what is a mom and daughter home?I might be purchasing a home and it is classified as a multi-family according to the NYC website but it is clearly a one family home. The owner said it is a mom and daughter but it is legally
The property line remains the same, however a real estate attorney should be advising you. There are other remedies besides tearing down the garage. A lot line adjustment being one of them. I hope it works out for you.... more
It is possible there is a notice of default recorded on the property, this can be accompanied by a lis pendens. Here is Wicaoedia's definition of lis pendens.
In US law, a lis pendens is a written notice that a lawsuit has been filed concerning real estate, involving either the title to the property or a claimed ownership interest in it. The notice is usually filed in the county land records office. Recording a lis pendens against a piece of property alerts a potential purchaser or lender that the property’s title is in question, which makes the property less attractive to a buyer or lender. After the notice is filed, anyone who nevertheless purchases the land or property described in the notice takes subject to the ultimate decision of the lawsuit.... more