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New Rhode Island Real Estate Legal Questions & Answers

If your name is the only one on a deed, do you own the property?

As a general matter, only the person(s) on the deed own the home--the mortgage …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

If my name is on the deed to our summer home along with my siblings' names, can they request that I vacate the premises?

No, they cannot. Legal owners of real estate have equal rights to the use …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

Seller did not disclose broken pool lines

You can sue the seller for fraud.  Fraud is the intentional misrepresentation or nondisclosure …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

What is my recourse if branches from neighbor's tree pose a potential hazard?

State laws vary on this issue, however most courts hold the view that if the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago

Does a 2nd mortgage juinor lien get extinguished

Yes, the foreclosure will extinguish all liens, including 2nd mortgages, HELOCs, and judgment liens …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago