Real Estate Law

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

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Real Estate Law Questions
I want to terminate my new lease for my apartment. I have
I want to terminate my new lease for my apartment. I have already paid my August rent. But I have decided that I no longer want to keep the apartment but in addition to my rent already paid for August… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
A roomate broke a lease agreement within 3 business days of
A roomate broke a lease agreement within 3 business days of signing a renatl lease with the approval of the landlords(due to not being able to afford the apartment from loosing her financial backing) … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,247 satisfied customers
3 months ago my roommate who I had a co-lease agreement for
3 months ago my roommate who I had a co-lease agreement for a year with which expires in May 2012, decided she was going to move back home due to the discovery she was going to be having a child. She … read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,387 satisfied customers
I have a question. I moved into an apartment complex August
I have a question. I moved into an apartment complex August 1, 2011. The condition was as follows. The tenant that lived in the apartment was a friend. He was moving out, and I was going to move in wi… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
31,824 satisfied customers
I have a very tricky question, and not sure what my legal rights
I have a very tricky question, and not sure what my legal rights are. I moved in with my roomate, who is on a lease with here ex-girlfriend. The girlfriend moved out, and I have only been here a month… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
15,037 satisfied customers
my roommate was giving me hard time to pay the rent and i decided
my roommate was giving me hard time to pay the rent and i decided to leave my own apartments and i gave him more than 30 days but he dosn't want to leave . what i have to do to leave the apartments wi… read more
evanesq
evanesq
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
960 satisfied customers
My son lives in an apartment in New York City with 2 roomates.
My son lives in an apartment in New York City with 2 roomates. One of the roomates wants to leave. He happened upon a typo on their lease which said the date of lease was Aug. 1, 2009 to Aug. 31, 2010… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
31,824 satisfied customers
I had an apartment with a friend, we both signed the lease,
I had an apartment with a friend, we both signed the lease, nowhere in our lease does it say I am responsible for paying 50% of the rent, i gave written notice to the landlords that I was moving out, … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,081 satisfied customers
I have rented the same apartment with 1 roomate in Chicago
I have rented the same apartment with 1 roomate in Chicago IL since June 2008, when it came time to renew this year in June 2010 i called the landlord to sign another lease and she agreed but never dr… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,792 satisfied customers
Dear Mr., Mrs., On August 28, 2010, I signed a 12 month
Dear Mr., Mrs., On August 28, 2010, I signed a 12 month lease for a 1 bedroom apartment on the 7th floor in The Fisher Building, 343 South Dearborn Street, Chicago. The application fees were $450 and … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,253 satisfied customers
Hello, I moved in to an apartment with my now ex-girlfriend
Hello, I moved in to an apartment with my now ex-girlfriend (you can guess where this is going) in June 2009, and signed a 2 year lease through June 2011. Months into it, she decided that she just wan… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
Problem My wife gave an apartment complex a deposit $300
Problem: My wife gave an apartment complex a deposit $300 to hold an apartment until a future date when she would be able to move in, however, due to my disability it was decided to keep our home and … read more
Roger
Roger
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,019 satisfied customers
I live in California. My wife and I bought a house and it
I live in California. My wife and I bought a house and it was prior to our lease ending on our apartment. The company who runs the buidlings said that we could go rent responsible until they find some… read more
Real McCoy property law
Real McCoy property law
Juris Doctor
307 satisfied customers
My girlfriend and I signed a one year lease on an apartment
My girlfriend and I signed a one year lease on an apartment on 1/1/2010. Last week she left me and moved back in with her parents. The apartment complex will not let us out of the lease. I even offere… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,377 satisfied customers
My roommate and I are both on the lease of our brooklyn, NY
My roommate and I are both on the lease of our brooklyn, NY apartment. I come to find out my roommate has a drug problem and smokes pot daily and drug dealers have come to our apartment. I have asked … read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
My girlfriend in Oregon has one roomate that she needs to ask
My girlfriend in Oregon has one roomate that she needs to ask to move prior to the expiration of a lease agreement which was signed by the both of them. The lease expires in May 2010. She wants to ask… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My girlfriend of two years has decided living together is not
My girlfriend of two years has decided living together is not the best for us. we have lived together for well over a year but just moved into a new apartment together. We signed a one year lease and … read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
i signed a lease with my roommate for a year starting in august.
i signed a lease with my roommate for a year starting in august. his girlfriend stays over every night and they keep me up. i have asked for him to only bring her over on the weekends which i am fine … read more
Roger
Roger
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,019 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

12,142 satisfied customers

17 years real estate, Realtor. Landlord 26 years

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

8,377 satisfied customers

Experienced lawyer

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

8,253 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.

Dimitry Esquire

Dimitry Esquire

Attorney

5,526 satisfied customers

JA Mentor, multiple jurisdictions, specialize in business/contract disputes, estate creation & admin

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

4,998 satisfied customers

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

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,572 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including real estate law.

< 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