Legal Question in Real Estate Law in California

I have a home that I'm selling by rent to own. And the tenants were just raided by the police yesterday and they were arrested for cultivating a lot of marijuana. Can I evict them for doing that on the property that I still have the loan for?

Asked on 10/24/13, 6:05 pm

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Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach

If your tenants are actually occupying the property under an installment land sale contract, then the court would not have unlawful detainer jurisdiction over them. I would have to read your agreement with them to be sure, as you may not be a true landlord, but rather a vendeor or mortgagee, governed by different rules.

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Answered on 10/25/13, 8:21 am

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