Real Property Legal Questions and Answers

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How Do I Take Over the Mortgage from My Ex-Husbansd?

I am divorced, my ex has offered to sign a quick claim deed to property so that i can take it over. Found out my name is not on the note. They said he could fill out a power of attorney form and that would take care of it. I looked online and there are different forms. I'm not sure which one to get and if that will solve the problem.

10/01/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: Indiana   |   #23309

Who do the items inside the home I bought belong to?

I purchased a house in tax sale; the house is unoccupied, with no electricity, and surrounded by fence; two months later, the ex-owner requested to take some valuable items from the house. Who do the items inside the house belong to? Please point out the sections in the law books. What is the proper course of action?

09/03/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: California   |   #23088

Do I have to wait any length of time before I can start an action to quiet title?

I just bought a real estate property at a county tax deed foreclosure auction. The property was foreclosed upon using the 'mortgage-style' method, NOT the 'in-rem' method. Do I have to wait any length of time before I can start an action to quiet title or can I proceed immediately? Also, am I correct in assuming that this action should not take as long or cost as much money as...

07/02/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: South Carolina   |   #22537

How Do I Sell Property if One of the Owners Can't be Located?

My friend's situation: He lives in Georgia with his mother (she is terminal) in a mobile home on property. The mobile home is in his mothers name and the property is in his mother and fathers name. The mother will leave everything to her only son. The problem is, the son has not been able to locate his father for over 18 years. How can he sell the mobile home and the propert...

06/26/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: Florida   |   #22485

Can a Company Sell My Timeshare if I Haven't Signed Any Documents?

My sister and I have an interest in a time share property located in Florida. My sister received a post card from Travel Exclusive, LLC, also located in Florida, but do business in CA. In Jan., 2010 my sister met with the agents, in Oakland, they explained that our time share was not worth anything, and that the only recourse we had was to pay $2,995.00, up front; that we cou...

06/11/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: California   |   #22371

What is Eminent Domain?

What is eminent domain?

06/01/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: Kentucky   |   #22287

We are buying property with a shared well having an agreement filed in 1995 granting both parties equal rights to water and a...

We are buying property with a shared well having an agreement filed in 1995 granting both parties equal rights to water and a share for each in upkeep. The holders of the property where well is located are refusing service to the new owners of the second property. Agreement is filed in LA County and notarized, and signed by all parties. Extends to new owners as well, bu...

04/23/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: California   |   #21890

Can a House that is Not Going to Be Occupied Until the Future Be Considered Vacant?

I am trustee for my deceased brothers estate, until his son is 21 years old. Can the city where we live declare the home vacant since no one will be living there until my newphew attains the age of 21?

03/29/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: Ohio   |   #21591

What can we do in Pennsylvania when father dies and property is kept away from heirs?

We have a problem my dad died and was married to a second wife after his first wife died. Surviving is 5 kids of my dad. He owned a house the deed is in his and his first wife's name. The actual house sits half on one of the son's property line. There are a lot of belongings that are owned by my dad: 3 cars, 1 backhoe and a lot of tools. What can we do? The ex and kids don't g...

03/11/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #21356

What Responsibility Does a Owner of a Private Cemetary Have?

IS THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY ON WHICH A PRIVATE CEMETARY IS LOCATED THE LEGAL CARETAKER OR CUSTODIAN OF THE CEMETARY?

01/20/2010   |   Category: Real Property   |   State: Massachusetts   |   #20541
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