One more vote for an attorney, ASAP! Depending on how the home is vested, your brother may be able to encumber this property (his share) but still get you stuck with his irres ... more
I would only consider buying this property subject to the house being empty, no tenants.
I would also take photo before tenant moves out to use to negotiate any damage delibe ... more
Unless you have a series of evictions most people will work with you. I ... more
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