2 years ago my then boyfriend signed something away for his dad to buy a house through his VA home loan, one year later the house was purchased in august of 2015 under my husbands name. I found out that the veteran, a spouse or dependent HAS to physically occupy the home as a primary residence under the VA rules and regulations otherwise it is mortgage fraud. we did not know this prior to this past Friday, we spoke to his dad who occupies the house and we told him that to make things right my husband the vet and I would have to move in and live there. well my father in law was not having it and kicked us out of "his" house. my husband trusted his dad and he pretty much only kept him in the dark, he does not have a clue of what the terms of the loan, or real estate contract are. he knows nothing..., so now we have to figure out how we can get a copy of all of this information, his dad is not cooperating, and claims to have a binding real estate contract . we need a real estate lawyer or something, please help. Oh and by the way my husband and live 1 1/2 hours away from the property, we have an apartment, jobs and a whole life here in Kent WA we do not pay for the house at all.
Your recitation of the facts is somewhat disjointed.
What do you mean by he "signed something away"? What exactly did he sign away?
Also, if you were not already living there, then how did your father-in-law kick you out?
WHO has no idea about the terms of there loan? You are using the pronoun 'he' very loosely.
What 'real estate contract;' are you talking about?
If you live so far from the property, how would you move in and keep your jobs?'
There is much confusion here.
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You need to have a long sit down with your husband and find out exactly what happened, and get copies of the paperwork. If it is still confusing to you, it would be worth your while to pay a lawyer to review them.
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There is nothing I know of for a vet to "sign away" that would allow someone else to purchase a home under the veterans benefit.
Odd that your husband would attempt to give away a benefit and know nothing about it.
Seem to me like you are getting bad information, secondhand… Meaning none of us can give you proper guidance without unfarkeling the facts.
Your Instincts are solid, you and your husband should sit down with a local property law attorney.
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