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 am a part owner (1/2 share) of my house in California that
I am a part owner (1/2 share) of my house in California that I live in. There are Judgment liens attached to to my house. If i file Bankruptcy Chapter 7 with Homestead Exemption can the trustee force … read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,394 satisfied customers
If you file chapter 7 bankruptcy in one state and do not own
If you file chapter 7 bankruptcy in one state and do not own a home, then move to Florida and buy a home. Which homestead exemption would you be allowed to use?… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,731 satisfied customers
I have a question on property rights. I filed chapter
I have a question on property rights. I filed for a chapter 13 and paid for 5 years a modified mortgage payment to HSFC affiliate. It was changed to a chapter 7 after the repayment was satisfied and t… read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
6,966 satisfied customers
fl resident have qcdeed of my house,want to sell the house,however
fl resident have qcdeed of my house,want to sell the house,however the title co says my ex-wife to be need to sign homestead deed so I can close on the house.my ex-wife never lived with me in fl.She o… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,450 satisfied customers
Law Pro Lawyer only please: Please do not use chat format
Law Pro Lawyer only please: Please do not use chat format - too hard on my smart phone I live in Arizona, I hope you can help me figure out if there are any options for me to not lose my home to a yuc… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Hello; I went throught BK Chapter 7 meeting, and one of
Hello; I went throught BK Chapter 7 meeting, and one of the creditor after he ask me if I own the house in CA , and I answered NO, he ask me about homestead. I ask hiim what do you mean by homestead, … read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
4,357 satisfied customers
My ex wife is filing bankruptcy and we have a home loan in both your names what happens to
My ex wife is filing bankruptcy and we have a home loan in both your names what happens to the loan? Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/My_ex_wife_is_filing_bankruptcy_and_we_have_a_home_loan_in_bot… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy last year and my mortgage debt
I filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy last year and my mortgage debt and personal guaranty were discharged in August 2011. My spouse did not sign the note or the mortgage. I had a Quit Claim Deed prepared by a… read more
David L
David L
Doctoral Degree
1,604 satisfied customers
Im a mortgage brokier and Im trying to advise the ex-wife
I'm a mortgage brokier and I'm trying to advise the ex-wife regarding her deadbeat ex-husband's fraudulent activities. The husband's new wife has refinanced a property 16 times in 7 years. The most re… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
In the state of Idaho I was divoriced in 2009. I filed a quit
In the state of Idaho I was divoriced in 2009. I filed a quit claim deed as per divorce. Ex wife filed both chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy on home. Am I still going to be held liable for the debt of the … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,450 satisfied customers
I co-own a home in Florida with an ex-partner. When we split
I co-own a home in Florida with an ex-partner. When we split up, he would not sign to list the house for sale, nor would he let me sell it to a cash buyer (twice), nor would he pay for any of the bill… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
51,050 satisfied customers
I am co-owner of a property bought with my x-husband 10 years
I am co-owner of a property bought with my x-husband 10 years ago. He is planning on getting married and she has threatened to take the house away from me and not pay me 50% of what I am entitled to b… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
Here goes...follow closely. A couple divorces. Two liens exist
Here goes...follow closely. A couple divorces. Two liens exist against their jointly owned residence (a Texas homestead). First Lien is with Wells Fargo Mortgage. Second Lien is with Citibank NA Home … read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,655 satisfied customers
I filed chapter 7 in MD . Trustee meeting was Monday. I had
I filed chapter 7 in MD> . Trustee meeting was Monday. I had my name on a house in Mass gratned to me by my mother in law and wife. My wife passed away in 07/08.My mother in law granted her son 50 … read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
This is for a Texas Attorney. I have a loan with a bank that
This is for a Texas Attorney. I have a loan with a bank that is in both my name and my X-Husband name (deeded in both names). The Divorce Decree says it must be sold and profit split 50/50. The x can … read more
PAX Attorney
PAX Attorney
Attorney
Juris Doctor (JD)
956 satisfied customers
My ex and I bought a house in 2006 and split up in 2008. We
My ex and I bought a house in 2006 and split up in 2008. We had informally agreed that he would live in the house and pay mortgage/taxes/ins. I found out he has not paid mortgage for the last three mo… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
During a divorce, as part of the property settlement, I quit
During a divorce, as part of the property settlement, I quit claimed my interest in our residence to my ex-wife. She was supposed to obtain a new loan, but never did so. Subsequently, she filed for Ch… read more
Jack R.
Jack R.
Partner
Juris Doctor
6,136 satisfied customers
My wife and I lived in California and recently recorded a Quitclaim
My wife and I lived in California and recently recorded a Quitclaim Deed to transfer our townhouse into our Trust. I would like to record a Homestead Declaration for the townhouse and have a few quest… read more
BizMatters
BizMatters
J.D.
666 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

8,377 satisfied customers

Experienced lawyer

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

51,200 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