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If the Occupant in a Land Contract Home Damages the Property, What Recourse Does the Owner Have?

A land contract holder can pursue financial claims against the occupant for any damages done to the property in a contract for deed situation. If the owner / contract holder cannot reach an agreement with the occupant through direct negotiations to resolve the issue, the owner would proceed against the occupant by filing a lawsuit against the contracting resident in an attempt to gain a judgment and then collect on that judgment.

While such litigation can be done pro se, Standard Legal recommends consulting with an attorney in most litigation situations. To find a local attorney for FREE, visit http://StandardLegal.com/attorney-find.html

Land Contract Questions  ·  September 14th, 2010

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