. An owner of property has filed a petition in court to extinguish any right, title or interest you may have in the property. You need to file an answer to the court explaining why you have a valid interest in the property. The court will decide the case on the merits. If you ignore...
It depends on (1) the laws where the apartment is located and (2)  the lease contract. Most likely the laws are silent on this issue,  leaving it to the negotiation between the landlord and the tenant.  If so, then it will depend on the lease contract. Most lease  contracts define the term ...
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You can apply for Section 8 housing. Also, there are usually  agencies in the community that will help you get started in renting  a home. With those, you also get expectations and responsibilities  to make it in the long run.
If you can locate the owner of the easement, and that person is willing to release their rights to the easement, the process is fairly simple. The easement owner would need to sign a "release of easement" in the presence of a notary public, and the release would need to be recorded in the county...
I am going to assume you mean "claim the repairs as a deduction on  your federal tax return." If so, the answer is generally "yes", but  the deduction could be limited in some way. Best to consult a CPA  on that issue. (Disclaimer: answer not intended as legal advice.)
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In this "power-of-sale" type of foreclosure, if the debtor fails to  cure the default, or use other lawful means (such as filing for  bankruptcy to temporarily stay the foreclosure) to stop the sale,  the mortgagee or its representative conduct a public auction in a  manner similar to the...
In the lease a landlord claims the right go on the property. If the persons residing on the property are not the original tenant that signed the lease, the landlord committed no crime. If any other persons outside the landlords knowledge are residing on the property it is illegal, or a violation of...
Send the tenant a notice that they are to move out in 30 days. Send  the letter by return mail return receipt requested, so you have a  receipt of the mailing date. If they do not move out in 30 days,  you must go to the housing court in your area, and file to evict  them from the premises.
Depends on the kind of property but generally the ratio is not particularly relevant -- it's whether there are comparable properties or not. Unless there is too much building and it violates local building laws. Then the appraiser might report a non-conforming use because at some point in the future...
The government - in the form of the local tax appraiser - comes up  with a value (i.e. appraises) property so that the government knows  how much tax to assess that property. Alternatively a landowner can  hire a private appraiser to give the landowner an idea of how much  the property might be...
Just above the line that should either say your name or the word  "Grantor"
Home ownership is shown by Deed, which you should have received  when you obtained the property and which should be filed with the  County Clerk. If you need further help, look me up on the Texas  State Bar website.
A tax is a sum of money demanded by a government and is levied upon incomes, property, sales, etc. A tax assessment is an estimate of the value of property as a basis for taxation. It determines the amount of the tax that will be paid to a governmental unit. Property taxes are based on the use and...
  == Answer ==   As in many disputes, the rent money should be placed in "escrow" having the condition that the accrued amount will be distributed according to the terms ultimately determined in a future settlement or court order.
  == Answer ==   no it cant both owners have to consent to paying for the fence or the one that has the fence put up is responsible.
 Cars repossessed laws in Canada a vary by provine.Whether your  car will be repossessed depends on such factors as the province you  live in and how for behind you are with your payments.Vehicle  repossessed is negative impact on your credit rating. If you want  more information email me at ...
If Dad left a Will, then it will determine ownership of his  interest in the land IF the Will is probated. If there is no Will,  or if it is not probated, then (depending on the laws of that  state), title will pass to the heirs pursuant to state law. His  siblings cannot thwart this, unless...
Moving out after your rent runs out is chancy; you may be evicted  before you plan to move. You may also be liable for the remainder  of the lease. Discuss the issue with the landlord, and you may find  some help in response to your advance notice.
== ==   I normally list all of the following types of contracts and leases on Schedule G: Residential leases (like a rental lease for where the debtor lives, EVEN IF it is only a verbal month-to-month arrangement), cell phone contracts, lot rent agreements, land purchase/sale contracts, home...
It depends what kind of property your transferring if its somethinglike a table you don't have to really do anything.
Of course not. I assume you are talking about commercial liability  insurance.
The trustee must sign a deed with the trustee listed as Grantor and  the person to get the house listed as Grantee
  Mention (criminal law) This is a date when a case can only proceed if the defendant pleads guilty. If he or she wishes to challenge any of the charges or allegations, they should transfer the case to a later date ('adjourn' the case) for a contest mention.   Mention (family law) This is a...
Using "et al" on a deed would be poor draftsmanship indeed! The  best way to remedy is through a Correction Deed or, secondarily,  through a Correction Instrument.
  == Boundry by Acquiescence ==   1. An act of concurrence by adjoining property owners which resolves a boundary dispute or establishes a common boundary, where the definite or more accurate position of same has not or cannot be defined by survey. The above is the texbook definition, but is...
It means that the contractor contributed work and materials that  added to the value of your home. You owe that value to the  contractor. The lien is a type of security interest that must be  paid before you can mortgage or sell your property.   You should check the rules for mechanic's liens...
You can break it, but you may be still responsible for damages.
Answer:\n. \nA "prescriptive easement" would run with the land and could not be conveyed separately.
You may have a problem. You need to consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate law who can review the deed under your state laws and determine if there needs to be any corrective work done.
A person who is authorized to access the account can find out by  contacting the financial institution where the account is held.
Contact the county clerk of the county where the property is  located.
It depends on when & how the real estate was obtained. (This is  a discussion beyond our capabilities here.) Typically the wife  would go through the probate process to transfer the deceased  husbands interest in the real estate to his heirs.
How do I add my daughter's name to my deed
If you mean a "Quit Claim Deed". Here's your answer.For instance ifyou own a house and you just want out of it, no money, just out.You would sign a Quit Claim Deed to transfer all of your "interest"in that home to another person, giving up your responsiblity or"interest" to the house. This is signed...
Single person can apply in regards. The most  important qualifier is income, and the income limit raises for each  person who lives in the family. 
The wording in the deed is no different just because the buyer did  not want to pay for a title search and title insurance. The  responsibility is with the buyer to know what he/she is getting  when he buys the property. You can sue after the fact, but good  luck if you don't take responsibility...
No. If the property was held as joint tenants with the right of survivorship then the decedent's interest automatically passed to his wife upon his death. That is the reason for creating a joint tenancy and she is the owner of the property.
A warranty deed. It must be done by deed if you want your daughter to become a co-owner.
The language of the insurance contract can't be altered by the will. If an insured passes away the benefits will go to the listed beneficiary regardless of what the will states.   If there is no listed beneficiary (if they pre-deceased the insured for example) then the benefits would be paid into...
The original should have been returned to the Grantee on the deed.  Hopefully the original was also recorded in the county where the  property is located. If so, then the County Clerk's office will  have an official copy of it, and anyone can obtain either a "plain"  copy or a "certified" copy.
You can do it either place. It is referred to as a life estate.  Most states automatically give a spouse a life estate in the  residence at the death of the other spouse.
  Only if you're going to be one of the owners.  A simple guarantor may have committed other collateral, and the lender would have you sign a separate security agreement naming the property being pledged. 
AnswerIt depends why he kicked you out of the house. If you are running around with friends at all hours, or out with men, then I wouldn't blame him, but if you didn't do anything and he kicked you out that is a different story. If he is putting you down verbally all the time and you don't deserve...
Answer . yes she can take 1/2 of any property or assets buisiness or personnel
  Actually, it's quite simple. You need to contact the housing authority of your choice at http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/pha/contacts/index.cfm
The obvious signs of over grown grass, unkept yard, neighbors, and other visual observations.The best way to identify is by checking the Meters to see if they are running. If not, good chance the home is vacant especially in colder weather climates.
First of all, I assume when you say "it does not exist on the parcel map" you mean "an easement does not exist on the parcel map." In most states, your neighbor could sue you for an "easement of necessity" across your property. Generally an easement of necessity requires that your properties have a...
Retain an attorney to work things out, do not try to go this alone.
Yes, your vested interest could be cut off.
Answer . It depends on what state the two 17 year olds live. They need to check to see what their state's "Age of Majority" is. Most states have laws that establish 18 years of age as the age of a person who can legally enter into contracts. If that is the case here, then it is possible to as the...
Contact what is called a "landman".
What kind of theft? Since you are accusing of such a serious crimewhich can be hard to prove. As long as you have substantialevidence you can file a lawsuit
The new owner is responsible for any outstanding liens, arrears or other encumbrances that were not addressed at the closing. (The buyer's chance to have the seller pay any outstanding charges and liens evaporates when the consideration is handed over to the seller.) If you were represented by an...
No, but you could lose the property if the lender forecloses.
Assuming no Will, if community property, then all goes to wife. If  separate property, then divided between wife & kids.
It depends on your own circumstances.
It could be possible only when you execute a power of attorney in favour of me prior to the execution of contract for deed of sale.
  The Headlee Amendment was approved in 1978 by Michigan voters.   See http://www.michigan.gov/budget/0,1607,7-157-21338-153206--F,00.html
Not really, but the effect on ownership of the property is the  same. Also a gift, if large enough, could have a tax impact.
Good question! Several factors are used in determining the rent for a person on voucher program. First, we add the source of income for all family members who are generating an income. We then factor in the number of persons in the family. If you have assets of at least $15,000, 2% of those assets...
No. Absolutely not. The landlord's insurance covers damage to his property only. Your property would be covered by renter's insurance. It is fairly inexpensive and well worth it for the coverage and peace of mind.
when its broke or u can prove its not working right
t is very possible that the amount owed on a previous foreclosed house will be put in the past due amount. This depends on the state the house is located and their laws concerning such. It is becoming more and more common that mortgage companies, banks, etc are pursuing the difference of what was...
It would be generally called an agreement. To be more specific it would depend on the subject of the agreement.
No. Not unless that right was reserved somehow in the grant that created the life estate.
The attorney you hire for the action to quiet title will have the proper form.
he/she should be given at least the same length of time as a rental payment. i.e. if the rent is monthly he/she be given a month's notice, likewise if fortnightly ...two weeks notice etc.
No. That would only complicate the situation and result in more legal expenses that will be passed on to you eventually.
Yes. That issue should be discussed with an attorney before filing a bankruptcy.
  You need a lawyer. As far as I can remember, as long as the loan payments are kept up to date that bank has no foreclosure recourse. What should happen is that the bank should transfer responsibility for the loan payments to the daughters after probate/reading of the will. If the daughters...
Yes, land owned by tenants in common can be sold by a court decree through a partition proceeding in a court of equity. However, the costs will be deducted from the proceeds of the sale before they are equally divided between the co-owners. A partition proceeding can be costly. The issue should be...
If you are the party making the deposit to a landlord on a short-term lease (short term leases are month-to-month and those less than 6 months in term): Debit: Current Assets:Security Deposit (Maturity Date) Credit: Bank Same as above except it is a long-term lease: Debit: Other Assets:Secutity...
Yes, if he/she will accept it
how can they sue you if you have nothing ?? they have a lot more worries right now   and if the lenders didnt want to work with the homeowner to help solve the problems then they get what they deserve..... a house they cant sell
You may be thinking of a contract FOR deed. These should be avoided  due to complexity of the law, but it is when the seller keeps title  to the property until the sales price is fully paid.
If properly licensed and registered with the same company - otherwise, you may have to deal with someone else within the same realtor company.Additionally, you may need to keep back up of all the negotiations and documentations made by your previous agent so that whoever will replace his/her...
Doing so will only avoid probate if the title specifically states  it is joint with right of survivorship.
Take the keys from her. Or call the police if she tries to use them  unlawfully.
Yes. Graffiti done on property that doesn't belong to you is vandalism and causes property damage. The owner has the right to seek criminal charges and also to sue in civil court for damages.
Unless it is in the contract or required by law, the property management company is probably not required to tell the property owner if a tenant commits suicide. However, common sense and protection from possible liability would recommend that action. A death would have occurred on that piece of...
  == Answer ==     No. The court would not allow the transfer of a deed when bankruptcy procedures have been initiated. The laws defining fraudulent conveyance, an action in which a debtor attempts to keep assets from creditors, are defined by state and/or federal bankruptcy statutes....