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
Do I have any recourse while waiting for Bank of America to
Do I have any recourse while waiting for Bank of America to decide if they will close my Deed In Lieu? I have went through all the hoops; applied for loan modification and short sale and rejected for … read more
Attorney 1
Attorney 1
2,839 satisfied customers
We have a second home that we have been trying to sell since
We have a second home that we have been trying to sell since 2007. We have continued to lower our price as we continue to reduce our payoff. We are currently 40% below our initial listing price back i… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,082 satisfied customers
A mobile home is owned in Arizona. When purchased it was placed
A mobile home is owned in Arizona. When purchased it was placed on a 40 acre parcel that was owned debt free. A load was acquired by a company called 21st Mortgage. After 2 years my cousin's husband l… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
I own a single family home in Georgia on a VA loan held by
I own a single family home in Georgia on a VA loan held by a major national bank. I have owned it since 2001 and have never missed a payment. My credit score is approximately 770 at the moment. Recent… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,394 satisfied customers
I own a condo in Atlanta with a mortgage 0f approximately 215,000
I own a condo in Atlanta with a mortgage 0f approximately 215,000 (paid 324,000). I am living in Kentucky; my husband died two years ago and this condo that I can't sell is wrecking my health. I do ha… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Ive got an $875k mortgage on an underwater home worth $750k
I've got an $875k mortgage on an underwater home worth $750k and want to get out of this mess as quickly & cheaply as possible. Some questions: 1. Is a loan mod request an option? Should I stop paying… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Principal Attorney
Master's Degree
3,911 satisfied customers
I tried for two years to get my mortgage company to do a mortgage
I tried for two years to get my mortgage company to do a mortgage modification. They just kept turning me down with one excuse after another. I have come to a point where I am considering a Deed in Li… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
32,431 satisfied customers
We cannot afford to make our payments as our home is upside
We cannot afford to make our payments as our home is upside down, my husband lost his job and has now relocated to another state to work (now making our expenses greater than our income). Last month f… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,082 satisfied customers
My Michigan Home is listed as a short sale; for over two years.
My Michigan Home is listed as a short sale; for over two years. We just had our fourth offer fall through, because of the amount of time buyer could not wait anymore. Our third offer was market value … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My husband and I own a home, that weve been in for 6 years...I
My husband and I own a home, that we've been in for 6 years...I lost my job and am going back to school full-time. In march we attempted to modify our home loan, the mortgage company, just got back to… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,253 satisfied customers
I want out of my mortgage!! I have tried a refinance with Mortguage
I want out of my mortgage!! I have tried a refinance with Mortguage Co with recieving a denial because of credit rating. My credit rating has been trashed since a student loan was discharged that I wa… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,082 satisfied customers
If we foreclose on our house how can it affect our credit cards
If we foreclose on our house how can it affect our credit cards and other unsecured loans? Are there new laws in place that keep the banks from increasing our rates?… read more
GoLaw
GoLaw
Doctoral Degree
751 satisfied customers
Gmac wont release inusurance check for roof repair. We didnt
Gmac won't release inusurance check for roof repair. We didn't hire a contractor, did repairs ourselves. Their inspector said repairs done at 100%, the mortgage company are trying to make us commit fr… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
We owe more on house than its worth. We are tired of pumping
We owe more on house than it's worth. We are tired of pumping money into and have been advised a short sale would not work because we would need to walk into closing with at least $10,000.00 which of … read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
Our home in Idaho is about to go into foreclosure. Can we
Our home in Idaho is about to go into foreclosure. Can we walk away from it without a judgement for the difference after it is sold?… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My husband and I have two homes in the state of Oregon, our
My husband and I have two homes in the state of Oregon, our primary residence is paid off, but our 2nd home (investment) is in foreclosure. We have made every attempt with the lender to try and save i… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I have a home in Henderson, NV and live/ work in Arizona. Unable
I have a home in Henderson, NV and live/ work in Arizona. Unable to sale my home. I have only been able to make interest only payments on a "pick-a payment" loan just to keep it, hoping the value of h… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,082 satisfied customers
My husband and I are in the process of funding our trust. We
My husband and I are in the process of funding our trust. We used the SuzeOrman kit. Everything is going well except for our mortgage company. They want their escrow officer to read the trust. I assum… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 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:

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

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

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

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

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

66,060 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