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New Homebuyer, Home Buyer in Oakland, CA

Hi - I have a question about tracking down documentation on an easement lawsuit. I'm about to go into escrow on a foreclosed property. Its a

Asked by New Homebuyer, Oakland, CA Tue May 4, 2010

flag lot and there is no driveway, but the limited disclosures I received stated that the previous owner won a lawsuit to maintain easement access to a neighbor's driveway. I'm having a lot of trouble figuring out how to find documentation from the lawsuit. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!

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Hello Maya-in my opinion, you are taking a risk. If you have not closed the transaction yet, I highly recommend seeing a good,reputable real estate attorney.
Good Luck- Kirk Ansari
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jun 30, 2011
Public records is where you may find the necessary information. Another resource is PropertyShark.com, sometimes easements and other judgements are listed with the property information. You should at this point have your preliminary title report, most information pertaining to liens and /or judgements are available. The Oakland county clerks office my also be able to provide you with the necessary information.

Good luck.
Web Reference: http://propertyshark.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed May 19, 2010
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