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
Can a mortgage company foreclose on your while it's under
Can a mortgage company foreclose on your while it's under modification review … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Attorney
9,382 satisfied customers
I have a pending foreclosure sale date approaching. Besides
I have a pending foreclosure sale date approaching. Besides filing a Chapter 13, is there any way to postpone the sale until I complete a modification. I attempted to complete a modification but ran o… read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
2,615 satisfied customers
My home is scheduled for foreclosure 10/4/16; had call with
My home is scheduled for foreclosure 10/4/16; had call with lender this morning and was told the sale has been put on hold pending review for a loan modification. What proof do I have the sale has bee… read more
DrakeLAW
DrakeLAW
Juris Doctorate
1,038 satisfied customers
I have a client that I am working with to get a loan
I have a client that I am working with to get a loan modification. She filed bankruptcy in June 9, 2016. She had a foreclosure sale date on June 7. She was suppose to go to court in July and did not b… read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
4,304 satisfied customers
Loan co-owner of seven years has not paid on property, filed
Loan co-owner of seven years has not paid on property, filed for bankruptcy, and tried to give back the property to bank. He is on the note, and I am on all paperwork except the note. As a disgruntled… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Attorney
9,382 satisfied customers
my house is going to auction 8-28 9am. we have been in modification
my house is going to auction 8-28 9am. we have been in modification proceedings and have been making trial payments, the loan was sold, please tell us what to do.. XXXXX XXXXX… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,594 satisfied customers
Home in active foreclosure, Sheriffs sale pending for next
Home in active foreclosure, Sheriff's sale pending for next month, Cook County, IL. We were in negotiation with Chase our present mortgage holder regarding modification, we were denied after more than… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,988 satisfied customers
Hi My name is XXXXX XXXXX I really dont know what to do: my house
Hi My name is XXXXX XXXXX I really don't know what to do: my house is set to go into foreclosure tomorrow. about 7 days ago a realtor contacted us about doing a short sale. we filled all the paperwork… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,097 satisfied customers
My wife was going through a loan modification and during that
My wife was going through a loan modification and during that time the bank tried to foreclose so she had to file chapter 13 to stop it on May 1, 2012 she was going to let it jus be dismissed so she c… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
Ok, heres our situation, back in July of 2010, I was having
Ok, here's our situation, back in July of 2010, I was having to pay to send 2 kids to daycare, so I got 4 months behind on mortgage, than I started to pay because I had only one child in daycare and f… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I have a sale date of April 20th my bank. I have made a good
I have a sale date of April 20th my bank. I have made a good faith payment but I feel I am continue to be given the run around… read more
Mark
Mark
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
82 satisfied customers
My wife and I were going to try a remodification on our property
My wife and I were going to try a remodification on our property that we left 2 years ago (bank never foreclosed). The bank was going to foreclose today, but stopped it because we sent in our modifica… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Principal Attorney
Master's Degree
3,911 satisfied customers
When I pulled out my loan paperwork since our home is in daufalt
When I pulled out my loan paperwork since our home is in daufalt I noticed that my first name is XXXXX XXXXX the notory signed that that was my legal name in which it is not they have Sandy legal is S… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,988 satisfied customers
I just found out on Thursday my house is up for trustee sale
I just found out on Thursday my house is up for trustee sale Tuesday the 25th & I've been trying to get a loan modification for over a year....I've been sending payments & they have not cashed them...… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I am in foreclosure and a judgement has been awarded. My house
I am in foreclosure and a judgement has been awarded. My house is going to a Sheriff sale Friday and I want to know if I have any rights to postpone the sale in order to work something out? I am in Co… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,988 satisfied customers
I am in the process of getting a loan modification. All the
I am in the process of getting a loan modification. All the paperwork has been sent and I am just waiting for the approval.....or not. My lender is Bank of America. The problem is that even though the… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
My wife and I own a home in Atlanta. We are behind on our
My wife and I own a home in Atlanta. We are behind on our payments and have submitted paper work for a loan modification. On February 8, 2010, we called One West Bank (previously IndyMac Bank) to chec… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
we were almost done with our mortgage modification process
we were almost done with our mortgage modification process when our bankruptcy lawyer filed our bankruptcy which negated our modification and we had to start all oever again til now-However when our b… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,594 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

12,594 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