Your committment to a lease agreement and the fact that the landlord may not be paying their mortgage are mutually exclusive. Therefore, if you choose not to pay your rent while under a lease agreement, the landlord could evict you.... more
Contact the title company immediately - in fact if possible, go directly there in person. See what happened and why the fees were not paid. All title companies ,I know of , require an estoppel letter from the Association
of break-down of fees including past due fees due at time of closing...before they will conduct a closing. Make sue the title companycalls the attorney's office while you are there. Get your agent involved in this.
This is very serious, so please, get right on it.... more
Unfortunately in helping other clients in the same situation as you, I've had this conversation with several different real estate attorneys and the short answer they gave me was 'yes' because your lease agreement is a completely different binding agreement than your landlords (completely separate) binding agreement with their bank to pay the mortgage payment.
I know it sounds so jacked up (not to mention COMPLETELY UNFAIR), but it made 'legal' sense to me...