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
My brother in law is claiming to be a cotenant with 4 of his
my brother in law is claiming to be a cotenant with 4 of his siblings for a parcel of land that contains a house. will the cotendacy be for the land only or for both land and house? … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
15,642 satisfied customers
North Carolina- Right to the chase. 2000 purchase land with
North Carolina-Good evening. Right to the chase. 2000 purchase land with trailer cash 2001-Husband/wife (grantors) create joint tenant w/right of survivorship to wife and another person. 2005-Husband … read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,973 satisfied customers
My wife and have been separated 25 yrs. She lives in PA, I
My wife and have been separated 25 yrs. She lives in PA, I live in FL. I deeded my full ownership in our PA home with a mortgage to her. I no longer own the PA home. I own no property in the USA. I do… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
148,370 satisfied customers
Massachusetts. 2004-A single family home is bought by Charlie
Massachusetts. 2004-A single family home is bought by Charlie who puts the money down and puts the name on his name and his brother Joe on the Deed as joint tenants. Chary is on the mortgage by himsel… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
30,603 satisfied customers
My wife left me in 1997 and we are now divorced. She is still
My wife left me in 1997 and we are now divorced. She is still on the mortgage and on the deed. Since 1997she not contributed anything to the mortgage, taxes or anything else. I believe we are tenants … read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
I am getting ready to go through a divorce. My husband and
I am getting ready to go through a divorce. My husband and I own a home together which we still have a mortgage on. He is the only one on the loan but we are both on the deed. He is going to sign over… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
37,075 satisfied customers
I have a interspousal grant deed in my name. If my wife continues
I have a interspousal grant deed in my name. If my wife continues to reside in the house after a divorce and she makes the morgage payments, is she entitled to half of the profits if there is a sale??… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
29,734 satisfied customers
divorced 7 yrs ago. refinanced house in PA to my ex wifes
divorced 7 yrs ago. refinanced house in PA to my ex wife's name only. my name is XXXXX XXXXX the deed but not the mortgage. is there any risk to me financially by being on just the deed? do I stand to… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
56,625 satisfied customers
Fla wife sign mortgage only. when I sell a Fla property to
Fla wife sign mortgage only. when I sell a Fla property to one spouse (husband) and title in husband's only name ... they (both spouses) will live there as their primary residence ... and I / seller t… read more
Loren
Loren
46,635 satisfied customers
My wife and I divorced after 20 years of marriage. Both our names are XXXXX XXXXX deed. Wh
My wife and I divorced after 20 years of marriage. Both our names are XXXXX XXXXX deed. When we purchased our home both our incomes were used to secure the loan. She gave me the house in the settlemen… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
45,570 satisfied customers
Per a divorce agreement, I share half a mortgage payment with
Per a divorce agreement, I share half a mortgage payment with my ex-wife on a townhome. I did not put an end-date on the agreement per an understanding that I could help her w/ payments out for about … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
Florida house value is $390K. 1st Mortgage with Bank of America
Florida house value is $390K. 1st Mortgage with Bank of America is $525k, 2nd Mortgage with Wells Farge is $125K. Both notes are in wifes name only. Deed is in both names. Wife makes $190K/yr at IBM. … read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My wife and I are getting divorced. She has filed in CA where
My wife and I are getting divorced. She has filed in CA where we have both lived for many years. She still resides in CA but I am now a Raleigh, NC resident. We acquired a residential rental property … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
My ex and I bought a house in 2006 and split up in 2008. We
My ex and I bought a house in 2006 and split up in 2008. We had informally agreed that he would live in the house and pay mortgage/taxes/ins. I found out he has not paid mortgage for the last three mo… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
24,871 satisfied customers
I am recently divorced in MI and the house I had built prior
I am recently divorced in MI and the house I had built prior to the marriage was deemed "tenants in common" by the divorce decree. I was also awarded sole possession of the house. My question is since… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
15,642 satisfied customers
before my father remarried, he bought half an acre of land
before my father remarried, he bought half an acre of land in florida in cash and had a house built on it. he then married. since that time he has been diagnosed with dementia. per his new wife she st… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
If a man and woman are on a note for a home together and are
If a man and woman are on a note for a home together and are not married, then she leaves the residence and the man and their children to marry another man. They get divorced, she and her original boy… read more
Curtis Staropoli, Esq
Curtis Staropoli, Esq
Principal and Managing Attorney
Juris Doctor
744 satisfied customers
My wife and I have agreed to an uncontested divorce. We live
My wife and I have agreed to an uncontested divorce. We live in Mc Henry County Illinois and have no children. Our home is deeded in both of our names and I know that it is definitely considered marit… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
14,711 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

15,642 satisfied customers

21 years real estate, Realtor. Landlord 29 years

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

10,979 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

5,005 satisfied customers

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

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

4,384 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including real estate law.

ScottyMacESQ

ScottyMacESQ

Lawyer

2,776 satisfied customers

Licensed General Practice Attorney, Texas

LawyerWriter

LawyerWriter

Lawyer

1,772 satisfied customers

Over 40 years experience in construction and real estate

< 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