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
We signed a contract on a property and after move in have
we signed a contract on a property and after move in have been informed that the contract is bogus and the actual owner or landlord states we do not qualify to occupy unit and has stated we must move … read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
7,520 satisfied customers
I have a month-to-month rental and the landlord seems to
I have a month-to-month rental and the landlord seems to want to evict me. My rent has been paid on time, I don't deal drugs from the apartment but I think she wants me out. What notice does she have … read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,716 satisfied customers
There was a fire in the apartment above me. I have received
There was a fire in the apartment above me. I have received no help from my property mgr. My apartment received water damage. It has been 7 days . the carpets have been cleaned,but the dehydrators are… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
36,324 satisfied customers
I have a question for a real estate attorney familiar with
Hello, I have a question for a real estate attorney familiar with california law. If our landlord granted us permission to leave our property in June due to preferring an alternative home situation re… read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
3,900 satisfied customers
I live in florida and recently vacated a rental at the end
I live in florida and recently vacated a rental at the end of the lease. Proper notice was given, the property was cleaned, the carpets were steam cleaned by a professional service, and we moved out. … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
can a landlord say u owe them, send to a collection agency
can a landlord say u owe them, send to a collection agency and report to credit bureau if they have not evicted you or taken you to court… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,456 satisfied customers
I live in an apartment complex. I just moved in the same complex
I live in an apartment complex. I just moved in the same complex from a one bedroom to a two bedroom with my dog. They called me and said they would not give me my deposit back. The 1st apt was spotle… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,456 satisfied customers
My lease was up at the end of June, so as part of the lease
My lease was up at the end of June, so as part of the lease agreement I left and did my share of the cleaning. I had two other roomates, the other one left on time as well and did her share of the cle… read more
Real McCoy property law
Real McCoy property law
Juris Doctor
307 satisfied customers
I lived in an apartment for 2 months in FL (That was the actual
I lived in an apartment for 2 months in FL (That was the actual lease term). I left the apartment spotless. I never ate in the apartment and I have no babies or pets. This was a business visit to FL a… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Doctoral Degree
21,195 satisfied customers
I signed a lease with the following provision Tenant has paid
I signed a lease with the following provision: Tenant has paid a security deposit of $700 plus $500 pet deposit (may not be used as rent). said deposit to be returned to tenant providing premises are … read more
AlanM
AlanM
Law Degree
817 satisfied customers
My former apartment complex retained all my deposits and on
My former apartment complex retained all my deposits and on top of that claims I owe them money. Its been 4 months since I moved out. I never heard anything from them reguarding this until today when … read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
I have lived in the same apartment complex in Henderson Nevada
I have lived in the same apartment complex in Henderson Nevada for 12 years. I paid a $300 pet deposit for my dog in 1997. My dog is now 12 years old. I am signing a new 15 month lease and they now wa… read more
Jill Schaffer
Jill Schaffer
Lawyer and R.E. Property Owner/Manager
JD Law Degree
56 satisfied customers
my wife and i rented a apartment the apartment had a flood
my wife and i rented a apartment the apartment had a flood in the entire back room was consumed in water the vents had water running out from behind the paint the apartment complex had someone come ou… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I was a resident in an apartment complex in Las Vegas NV for
I was a resident in an apartment complex in Las Vegas NV for two years until August 31. I purchased a pug puppy while living in the apartment. I made a $100 refundable good faith deposit, a $200 non-r… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
In Arizona, my daughter recently received an invoice from the
In Arizona, my daughter recently received an invoice from the apartment complex she recently moved out of. This invoice claims that my daughter and her roommate had cats (which they did not) which uri… read more
rvlaw
rvlaw
Judge
Juris Doctor
3,203 satisfied customers
My 83 year old mother had a year lease with five ...
My 83 year old mother had a year lease with five months left to the lease (May - September). She suddenly took ill with an aortic anuerysm and had to have major surgery. Doctors advised us that she sh… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
I was living with a roommate in a apartment, but I had to ...
I was living with a roommate in a apartment, but I had to move out in the middle of a lease. I gave him 1 month to find a roomate. He told me to go ahead and move out and he will take care of roomate … read more
Bill F.
Bill F.
Associate Degree
1,110 satisfied customers
do apartment complexes need to change the carpet and ...
do apartment complexes need to change the carpet and repaint when one tenant moves out and another moves in?… 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

13,520 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