How Crazy Can It Get?
Crazy Can It Get?
You gotta love this lawyer…..it’s too good not to share!
who has ever bought a house will enjoy this. A New Orleans lawyer
sought an FHA loan for a client. He was told the loan would be
granted if he could prove satisfactory title to a parcel of property being
offered as collateral. The title to the property dated back to 1803,
which took the lawyer three months to track down.
sending the information to the FHA, he received the following reply.
Letter): “Upon review of your letter adjoining your client’s loan
application, we note that the request is supported by an Abstract of
Title. While we compliment the able manner in which you have prepared
and presented the application, we must point out that you have only cleared
title to the proposed collateral property back to 1803. Before final
approval can be accorded, it will be necessary to clear the title back to
the lawyer responded as follows (Actual Letter): “Your letter
regarding title in Case No. 189156 has been received. I note that you
wish to have title extended further than the 194 years covered by the present
application. I was unaware that any educated person in the country,
particularly those working in the property area, would not know that Louisiana was purchased, by the U.S., from France in 1803, the of origin identified in our
application. For the edification of uninformed FHA Bureaucrats, the
title to the land prior to U.S. ownership was obtained from France, which had acquired it by Right of Conquest from Spain. The land came into the
possession of Spain by Right of Discovery made in the year 1492 by a sea
captain named Christopher Columbus, who had been granted privilege of
seeking a new route to India by the Spanish monarch, Isabella. The
good Queen, Isabella, being a pious woman and almost as careful about
titles as the FHA, took the precaution of securing the blessing of the Pope
before she sold her jewels to finance Columbus’ expedition. Now the
Pope, as I’m sure you may know, is the emissary of Jesus Christ, the Son of
God, and God, it is commonly accepted, created this world. Therefore,
I believe it is safe to presume that God also made that part of the world
called Louisiana. God, therefore, would be the owner of the origin
and his origins date back, to before the beginning of time, the world as we
know it AND the FHA. I hope you find God’s original claim to be
satisfactory. Now, may we have our loan?”
loan was approved.
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