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
Attached are the deed restrictions I previously uploaded in
Attached are the deed restrictions I previously uploaded in addition to our plat. I cannot find anything on the plat referencing the restrictions and the restrictions do not reference our plat or subd… read more
LawyerWriter
LawyerWriter
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,772 satisfied customers
I purchased 70 acres of land; 3.8 acres are a lot of a
I purchased 70 acres of land; 3.8 acres are a lot of a subdivision. The remaining acreage is not in the plat of the subdivision and the deed for those acres does not reference the subdivision. The cov… read more
LawyerWriter
LawyerWriter
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,772 satisfied customers
The Texas subdivision plat in which I live contains an open,
The Texas subdivision plat in which I live contains an open, 50 ft. wide wooded drainage Right of Way (ROW). The developer laid out the lots alongside the right of way so that our lot corner survey ma… read more
JustLaw Esq.
JustLaw Esq.
Attorney, Broker
JD
3,131 satisfied customers
I live in an HOA, and we have private roads. The roadway
I live in an HOA, and we have private roads. The roadway passes over a small creek/stream via a culvert or small bridge. The pipes used in teh culvert extend several feet past teh road into the creek,… read more
LawyerWriter
LawyerWriter
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,772 satisfied customers
State: Arizona, Please excuse incomplete message. I need to
Please excuse incomplete message. I need to see what percentage of property owners in a subdivision (Pima County Arizona) need to approve a Mandatory HOA (right now I have about 50%). Thanks … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
13,105 satisfied customers
Sure… can you kindly tell me if a warranty deed between the
sure… can you kindly tell me if a warranty deed between the original developer that sold me my property, is a binding agreement that obligates me to pay assessment fees to another entity (aka the HOA … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,979 satisfied customers
My deed was recorded with one set of covenants that were in
My deed was recorded with one set of covenants that were in play at the time in other areas of the development. I have copies of the deeds of the previous two owners of my property showing a different… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
13,105 satisfied customers
I live in a townhome and have extended homeowners title insurance
I live in a townhome and have extended homeowners title insurance policy. I recently found that my title has a defect. my title/warranty deed refers to a defective plat. According to the plat I own 42… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,973 satisfied customers
We purchased our new home in Indiana back in the early 2000s.
We purchased our new home in Indiana back in the early 2000's. It was our understanding that a home owners association existed/or would exist. We paid the Developer (LLC) of the Subdivision a HOA fee.… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
49,689 satisfied customers
I own several parcels that abut a platted (since 1949 but never
I own several parcels that abut a platted (since 1949 but never installed or maintained ) street in an Illinois city. Can a the municipality vacate the street without my approval?… read more
PAX Attorney
PAX Attorney
Attorney
Juris Doctor (JD)
956 satisfied customers
We have a 39 unit Planned Unit Development in TN. A homeowner
We have a 39 unit Planned Unit Development in TN. A homeowner is insisting we define common grounds by survey. substracting each "plat" from the overall property. Each "plat" of our homes is a little … read more
evanesq
evanesq
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
960 satisfied customers
What legal right does a homeowner in a subdivision have to
What legal right does a homeowner in a subdivision have to an "open space" area shown on the plat of their subdivision? If the developer of the subdivision wants to sell a portion of the open space pa… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
37,075 satisfied customers
We live in a 20-year old subdivision in Georgia. The original
We live in a 20-year old subdivision in Georgia. The original subdivision plat does not have the usual statement that the roads will be dedicated to the county or for public use. Instead, the subdivis… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
56,614 satisfied customers
We have a dedicated storm drainage easement along one side
We have a dedicated storm drainage easement along one side of our property which the developer retained rights to. Our POA is trying to force us to maintain the easement. Where can I go to find case l… read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
8,060 satisfied customers
What are the most important things I should make sure I have
What are the most important things I should make sure I have in a condominium deed as a buyer?… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,362 satisfied customers
I hold fee simple title in a piece of property along with ...
I hold fee simple title in a piece of property along with 39 other owners. This property has a pond with approximately 7 acres of land. Many of the owners would like to improve the land, keep it mowed… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,362 satisfied customers
I hold fee simple title in a piece of property along with ...
I hold fee simple title in a piece of property along with 39 other owners. This property has a pond with approximately 7 acres of land. Many of the owners would like to improve the land, keep it mowed… read more
kbmlawyer
kbmlawyer
Doctoral Degree
38 satisfied customers
I live in a subdivision in North Carolina developed in ...
I live in a subdivision in North Carolina developed in 2003. There are 40 lots. The developer still owns the common area and 4 lots. The covenants do not mention a Homeowners Association nor any asses… read more
Flagbridge-RE
Flagbridge-RE
Principal Consultant
B.Kin, B.C.L, C. Neg, C. Med, C. A
1,786 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

59,112 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