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New Rhode Island Real Estate Legal Questions & Answers

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 2 years 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 2 years ago

Buyer requesting money for insulating walls after she purchased my home

You are liable IF you knew about the insulation but, despite knowing of it, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

If my boyfriend and I own a home together and we separate, who is financially responsible for the mortgage?

A mortgage is a contract: whomever took out the mortgage (you; him; or both …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

Dividing proceeds after a sale

Yes, as a 1/3 owner, he is entitled to 1/3 of the proceeds unless …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 years ago