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How to Transfer Property Ownership to My Adult Children

The simplest way to transfer a property, such as your home or a piece of land, to your adult children is through a quitclaim deed, which allows you to abdicate your rights to a property and to transfer those rights to another person named on the deed. It is fast, simple and it requires a minimum of

Ohio Home Inventory Business Regulations

Home inventory reports are useful tools for documenting casualty reports.flood image by Gail Ranney from Fotolia.comThe Ohio Department of Commerce governs real estate appraiser licensing. As of 2010, no statewide laws existed for licensure of personal-property appraisers. Only real...

Periodic Tenancy Agreements

A periodic tenancy is a type of leasehold in which the tenancy begins on a certain date, but continues for successive periods with an uncertain end date. If you have specific landlord/tenancy questions, seek legal advice.

Bad Faith Claims of Non-Disclosure Can Lead to Sanctions

In 2014 an appellate court in California provides a lesson on why a real estate buyer should not base non-disclosure of defects claims on the hair-thin reasoning that the failure to disclose the extent to which home repairs were made when a physical inspection report shows the same type of defect ex

Legal Information for a Foreclosure

Homeowners who are behind on payments may want to save their homes or at least delay the foreclosure process. The laws vary by state, but in all cases the homeowner must receive notice from the bank. Homeowners have rights throughout the foreclosure process, and in some states they can buy the prope

How to File a Lien on a Property for Work Done in Virginia

Filing a lien against real property is a method of receiving payment for work performed by you or your business. The lien gives you a legal interest in the property and prevents the owner from selling it without satisfying the owed debt. You can file a lien if the owner of the property owes you $50

Responsibilities of Tenants Leaving Oklahoma

Renting an apartment or house in Oklahoma qualifies you as a tenant. Oklahoma tenants have a series of responsibilities before leaving the state. A former Oklahoma resident retains many rights even after departing. Consult a real estate attorney, the clerk of the Landlord and Tenant division in the

What Was the Effect of Native Title Legislation?

The recognition of native title common-law raise the possibility that grants made by states and territories since 1975 over land were native title subsisted were inconsistent with the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth). The recognition also raised the possibility that grants made by the Commonweal

Tenant Eviction Due to Foreclosure in Texas

The Texas Property Code Chapter 92 spells out the Texas landlord and tenant laws. According to Chapter 92, landlords who purchase property through foreclosure are required to allow their tenants to terminate their leases without providing additional notice to their new landlords. Prior to the enactm

Kentucky Landlord Tenant Relations Act

The Kentucky Landlord Tenant Relations Act regulates rental agreements, the responsibilities of landlords, and the responsibilities of tenants. Legal recourse and remedies are provided for both landlords and tenants. The legal process of eviction is defined in this act, as well as what a landlord ca

How to File an Eviction Notice in Arkansas

Failure to pay rent or pay rent on time is grounds for eviction in the state of Arkansas. The sheriff of the county is responsible for carrying out an eviction. It is illegal for the landlord to evict the tenant by removing the tenant's belongings and changing the locks at the property, as this is c

What Happens If My Property Is Foreclosed on in Maryland?

After a foreclosure process in Maryland, the borrower has no right of redemption to regain his property. The lender can sell the property in a public auction. The lender does have the right to pursue a deficiency judgment.

Eminent Domain Law: Selecting an Appraiser and Using Other Experts

In eminent domain cases, the condemning authority must offer what they believe is a fair amount for your property, as determined by their appraiser. Be aware, however, that this value might not be accurate. The appraiser hired by the condemning authority will use methodology that benefits its client

Lease Contract Laws

Apartment for Leaseapartment lease sign image by Aaron Kohr from Fotolia.comA lease is one of the most difficult contracts to draft well. This is because landlord-tenant law is a quite well-developed body of law, and because specific legal requirements vary somewhat from state to state...

Why the Law Was Designed to Favour Tenants at the Expense of Their Landlords

Once upon a time, before the advent of modern legislation regulating Landlord and Tenant relations, Tenants were at the mercy of their Landlords who wielded and exercised excessive powers over them. Then, the Landlord had the power to unilaterally increase rent and the Tenant was not in a position t

Energy Performance Certificates and What You Should Know

If a commercial premises in the UK - or a home in the social or private rented sector - is to be sold, or let to a new tenant, then an EPC must be supplied free of charge to the prospective buyer or tenant by the landlord when the buyer or tenant is given written - including electronic - information

3 Guidelines for Choosing a Defense Attorney

If you are being charged with a criminal offense, it doesn't matter if it is a minor misdemeanor or a major crime, you'll need the services of a qualified Atlanta defense attorney in order to avoid serious penalties. Like most people, you probably have never even thought about hiring an at

Standard Residential Lease Terms

When renting an apartment or other residential property, some basic lease terms will be included in your lease agreement, regardless of the type of residential property involved or the length of tenancy. These basic terms relate to rent, restrictions and property usage, and should be...

Types of Liens

Unpaid debt can have many repercussions, from harming your credit record to forcing you to file for bankruptcy. Another possible consequence is the filing of a lien against your property. While voluntary liens serve a useful purpose, other types of liens can create serious problems for you.

What Is a Trust Deed Sale?

A Trust Deed Sale is also known as a Trust Deed Foreclosure. This happens when a trustor or borrower becomes delinquent and is is unable to bring the loan current during the Notice of Default period. A neutral third party called the trustee can then advertise and auction off the delinquent property