In Texas, mechanics can file a mechanic's lien against a customer's vehicle if that customer refuses to pay. If the customer refuses to pay after a mechanic's lien has been filed, then the mechanic can sell the vehicle to recoup his losses. Filing for a mechanic's lien works the same throughout Texa
If your property tax basis is making it difficult to sell your home, you can use it even after selling your property. These are some various ways of how to reap great benefits from the act of Proposition 60. The first issue of the case is that you will need to be over 55 years old when selling your
A mortgage is a lender's security interest in real property. The mortgage makes the real property collateral for the loan. Texas state law allows mobile homes to be considered real property and be mortgaged. Texas is a title theory state, which allows the lender to have and use the power of sale in
Estate planning lawyers are vital to help you make choices about your property. Learn what to ask potential estate planning attorneys before you make important decisions.
To evicting a Florida subtenant a landlord jumps a few extra hoops.everglades - florida image by george aston from Fotolia.comEviction situations are not all cut and dry, especially when you're dealing with a tenant who has not signed a lease. Florida considers this type of tenant a...
As a landlord your legal interests in a tenant do not always end when a lease agreement terminates. Legal matters of different types often continue beyond the expiration of the tenancy itself. Therefore, one issue you need to keep in mind is how long you need to keep old lease agreements.
The situation may arise where you need to evict a friend from your residence. Eviction is a legal process and procedures must be followed to satisfy the court. Even though your friend resides with you, you will be required to serve him or her with an eviction notice. In order to protect your rights,
A lien placed on real property by a contractor or service provider who has not been paid is commonly known as a mechanic's lien or a material-mans lien. It originated when mechanics would place a lien on a car after completing work or repairs on the car when not paid for his services. It is widely u
While foreign land ownership is generally not available in Thailand, corporations are allowed to buy and own land in the State. Even corporations owned partly by foreigners are allowed to buy land. Foreigners have seen this as an opportunity to own property in the country. They have since availed of
Strata scheme, formerly known as "building strata" is a building or collection of buildings where owner's has their small portion which is called a lot. Strata schemes are small communities where the actions and approach of people can have a major impact on the happiness and satisfact
Nobody wins in an eviction. The occupant is thrown out of a home, the landlord has to be nasty and spend money on a legal process, the court has to settle an unpleasant dispute in which nobody's pleased with the result and the sheriff has to perform one of his least-liked duties. The...
When considering extending a lease, there are some fundamentals of which they should be aware. This is in introductory guide to help people get started.
An inevitable effect of the current real estate market is that many Arizona renters innocently suffer when their landlord fails to pay their mortgage and the bank forecloses. Frequently, after the foreclosure the tenant will be evicted by the new owner of the property. This article will not address
As a tenant, you may assume that because you are paying rent to your landlord, the landlord is making his mortgage payments to the lender. However, in some cases, the landlord may be unable to meet his mortgage obligations, and the lender may elect to foreclose on the property. If you are a Texas re
Before allowing some tenant to occupy your property, it is quite important to sign a proper tenancy agreement, as it sets out the limitations of tenants' rights as well as their obligations. Apart from limitations and obligations, terms, payments, rent amounts, deposits, payment methods, rights
The eviction process might seem like a complicated process, but it's simple when broken down into each part of the procedure. A landlord is not able to throw a tenant out himself. He obtains a court order and a sheriff assists with the removal of the tenant. A landlord that tries to throw out a tena
Millions of Americans rent property from another, and one of the most misunderstood and contentious areas of landlord/tenant law is the security deposit. Having a bit of information about security deposits prior to entering the lease will serve every tenant well.
Tenants in Ontario should know their rights.apartment balconies image by Christopher Dodge from Fotolia.comThe province of Ontario has estblished many tenant rights, such as the right to own animals and to have repairs done by landlords. When landlords fail to follow through with lease...
Texas landowners can use quit-claim deeds to give property to their children.texas map image by Vladislav Gajic from Fotolia.comA quit-claim deed is a piece of paper stating that a landowner is giving up his property. The landowner surrenders all rights, often transferring them to a new...
New York courts are widely known for their inefficient handling of summary landlord-tenant proceedings. Delays in the eviction process are costly and inconvenient for landlords who are stuck with recalcitrant or nonpaying tenants. To ensure that a New York summary eviction procedure is adjudicated q