Real Estate Law

Have real estate law questions? Ask a real estate lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Real Estate Law Questions
FOR $150,000.00 MORTGAGE LOAN AND MY LANDLORD IS A REALTOR
I AM APROVED FOR $150,000.00 MORTGAGE LOAN AND MY LANDLORD IS A REALTOR BUT MY MORTGAGE COMPANY GOT ME A REALTOR. SO THE LANDLORD WILL NOT LET ME OUT THE LEASE ONLY IF I USE HIM AS MY REALTOR AND BUY … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
36,955 satisfied customers
Question in on Lease Breakage. Plainsboro NJ. I would like
I would like to know is there any notice we have to give in the vent of lease expiration… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
36,955 satisfied customers
The listing on MLS says:" EXCELLENT TENANTS IN PLACE WHO CAN
The listing on MLS says: " EXCELLENT TENANTS IN PLACE WHO CAN STAY ON OR YOU CAN MAKE THIS YOUR OWN LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE! " We got the condo under contract. The Listing agent asked whether the buy… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
9,330 satisfied customers
I am buying a home in CA that has a tenant in it, he has
Hello, I am buying a home in CA that has a tenant in it, he has been informed of the sale and given 60 days to vacate the home. The home is being sold by a dead home owners executor and their lawyer. … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
10,763 satisfied customers
Can we be charged both a $1000 lease termination fee & reletting
Can we be charged both a $1000 lease termination fee & reletting fee of 85% for breaking a lease agreement in TX even though we have given the management office a 60 notice of leaving the apartment co… read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
4,463 satisfied customers
Answers from Two Experts requested: Good evening. I have a situation I need help with. I h
Good evening. I have a situation I need help with. I have a rental property in Texas that currently has tenants in it. Their contract is up August 16th at midnight. We decided to sell the property on … read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
12,571 satisfied customers
My spouse signed a lease renewal only for 9 months and it is
My spouse signed a lease renewal only for 9 months and it is stated in original lease he must give 60 days notice if we are moving out, else it turns into a month to month, for 2 month periods (60 day… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
We are renting a house and recently signed a contract to buy
We are renting a house and recently signed a contract to buy a different house. Our lease required a 60 day notice to terminate the lease early, which we provided. Now our purchase of the different ho… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
10,763 satisfied customers
Hi - I am under contract on a single family home in Washington,
Hi - I am under contract on a single family home in Washington, DC that has a tenant in it. Right now the Bank owns it (Foreclosure) and we are in the TOPA period (tenant offer to Purchase Act). I fou… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,463 satisfied customers
Can my tenant terminate her lease if took possession of the
Can my tenant terminate her lease if took possession of the unit? The lease was signed 2/24 and she took possession 3/15..on 3/16 she decided she didnt want to live there anymore.… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I just purchased a house with cash. There are existing tenants
I just purchased a house with cash. There are existing tenants living in this house. They have been there for 8 years and were paying month to month rent all this time. I bought the house to live in a… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,922 satisfied customers
Im under contract to buy a foreclosed 4-unit multfamily property
I'm under contract to buy a foreclosed 4-unit multfamily property from a bank here in Wash DC (severely tenant friendly laws) and close on 7/16/10. Three out of four of the units are occupied. I want … read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
40,964 satisfied customers
We are the landlords for a house in Washington, DC. We would
We are the landlords for a house in Washington, DC. We would like to end the lease early because we need the proceeds from a sale of the house in order to buy the house we are renting ourselves, which… read more
J.Hazelbaker
J.Hazelbaker
Doctoral Degree
4,367 satisfied customers
If a tenant moves out of a leased home on Dec. 21 and is paid
If a tenant moves out of a leased home on Dec. 21 and is paid thru Dec 31 but says not paying anymore and lease is not up until 3/31/10 do we have the right to enter the home and change the locks when… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
What is the name of your state Washington, DC I entered
What is the name of your state? Washington, DC I entered into a lease on May 1, 2008, for a one-year lease. The first page of the lease reads that the term of the lease is for one year commencing on M… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
73,830 satisfied customers
My tenant has 2 years to go on his lease. He has an ...
My tenant has 2 years to go on his lease. He has an opp. to buy a relatives house at a good price and wants out of the lease at the end of next month. What is his resposibility under "the ACT" in Illi… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 satisfied customers
I have lease (ending Oct 2 2008) for an apartment in ...
I have lease (ending Oct 2 2008) for an apartment in cambridge Mass, landlord is a corporation. Paid extra for the right to have a Notice to Vacate with 60 days. April 30 I gave written notice to end … read more
AlanM
AlanM
Law Degree
817 satisfied customers
Language to protect Landlord if during lease it goes into ...
Language to protect Landlord if during lease it goes into foreclosure. I want to be able to break the lease without ramifications.… read more
Flagbridge-RE
Flagbridge-RE
Principal Consultant
B.Kin, B.C.L, C. Neg, C. Med, C. A
1,786 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

13,520 satisfied customers

19 years real estate, Realtor. Landlord 27 years

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

9,330 satisfied customers

Texas Attorney for 30 years dealing in real estate

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney

6,208 satisfied customers

I have 30 years legal experience. Additionally, in CA I held a Real Estate Broker's license.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

5,000 satisfied customers

Qualified attorney in private practice including business, family, criminal, and real estate issues.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,844 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including real estate law.

ScottyMacESQ

ScottyMacESQ

Lawyer

2,578 satisfied customers

Licensed General Practice Attorney, Texas

J. Warren

J. Warren

Lawyer

1,290 satisfied customers

Experience in residential real estate and commercial leases.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x