Seller disclosure laws don't cover every issue you find with a house after you buy it. If a homeseller isn't aware of an issue when they sell, the homebuyer likely can't take legal action. Q: We purchased a home and farm equipment on approximately 20 acres in rural Georgia this past January. The owners told [...]
It's important to document who owns the water on your land. In this question, the homeowner wonders who owns the water easement rights for land that his parents owned for 40 years but has changed hands several times since. Q: My parents owned land for 40 years. On the property was a home and a [...]
What can you do if your lender backs out of the mortgage commitment? A lot of buyers might want to sue the lender because it is difficult to close if, at the last minute, you're scrambling to find a new lender. There are advantages to working with recommended lenders (such as in incentives other lenders [...]
It's better to inherit property from your parents or family members rather than receiving it through a quit claim deed. The tax implications of receiving a property through a quit claim deed are much greater than inheriting a property. When estate planning, it's better to put the property in a will or trust, rather than transfer the property through a quit claim deed.
Everybody is looking for a quick sale of their property. If a homeowner can't sell using normal real estate channels, then maybe non-conventional sales can be effective. You can try to use a real estate broker to sell your property, but if you have tenants in the property, you might try to see if they are willing buyers of your home. If they are, you can sell them the home outright or you can decide if you want to sell it to them by other means. One way to entice a tenant to buy the home is to offer them a lease with an option to buy the home. Another way to sell the home to current tenant is to offer them seller financing. The financing can be either by using a mortgage or by selling them the home on an installment basis.