Because a Notary is required to change the Deed during a For Sale by Owner sale, the timing of signing can get a bit tricky.
For Sale by Owner Home Sale Questions
Answers to Frequently Asked FSBO Real Estate Questions
If a Home is Owned Jointly and One Person Takes Out a Mortgage That Goes Unpaid, Can the Lender Foreclose on the Entire House?
If payments are missed on a loan that is secured by a mortgage, the lender secured for the mortgage can file a foreclosure action. But the language of the title and the mortgage documents are critical to how the lender may proceed.
Can I Change My Mind About Real Estate I Just Sold?
While some states have buyer remorse laws, but there are no ‘seller’s remorse’ statutes.
Does a Property Buyer Have to Honor an Existing Lease in a Short Sale?
A potential buyer or a new owner of a property — be it short sale or standard purchase — must honor an existing lease agreement unless that lease agreement specifically contains a provision for the termination of the lease in the case of sale.
If a Term Within the Real Estate Sales Agreement is Not Included Within the Deed, Which is Enforced?
This is a complicated legal question, and one that is est answered by an examination of a state’s specific laws.
Can a Wife Purchase a Husband’s Solely-Owned Home in Her Name Alone to Save it from His Bankruptcy Filing?
A wife could purchase a husband’s solely-owned using only her funds (i.e. not using any joint funds or co-mingled marital funds).
If she became the sole owner of the home, then that home would not be included as an asset in a husband’s bankruptcy case.
But it is unlikely the transaction would be ‘clear sailing.’
Can FSBO Home Sale Documents be Used to Sell Vacant Land?
While most of the For Sale by Owner (FSBO) Home Sale legal forms are geared towards developed property (e.g. property with a house or building), the documents can certainly be used to sell vacant land.
Can I Transfer My Half Interest in a Home to My Girlfriend?
A co-owner to a real property can transfer his or her interest in that property to a third party using a Quitclaim Deed. But be advised that such a step does not remove the original owner from all responsibility.
What is Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure?
Generally, the phrase ‘deed in lieu of foreclosure’ explains the process more so than any actual deed itself.
Would the Purchase of a Mobile Home Be Covered Under UCC?
While this matter can vary by state, generally ownership in a mobile home is evidenced by a title (much like a vehicle).