I just bought a condo in San Francisco, but the seller is not moving out! What are my rights?

Asked by Dario Jones, Diamond Heights, San Francisco, CA Fri Apr 6, 2012

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Don Groff, Agent, Austin, TX
Fri Apr 6, 2012
I would speak with an attorney. This is very odd sounding. You went to closing and were not given keys. Did they tell you they were not moving out. The whole situation seems absurd. Ask your agent to refer you to a good attorney.

Don Groff
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Bruce Lynn, Agent, Coppell, TX
Fri Apr 6, 2012
What do you mean they are not moving out.

Were they still in the home when you closed?
Do they have a lease?
Why would you close with them still in the home?

You probably need to consult with your agent or an attorney or both.
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Dallas Texas, Agent, Dallas, TN
Fri Apr 6, 2012
You need to confer with an attorney.

PS you posted this in Dallas TX not SanFran area

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Credit Repair Advisor
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Nanci Zimmer…, , Cedar Park, TX
Fri Apr 6, 2012
Have him evicted for trespassing?? No, seriously-- I don't know what the California laws are or what the agreement was when you closed on the property. Best to consult with an attorney... contact your real estate agent (if you have one) and he/she can recommend an attorney.

Best of luck,

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I agree with Nanci, start eviction proceeding very soon. You do need to seek the assistance of an highly skilled and experienced real estate attorney and make sure he/she seeks damages.
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