We bought an occupied house through an online auction last month. If the tenants are not paying any rent and refuse to provide a

Asked about 2 years ago - Miami, FL

lease can serve them with a 3 day notice to begin eviction proceedings?

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  1. Dennis Andrew Chen


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    Answered . Do you know how the occupants obtained possession of the house? You may be able to evict them after a three day notice or you may have to file an ejectment action in circuit court. An experienced real estate attorney should be able to help you determine the proper action.

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  2. Marshall C Deason Jr.


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    Answered . As Attorney Chen said, you have not provided enough information on the situation to give you a complete answer. If you have good title to the house, you will be able to get the people out of your house, but whether you have to do it through eviction, unlawful detainer, or ejectment is not clear. You should consult an experienced real estate lawyer in your area to help you with this situation.

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