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
I've been in my apartment since1992. I live in Mar Vista,
Hello. I've been in my apartment since1992. I live in Mar Vista, CA,Los Angeles County... I told my landlord my husband was moving in a few weeks ago. When I told him last night he moved in he was fur… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
49,913 satisfied customers
I am a prospective apartment renter in Los Angeles. My
I am a prospective apartment renter in Los Angeles. My application was approved but the landlord is now asking for the sec dep , 1st mo rent and the signed lease prior to me taking possession of the u… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
10,763 satisfied customers
I have a roommate I rented a room to fully furnished. I am
I have a roommate I rented a room to fully furnished. I am on the lease, she is not! I have one month deposit, that I want to hold for occurring damages, that have already occurred (My new bed got sta… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
9,330 satisfied customers
Our main land lord leased this one bedroom little house in
Our main land lord leased this one bedroom little house in the back of property with seperate address in rent controled part of L.A. I moved in 10 years ago since Johnny got disabled and needed a sublease. I have been living here and paying part of the rent to Johnny. Last monday Johnny passed away and I need to know what are my rights now. Today I recieved a notice of "Vacate" from the promary land lord to vacate by end of this month. … read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,463 satisfied customers
Me and my roommates are about to to give our 30 days notice
me and my roommates are about to to give our 30 days notice to our landlord, and questioning if we are entitled to pay the final month's rent. Our landlord has done a lot of sketchy things that makes … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
134,897 satisfied customers
We currently own a property with section 8 and RSO tenants.
We currently own a property with section 8 and RSO tenants. Is there any way to terminate the contract with them if not can a "new owner" opt out of the contract or not renewal their leases? … read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
4,463 satisfied customers
A tenant in a shared two bedroom apartment has given me a 30
A tenant in a shared two bedroom apartment has given me a 30 day notice to vacate or start eviction process. He has signed as Landlord/Manager. He is just a tenant and nothing more. It is a month to m… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
49,913 satisfied customers
I rent a house in San Jose, CA. I live with roommates. We rent
I rent a house in San Jose, CA. I live with roommates. We rent this house from the landlord. We are all on the lease. We've been having consistent problems with one of our roommates. Repeated attempts… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
49,913 satisfied customers
My son rented an appt. in Clemson South Carolina with another
My son rented an appt. in Clemson South Carolina with another student. The other student failed to pay his share of the rent for several months. Initally the leasing agency said my son could stay and … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
36,940 satisfied customers
My daughter signed a one page lease agreement to rent a room
My daughter signed a one page lease agreement to rent a room from owner/roommate in a townhouse. "Term: The term of the lease is for 10 full months to commence on 7/1/2011 through 5/31/2011. Early mov… read more
Loren
Loren
41,399 satisfied customers
This is about the rent stabilization ordinance in the city
This is about the rent stabilization ordinance in the city of Los Angeles. I have tenants who want to stay month-to-month without a signed lease. They are citing RSO for their right to do so. I am cit… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I live in a market” apartment in New York City (neither rent
I live in a “market” apartment in New York City (neither rent regulated nor rent controlled). My current apartment lease ends on September 30, 2011. It requires me to give my landlord 75 days written … read more
Loren
Loren
41,399 satisfied customers
I own a single family residence in Los Angeles area. The house
I own a single family residence in Los Angeles area. The house was built in 1948. A guesthouse was added behind the garage in 1952 and I have a document from the los angeles county assessor that shows… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
16,790 satisfied customers
Can someone answer a California landlord/tenant law for me
Can someone answer a California landlord/tenant law for me? I live in a rent-control building in Los Angeles (moved in August 2006). About a month ago, the building owner sold the property. The new ow… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,721 satisfied customers
Im writing on behalf of my 21-year-old granddaughter who has
I'm writing on behalf of my 21-year-old granddaughter who has a complicated issue with former roommates with whom she rented a duplex in Santa Barbara, CA last summer. The trio signed a lease forr 3 m… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
49,913 satisfied customers
I am renting a single-family home in Los Angeles, CA. We learned
I am renting a single-family home in Los Angeles, CA. We learned a few days ago of a trustee sale of the home due to foreclosure proceedings, taking place near the end of the month. Our current lease … read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
I am a tenent in a large apartment complex in marina del rey,
I am a tenent in a large apartment complex in marina del rey, CA, within Los angeles county. The complex has recently contracted with an internet service provider to provide DSL internet to the comple… read more
Jane Doe Deer
Jane Doe Deer
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
3,870 satisfied customers
Hi, Ive lived in a Condo in Los Angeles with a roomate for
Hi, I've lived in a Condo in Los Angeles with a roomate for the past 2 years. We do not own the condo, we rent it from the owner and signed a one year lease which has been up for over a year now, and … read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,463 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

49,913 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