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Joshua Heard

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Unlisted/Estate properties

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Try your local auctions.  Start at your local county courthouse and ask about auctions there.  I also monitor Auction.com for deals in my area.

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Unlisted/Estate properties

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Try your local auctions.  Start at your local county courthouse and ask about auctions there.  I also monitor Auction.com for deals in my area.

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If renting a property , do I have to pay the hoa fee as well ?

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Whoever the lease says pays the HOA fees has to pay it.  Generally the landlord pays the HOA fees since if the tenant fails to pay, the HOA can foreclose on the house.  This would be bad for the landlord, so they usually pay it to make sure it gets done.

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If renting a property , do I have to pay the hoa fee as well ?

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Whoever the lease says pays the HOA fees has to pay it.  Generally the landlord pays the HOA fees since if the tenant fails to pay, the HOA can foreclose on the house.  This would be bad for the landlord, so they usually pay it to make sure it gets done.

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Sale of owner finance property

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It sounds like you have a land sale contract where you receive title at the end of the contract period.  In that case you cannot sell the property since you do not own it.  You may be able to assign the contract if you have a buyer, but I don't think you can list it in the MLS to put it on the open market. 

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Sale of owner finance property

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It sounds like you have a land sale contract where you receive title at the end of the contract period.  In that case you cannot sell the property since you do not own it.  You may be able to assign the contract if you have a buyer, but I don't think you can list it in the MLS to put it on the open market. 

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Easement?

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Easements are very tricky.  Your best bet is to check with an attorney.  Generally, a written easement that "runs with the land" is enforceable by subsequent owners.  I assume you mean the Neighbor let the Woman use the property for 20 years.  This could be a "prescriptive easement" depending on the nature of it.  

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Easement?

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Easements are very tricky.  Your best bet is to check with an attorney.  Generally, a written easement that "runs with the land" is enforceable by subsequent owners.  I assume you mean the Neighbor let the Woman use the property for 20 years.  This could be a "prescriptive easement" depending on the nature of it.  

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what is the correct term for a home without a basement,, a home built on a slab on grade.?

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Generally, a typical foundation is a partially underground wall built on footings, or wider walls.  On top of this foundation is the wood frame of the house. Underneath the house is usually raw dirt not less than 18" below the floor of the house.  This is a crawl space.  If the underneath area is excavated with walls and is deep enough to walk in, this is a basement.A slab is a poured concrete horizontal foundation with no excavation, and hence no crawlspace or basement.  The slab is poured at "grade" which is the ground level of the lot.  On top of the slab is the house frame.Wall foundations with crawlspaces or basements are usually built in Northern areas where the ground freezes in order to lift the house above the ground and keep the house portion warm.  Slab foundations are usually built in Southern areas where the ground doesn't freeze so there is no need to lift the house above the ground to keep it warm.

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