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  • 1.  RV lien

    Posted 05-25-2022 03:11 PM
    I have four questions on an RV stored in our lot.

    First: After non-payment, I seized and sent Notice of Claim as the Goldbook says to do. I sent off to the state for the registered owners and lienholders. That paperwork didn't make it back to me until after the 30th day from seizure. Since the Goldbook procedure says I have to send the Intent to Sell form no later than 30 days after the seizure, does that mean I start the process over again??

    Second: The owner on record is deceased. Do I still need to send the Intent to Sell form to his address? My tenant is his daughter and that's who I have been sending the forms to. 

    Third: The deceased owner's brother is asking if he can "buy" the RV from us by paying the back owed rent and fees plus whatever we deem fair. But I believe I legally have to put this up for public auction right? My tenant has not responded to any of my letters, texts, voicemails or emails. She and the (uncle) brother have not spoken in 30 years so there is no hope she will give consent to him just taking the RV.

    Four: When, if, I get to sell this RV...will title be able to go to the buyer?? Being that the owner of record is deceased?

    JoLea Conn
    OnSite Manager
    Richmond TX
    (281) 341-7867

  • 2.  RE: RV lien

    Posted 05-26-2022 10:40 AM
    1. No , it's not you fault the mail is slow
    2. I would send notice to both the owner of record (even if deceased) and to the daughter.  Hopefully when the daughter gets the notice she will offer to pay up.
    3. If the people who have been notified of intent to sell then you can proceed with the sell.  Following the procedures outlined in the Gold Book. 
    4. Questions : Have you checked to see if there is a lienholder that needs to be notified?,   Have you done a little research to come up with an estimate of the value of the RV?  This will be helpful if you do sell the RV.  If you sell the brother is welcome to bid on it.  Be sure he has cash to pay for it. 


    Douglas Hunt

    Owners Management Co.

    Access Self Storage

    OMC Gate Co.

    3404 N. I-35E

    Lancaster, TX 75134

    Off -214-742-9499

    Cell- 214-236-7474