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
In Chicago, Illinois a two unit condo which is being rented
In Chicago, Illinois a two unit condo which is being rented to tenants Question is in regard to unassigned parking Unit 1 has been rented for the last year. The tenants have used the west bay of the g… read more
Loren
Loren
41,325 satisfied customers
I need some real estate advice. we had purchased our home on
good morning. i need some real estate advice. we had purchased our home on may 24th. we had not been able to move in at that time due to our daughter still being in school and we had moved out of the … read more
MIAMILAW1127
MIAMILAW1127
Partner
Juris Doctorate
680 satisfied customers
I live in Palm Beach County Florida own a zero lot line home
I live in Palm Beach County Florida own a zero lot line home with a 3 foot easement . The county is saying that I have no right to use it for draining my gutter with an under ground drain along the ho… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I am the landlord of a rental home in Michigan. Recently (8/11),
I am the landlord of a rental home in Michigan. Recently (8/11), the basement flooded with four feet of water from the historic storms which dropped 6 inches of rain in a few hours. I ripped out the c… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,419 satisfied customers
In my rental single family home in the Denver area of Colorado,
In my rental single family home in the Denver area of Colorado, there has been some recent ground settlement that resulted in some sinking of the foundation that caused some sinking of floors and wall… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
24,870 satisfied customers
During the recent rains in Los Angeles a large amount of water
During the recent rains in Los Angeles a large amount of water got into the house we have rented for 18 years. Not only did several feet of carpet get soaked but the wall is wet for about 1 foot up th… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,457 satisfied customers
We live in a Condo on Maui Hawaii- Kihei-. Our Board says
We live in a Condo on Maui Hawaii- Kihei-. Our Board says we are going to get rain gutters on every deck on every level. I do not want a rain gutter on the deck above us or on our deck because they pl… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
24,870 satisfied customers
we spoke last december about mold in our newly purchased house
we spoke last december about mold in our newly purchased house in Bethany beach delaware. enclosed is info we've provided to the HOA. we would like to know: which specialty of lawyer to use; credentia… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
9,330 satisfied customers
I live in a townhouse which is a condo. last winter a pipe
I live in a townhouse which is a condo. last winter a pipe had frozen inside of my unit and flooded the entire first floor with 3 to 4 inches of water(foyer,heater room,living rm,dining rm,kit,den,lau… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
I signed a one year lease with a landlord 4 months ago. Since
I signed a one year lease with a landlord 4 months ago. Since that time, I have come to believe that I was rented to under a series of false pretenses that influenced me to sign up. The building I am … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I am having a dispute with landlord; he is not following rental
I am having a dispute with landlord; he is not following rental agreement. Can I withhold rent? Can I force him to observe the agreement and honor his commitments? Im in Rhode Island. I need to have a… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
53,209 satisfied customers
I signed a one year lease agreement on a one bedroom cottage
I signed a one year lease agreement on a one bedroom cottage on Oct. 1st,2010 in the state of RI.The third week of November I was informed that my father who lives in Wisconsin had a stroke. I will ha… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I have rented a house with a dishwasher that does not work.
I have rented a house with a dishwasher that does not work. It leaves a dried on white powder on everything and rusts the silverware. He will not move on it. The place has well water and a water softe… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
53,209 satisfied customers
To whom it may concern, I am a renter in Alexandria, VA
To whom it may concern, I am a renter in Alexandria, VA and have a major issue that I need assistance with. On Wednesday, July 14th 2010 at 11:30 pm I received a knock on my door from the condominium … read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 satisfied customers
My wife and I just bought a house that we really like(d), here
My wife and I just bought a house that we really like(d), here in Oregon. It's 100 years old, one story with a full-sized unfinished basement. We had an inspection done, the disclosures looked pretty … read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,455 satisfied customers
A few weeks ago my daughter and her roommate discovered a
A few weeks ago my daughter and her roommate discovered a small bat in their apartment, they called their landlord numerous times and never got a response and eventually sucessfully got rid of the bat… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
36,881 satisfied customers
Can I rent my house which has a swimming pool I have a fence
Can I rent my house which has a swimming pool? I have a fence around my whole back yard at the properties parimator and I can put a lock on the gate. Is that legally sufficent to rent the house? Can I… read more
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Certified Mediator
Juris Doctorate
19,942 satisfied customers
Due to recent flooding by hurricane Fay, my apartment complex
Due to recent flooding by hurricane Fay, my apartment complex has had to evacuate. It has been six days and no determinaton of when we can return. What are the landlord's obligations and should I stil… read more
Lawgirl
Lawgirl
Founder
Doctoral Degree
4,606 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