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Kathryn Jeanne Carlisle-Kesling

Cleveland Real Estate Attorney.

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  1. Realestate company did not do a title search on property properly

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Kathryn Jeanne Carlisle-Kesling
    2. David Jay Sternberg
    2 lawyer answers

    If you are referring to a title insurance/examination company (when you say "real estate company") then the title examination company would only be obligated to furnish the current legal description which is determined from the review of the current deed, and prior deed review for purposes of issuing a title commitment. Check your current title insurance policy which you obtained when you acquired. Your remedy is to make a title insurance claim, if your current legal description is incorrect....

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  2. Can someone tell me what an affidavit of interest in real estate is and what exactly it is used for?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.
    2. Alan James Brinkmeier
    3. Ryan Vancil Esq
    4. Kathryn Jeanne Carlisle-Kesling
    4 lawyer answers

    Ohio permits the filing of an Affidavit of Facts Relating to Title, pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 5301.252. As with any affidavit, it must be signed by someone with first hand knowledge of the facts and competent to testify. The Affidavit is often used to provide clarity to title examiners and others, who may review the record title of a given piece of real property. For example, if a right of first refusal is contained in a lease agreement and the lease is not filed of record, the landlord may...

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  3. What kind of deed should you have recorded if you are removing a deceased persons name from a limited warranty deed with

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Nicholas Charles De Santis III
    2. Kathryn Jeanne Carlisle-Kesling
    3. Michael J. Caticchio
    4. Rene Eduardo Coto
    4 lawyer answers

    Estimated legal cost for this type of a simple joint tenant or surviving spouse affidavit should be no more than $100.00. In addition, it must be properly recorded with the county recorder, where the real property is located and the county recorder assess a nominal filing cost.

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  4. Can i just walk away from my land contract?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Kathryn Jeanne Carlisle-Kesling
    2. Jeffrey Bruce Gold
    2 lawyer answers

    You should consult with a skilled and experienced residential real estate attorney to review the LIC, advise you of your rights, and assist you with negotiating with the Seller/Vendor. An issue you must consider is whether you have properly maintained the property. If you have made improvements to the property you will likely be leaving behind that value or will you negotiate for some return of value. Will you request a refund of a downpayment or a portion of the monthly installment payments ?...