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What does a surplus fund available mean? After a foreclosed house got sold by 3rd party and paid off bank

It actually means what it sounds like: there is a surplus of money because …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 day ago

If a house appraised for less than the offer in North Carolina, does the seller have to sell it at the appraised amount?

No, that is not correct, unfortunately: if the amount appraises for less, the seller …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Can I force the sale of a house if I'm on the deed of but not the mortgage?

Yes, you can force the sale: when two owners (people on the deed/title) of …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Can a town interfere with a land sale if it may lead to health problems?

If the sale violates zoning laws, in that they are looking to place something …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

Selling a

The law provides the remedy of "partition", which is a legal tool employed when …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago