Heir Ownership after Marketing for 90 days?

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Have you ever hear of or worked with someone who has exhausted all aspects of contacting the last person which is an heir to a property? What is another recourse to obtain control of a property if this "alleged" person can not be contacted to have them sign over their rights?

My case is my mothers husband she married before I was born and she they never get a divorce. This was over 47 years ago, mother has passed away and last record of this man was in a halfway house in another state after leaving prison. He has disappeared, probably intentionally.

We cannot find a residence which he actually lives in nor any phone numbers to contact him. I have 3 homes my mother left to me, which he has a stake in due to the lack of dissolution of their marriage. I want to renovate these homes and use the equity to build my portfolio, yet most title companies or mortgage banks are not comfortable moving forward with that until these are wholly in my name.

Have you heard of any other options? I overheard on some podcast somewhere about marketing a property for 90 days, then you can obtain ownership of it, if no one debates it...? Or something like that...?

Any ideas or options you might be aware of, please let me know. This has been in this condition for over 4 years since monther passed. There HAS to be some way.

I look forward to hearing what you might have to say, soon.

Thankful in Texas,

Brandi Graham

@Brandi Graham time to get a lawyer, actually that time was probably 3.5 years ago.  This isn't a question for an internet forum.  I highly doubt that whatever 90 day process you are referring to is legit, or if it is it is not that simple.

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