Ask real estate questions from Ruth Baker

Q: My sister and that I jointly own the home by which we both live. Can hospitals and doctors put liens on the house for bills? She is not completely insured and has a medical issue which may become pricey. Is my equity (and hers) exposed, even if they wait until the sale of the … Continue reading Ask real estate questions from Ruth Baker

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Georgia real estate disclosure laws in 2017

Q: Without running water can you occupy a rental property in the state of Georgia? Lawyer Solution Brian Lehman A: If the house is uninhabitable, the owner isn't allowed to lease it. Lack of running water causes it to be uninhabitable. Here is the Georgia Landlord-Tenant handbook: http://www.dca.ga.gov/housing/housingdevelopment/programs/downloads/Georgia_Landlord_Tenant_Handbook.pdf Q: We have been married now and … Continue reading Georgia real estate disclosure laws in 2017