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How Do I Get My Ex Off the Title of the House He and My Father Purchased?

My father purchased a home with my boyfriend at the time. My ex-boyfriend did not equally contribute financially, and now wants us to pay $20,000 for him to give up his share of the property. The plan is to get him off the deed and mortgage and put me on as the co-owner. I was told that the only way to do this is to re-finance. We do not want to sell the house either. I just want to know my options at this point and what he is entitled to. Thanks in advance for your response. Read more [...]

Can I Receive A Mortgage Commission Without Being Licensed?

I have signed contract for a mortgage commission split. The closings have closed but the other person will not pay me because he said that I need to have my new license or he will not be obligated to pay me. Read more [...]

Do I Have to Provide Notice of Asbestos in a Dwelling Being Sold?

Is there an Alabama law pertaining to notification of asbestos in a dwelling being sold? Read more [...]

Can I Be Evicted if I Do Not Pay My Mortgage?

Hi, I have had a reverse mortgage for several years. Because of rising costs I have not been able to pay for home insurance for four or five months. I'm 81. The mortgage company is threatening to foreclose and evict me if I do not get insurance within a couple of weeks. All the taxes are paid. Can I be evicted? Read more [...]

My Boyfriend’s Ex is Making it Impossible for Them to Sell Their Jointly Owned Home, Does He Have Any Legal Rights?

My boyfriend and his ex-girlfriend purchased a home together 10 years ago, both names are on the deed and the mortgage. He left the house two years ago when she declined to buy the house outright or to accept a buyout. He has been paying half the mortgage and the taxes each month since he left. Read more [...]

What Rights Does One Have When they Co-own a House with an Ex?

My boyfriend and his ex-girlfriend purchased a home together 10 years ago, both names are on the deed and the mortgage. He left the house two years ago when she declined to buy the house outright or to accept a buyout. He has been paying half the mortgage and the taxes each month since he left. Read more [...]