Real Estate Newsletters
Adverse possession is a way that a claimant can establish title to real estate. Essentially, adverse possession is a nonpermissive use of land with a claim of right.
Today, many homeowners opt to re-pay their mortgage obligations through bi-weekly payment programs. In fact, many mortgage lenders allow homeowners to make the election when the homeowner obtains the financing to purchase a new home.
The existence of radon gas in a home is a health hazard. In residential real estate transactions, it is not uncommon for standard real estate contracts to contain a clause that makes the buyer's consummation of the transaction contingent upon the home passing a radon gas test.
Almost every state has enacted some type of right-to-farm law. In essence, the laws protect farmers from lawsuits by neighbors. Typically, the laws create a presumption that a farmer's existing agricultural pursuits do not create an actionable nuisance.
Usually, when one thinks of the relationship between a landlord and a tenant, what comes to mind is a lease agreement between the parties where the tenant agrees to stay in the leased premises for a specified period of years and pay an agreed upon rent for the privilege of doing so. In actuality, the scenario described above is just one type of tenancy, a tenancy for years. The types of landlord/tenant relationships are as follows: