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Why an Interspousal Transfer Deed is Needed for One Spouse to Sell Property?

A:  California is a community property state. In a divorce, the courts in California will divide the community property of the parties equally after setting aside to each spouse that spouse''s separate property. Community property is presumed to be all property acquired by the parties during the marriage and held in joint form. This presumption may be rebutted by a clear statement in the title by which property is acquired that the property is separate and not community property or by proof that the parties have a written agreement that the property is separate property. An interspousal transfer grant deed is used to transfer real property between spouses so the property is not reassessed for tax purposes, and may be used to convert community property into separate...

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Is this legal in the state of Oregon?

A:  regardless of how you are paid salary, hourly, piece rate or commission you must make at least minimum wage. this is NOT legal............ what you do is explain the law and if it is not corrected you can file a wage claim with the state. EDIT: if you are being paid salary and are NOT exempt then you still MUST be paid overtime. regardless of what job you are doing or what your title is the amount you are being paid (as explained above) does NOT meet the test to make you exempt. to be exempt you must make at least $455.00 a week AND meet all the other criteria. see: http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/f and http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/f...

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What Can I Sue For In Small Claims Court?

A:  Do you have a broker ? You stated you were in the office. Did the broker advise you that the buyer had the option of backing out in an event such as this ? I believe you could recover your cost from the first pumper. Wasn''t there a Health Dept. OK already ? Or was this a requirement in the sale ? Q. Do you have a broker ? You stated you were in the office. A. Yes we have a broker. We were in the office of the title and escrow company, not the office of either broker. Q. Did the broker advise you that the buyer had the option of backing out in an event such as this ? A. The buyer had every right to back out because of the wording in the purchase and sale agreement. Q. I believe you could recover your cost from the first pumper. Wasn''t there a Health Dept. OK already ? Or was this a...

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Guru are you still here? I have a urgent ?

A:  quote:Originally posted by LadyBlu:I am leasing 17 acres and have a creek (natural waterway that runs through the center of it) the people upstream from me (nextdoor) have dammed the water flow with dirt, made a halfass road going across.. (I should also mentionthis creek/waterway runs through the middle of several properties and was a selling point of the properties when the ranch land was subdivided)well with all the rain we have had this past two weeks and now are expecting more throughout the week, I am not feeling really safe.. the water flow is so strong that it sounds like niagara falls in my backyard.. Prior to the rain we have been getting the people that live downstream have been complaining of not having water running in the creek this year whereas years...

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[Utility company] easement problem By: DonnaM1231

A:  "I don't really think I am rushing a utility company. I think they should be obligaged to do this in a timely manner." Unless you can point to a statute or code that says the utility company has to do X in Y number of days, then, no, the utility company is not obligated to do it an a timely manner. Besides, "timely" is in the eye of the beholder. They probably believe that getting this done in Jan or Feb or...is "timely". "Also, my husband (not hubby) has done countless amounts of land splits before." And now one is going bad. It happens. "We just got hooked up with some cowboys that just don't want to put in a full 8 hour day." Now you are getting into emotional exaggerations which aren't helpful....

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Lost a house

A:  Buying a first house, and sounds like you are buying it the sellers real estate agent, Remember they are not working for you, they are working for the seller. Also it is your responsiblity not the real estate agent to find a mortage. They may help, but if you are not signing papers, and checking with the mortage company. Next remember don''t dare make plans to move till after the closing, It is commom for mortages to far though all the time. Pre-approved does not really mean you are, and so many of these still fall though. Next if the seller signed and accepted to do the repairs, they are liable for them, if they do not do them, you can refuse to purchase the home...

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Legal Formalities

A:  Legal formalities? You''re going to need to be a lot more specific than that. I can make an entire career out of the legal formalities involved in real estate. yes, about 4000 or so pages in the real estate books for just the state of Georgia to start, and I am sure this is not complete, Quote: what kind of real estate? land, residential, commercial, trailer homes do you want to know about title work, contracts, inspections, appraisals, surveys? do you want info on buying, selling, brokering, renting, lending? need a lot more specific question........

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ok im in need of some serious advice!!! so this is what happened.we got a letter saying that the property we rent has ben forclose , so i contacted

A:  Kim, Tough situation - several things can be done. The answers below offer great advice - contacting an attorney should be something you do immediately. Second, are you in a lease for a term or month-to-month? Third, if your June rent was paid to the landlord, you are good for this month at least. If you are in a lease, the landlord must show damages to try and evict you regardless of how they ''feel''. Go to the this website for reference on your rights as a tenant...http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/landlordbook/index.shtml. A phone call to the real estate Agents Broker (Boss) wouldn''t hurt either. You were given wrong or false information, a property doesn''t typically become banked owned and then go back to...

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my mom is short selling her home in mesa arizona im her son i co-signed on the home with her she still has a loan for 212,000 she had a offer for

A:  The situation you referenced would indicate that legal consultation would likely serve you very well. I would consult with an Arizona attorney that practices in the real estate, mortgage, bankruptcy etc area. The decisions being made may have serious impact on you for years to come. I personally believe that Short Sales are often good for consumers under the correct situations. With that said sometimes other options make more sense. The small price you pay for the legal advice now may save you tons at a later date. Two professionals you should consult regarding your liabilities Your CPA Your real estate attorney Since this property is a primary residence, your mom may qualify for...

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lost Mobile Home title Ohio/who is responsible for the taxes?

A:  Several questions arise. One when you financed the purchase did you have taxes and insurance escrowed in the loan? two if you payed the taxes on the trailer didn''t you think the land had taxes also ? third what made you think the credit union was " turning it into real property "? As for them not filing a release that is easily resolved the credit union can file the release and clear there old loan. Banks and credit union don''t turn trailers into real property. You must first get the county guidelines, I.E. brick foundation ( no skirts ) permanent porch or entrance way etc. This would be on you to properly prepare the property and have it inspected to become real property. Trailer tax and property tax...