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NY Attorney General Says Better Treatment for Tenants
In New York, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo finally brought down one of the city's most controversial landlords, Vantage Properties. Who Is Vantage Properties? Vantage Properties was founded in 2005. They have emerged as one of New York's leading investors in residential and retail properties. Today, ... Read more

US Landlords Settle Lead Paint Lawsuit
The US recently settled a lawsuit charging two Michigan landlords with failing to their tell tenants about dangerously high levels of lead in their rented homes. Federal law, as well as the laws in most states, have strict legal requirements on property owners and lead in any form on their property. ... Read more

The Eviction Process and Tenants' Rights
A landlord who fails to follow specific state eviction rules and procedures may lose an eviction lawsuit. In addition, state laws give tenants specific rights to fight an eviction based on illegal landlord behavior, such as terminating a tenancy for a retaliatory reason. ... Read more

State Real Property Codes & Statutes Websites
Each state has its own set of laws or statutes dealing with real estate matters, covering everything from buying and selling it, to how and when it can be divided, to settling disputes over who actually owns it. Use the links below to access your state's real property code or statutes. States Beginning ... Read more

Tenants' Remedies in Disputes with Landlords
It's not uncommon for landlord and tenants to have disputes periodically about things like an unsafe condition on the premises, like rotten wood in the stairwell, or some other needed repair, like a furnace that won't maintain a comfortable and stable temperature in the winter. Quite often, you're able ... Read more

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This might depend on your case.  Contact an attorney for a full consultation.

To answer your question directly, you can sue.  Contracts have a six year statute.  But, it sounds like he might be getting ready to sue you if he did not cash the check.

Yes, but it requires the signatures of all of the people named in the Grant Deed and affected by the change. Cancelling the life estate or providing that it ends when the life estate holder stops livi ...Read more

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Temporary residency through investment

Another option to obtain the temporary residence in Mexico is to have a number of different investments in Mexico, including real estate, stocks, and a business. Altogether, you should have at least $ ... Read more

Historic Preservation in Kentucky

May 1st marks the beginning of Historic Preservation Month. Kentucky has the fourth highest number of listings on the National Register of Historic Places. In fact there are more than 3,200 historical ... Read more

Property Exempt from Creditor’s Liens

It should be noted that Texas history is filled with citizens from other states and countries moving to Texas to escape debt and not so friendly debt collection laws, incluing in some instances, debto ... Read more

Limited Power of Attorney question

Q: There are seven owners (including myself) of a property. I wish to get a Limited Power of Attorney (POA) from the other six that will give me the ability to list and sell the property. Do I ha ... Read more

Can we buy the same house with another Agent after initial Buyer Agency Con

Q: Can we buy the same house through another Agent after the expiration of initial Buyer Agency Contract, without any liability to the first Agent? A: Be careful. Read the contract carefully. It is po ... Read more

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