My brother has been paying on a piece of property for 2 years now. He signed a contract with a woman for $40,000. For the house and piece of property. He has already paid in over $20,000. She is now wanting an additional $20,000 paid to her. The house which she said was ready to move into , is in not. Now she is also trying to say he's only been renting from her. He's also paid back taxes and pays the taxes every year since living on the property.
Your brother needs a lawyer--NOW.
IF HE DOESN'T HAVE A WRITTEN CONTRACT IT IS GOING TO REQUIRE SOME REAL WORK ON THE PART OF THE LAWYER.
While I am admitted in Texas it's been 20 years, but in most instances a contract to buy and sell real property has to be in writing. In Florida there are no exception, but you need a person who does real estate to work through this with y'all.
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