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New New York Real Estate Legal Questions & Answers

What happens if a life tenannt fails to maintain their life estate?

A life tenant's obligation is to maintain the property for the benefit of the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 months ago

RE Contract

1) You can keep the deposit or earnest money. 2) If your losses--e.g. the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 months ago

What to do regarding re-listing my home and a previous listing agreement?

The language you quote would require you to pay the current realtor a commission …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 months ago

What can I do if I have a fully paid rent-to-own agreement but now the owner says that I owe more money and will not surrender the deed?

A contract, including a rent-to-own agreement, can be enforced in court. You can file …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 months ago