BURLINGTON COUNTY - REAL ESTATE
Consultation to discuss legal options re: real estate issue
TB purchased a home earlier this year from an elderly woman who co-owned the home with her now-deceased husband. TB hired a realtor for the search and purchase of the home, but not a lawyer. There was no survey of the home or formal walk-through. The home has a fenced-in backyard with a permanent metal structure and a shed, which the seller indicated would be included with the purchase of the home. Shortly after purchasing the home and moving in, TB discovered (and confirmed with her realtor) that the home sits on one of the three lots owned by the prior owner, and TB technically only purchased one lot. TB is now concerned that the prior owner will begin utilizing the yard since she still owns the land, or that her children might ultimately inherit the property. TB is seeking a consultation with a lawyer to discuss her legal options.
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