Real Estate Law

Have real estate law questions? Ask a real estate lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Real Estate Law Questions
In Georgia. If your property is sold by the tax assessor
In Georgia. If your property is sold by the tax assessor for unpaid taxes, and you have a tenant in the property, who does the tenant pay rent to until the year is up for you to redeem the property? M… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
A second mortgage holder foreclosed on my Atlanta condo over
A second mortgage holder foreclosed on my Atlanta condo over 4 years ago and evicted me. The first mortgage holder is now threatening to foreclose and I want to do a short sale and have a willing cash… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
18,308 satisfied customers
A friend has a mortgage with a major bank in Florida, Miami-Dade
A friend has a mortgage with a major bank in Florida, Miami-Dade County. She paid $250,000 down payment in 2008 on a $540,000 cost of the primary residence. She paid her mortgage on time for 4 years. … read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
6,715 satisfied customers
can assignee/purchaser of 1st mortgage retroactively trigger
can assignee/purchaser of 1st mortgage retroactively trigger default interest NOT triggered by original lender?… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
4,998 satisfied customers
To Socrateaser: I have a question about splitting an encumbered
To Socrateaser: I have a question about splitting an encumbered tax parcel. I'm involved in a real estate project with a 2 acre parcel of land. The owner subdivided the land so there are now two parce… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,661 satisfied customers
Im a contractor, foreclosing on a residential property with
Im a contractor, foreclosing on a residential property with a valid, secured mechanic's lien that was filed in Jan 2010. Two weeks prior to trial in June of 2012, the homeowner filed bankruptcy. Addit… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,661 satisfied customers
I am considering bidding on foreclosed properties at the courthouse
I am considering bidding on foreclosed properties at the courthouse steps in Cobb County Georgia. I need to understand what happens to junior liens on a property that I successfully "win"/purchase at … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Hello, and thank you for your response. We have a home in Florida
Hello, and thank you for your response. We have a home in Florida that we bought 2 1/2 years ago. We acquired title insurance when purchasing the home. Apparently, the prior home owner (before selling… read more
Mark
Mark
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
82 satisfied customers
I have a deed in lieu offer but the amount I owe far exceeds
I have a deed in lieu offer but the amount I owe far exceeds the mortgage since there are late fee, legal fees, insurances paid, taxes paid, penalties and missed payments. I wanted them to foreclose n… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,797 satisfied customers
I purchased a home in Georgia last April(04/10) using owner
I purchased a home in Georgia last April(04/10) using owner financing. The "lender" holds an escrow account for my taxes and insurance. My taxes were paid late, 35 days late(by the lender). I almost l… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,551 satisfied customers
I am in the process of filing chapter 13. Not quite ready to
I am in the process of filing chapter 13. Not quite ready to file with the state, but attorney has been retained... Now my HOA is foreclosing next month (December) and somehow their fees have, like, q… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Doctoral Degree
6,425 satisfied customers
Can my bank initiate foreclosure proceedings with a notice
Can my bank initiate foreclosure proceedings with a notice of default if I remain only 1 payment behind and I've not paid some of the property taxes. I've recieved a letter that BofA intends to accele… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Doctoral Degree
6,425 satisfied customers
I purchased a tax lien on a house in maricopa county arizona.
I purchased a tax lien on a house in maricopa county arizona. I bought it from an online sender who said it could be foreclosed (unless redeemed, of course) in 2010. I have the duly issued certificate… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
What is the process for a bank that holds a second mortage
What is the process for a bank that holds a second mortage to go through to foreclose on the property?… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Doctoral Degree
6,425 satisfied customers
Georgia Real Estate Law needed. We own two houses. One was
Georgia Real Estate Law needed. We own two houses. One was our primary residence- we moved into inherited property from my husbands family. One home has a $158,000 mortgage on it- the other has $45,00… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I live in GA, the foreclosure process started on our home in
I live in GA, the foreclosure process started on our home in October of 2006, according to the credit report, although we thought we sold it, but didn't know it had 'foreclosed', but the bank never po… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
A sawmill business declared bankruptcy, and because it broke
A sawmill business declared bankruptcy, and because it broke covenants with a bank the bank then forced liquidation of the businesses equipment and rolling stock. It could have forced foreclosure on t… read more
Dimitry Esquire
Dimitry Esquire
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,526 satisfied customers
Hello, I live in Virginia, but invested in some vacant land
Hello, I live in Virginia, but invested in some vacant land within some developments in Tennessee and Georgia. I have 1 property in Tennessee that was purchased for $55,000 in 2007, and two lots in Ge… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 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

12,142 satisfied customers

17 years real estate, Realtor. Landlord 26 years

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

8,377 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