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If someone owes you money and you have a copy of a cashiers check to prove it was a personal loan can you put a lien on his house if he does not pay?


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2014-09-14 17:54:16
2014-09-14 17:54:16

You need to sue the borrower in court. You need to satisfy the court that the funds were a loan and not a gift and that the funds were not paid back. The defendant will have the opportunity to answer the charges, usually by claiming first that the funds were a gift, and if the court determines there was a loan the defendant must provide proof that the loan was paid. Your copy of the cashier's check may provide compelling evidence that there was a loan in the first place. If you win, the court will issue a judgment lien that can be recorded in the land records. The property cannot be mortgaged or sold until the lien has been paid.

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You bring a cashiers check for the downpayment and any fees shown on your settlement report to closing.

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This means that you feel that your personal boundaries are not secure. It does not refer to your actual house, but rather that someone or something is intruding on your personal feelings or private business.

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Check the laws in your state, but NO, they cannot. Your old house secures the mortgage on THAT house. Nothing else.


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