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
Are your consultations free? I just have some questions I
Hi. Are your consultations free? I just have some questions I think I know the answer to, but just want to find out what my rights are? (I hear this question a lot. I work for a workers comp lawyer he… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
8,562 satisfied customers
About two years ago my husband took a major pay cut and we
About two years ago my husband took a major pay cut and we fell behind with our mortgage and HOA dues. We were able to remodify and bring our mortgage current. My husband has since gotten a promotion.… read more
AttyHeather
AttyHeather
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
637 satisfied customers
Damien, In November and December I discussed my situation
Damien, In November and December I discussed my situation with my HOA past due account with you. In November I was finally able to start making payments toward my past due account and trying to work o… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,653 satisfied customers
I received a certified letter from a law firm to collect my
I received a certified letter from a law firm to collect my HOA fees I did not pay . Payment in full including penalties and interest. Otherwise a lien on the property and subsequently foreclosure. I … read more
Attorney 1
Attorney 1
2,741 satisfied customers
If I have a pending HOA foreclosure and was in a forebearance
If I have a pending HOA foreclosure and was in a forebearance to bring it current; what options do I have if at or before the end of the forebearance, the HOA's representatives did not respond to my r… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
I have what I think is a quick question. I havent been to
I have what I think is a quick question. I haven't been to any pages to see how this works if I ask you my question. Help.… read more
Tina
Tina
Doctoral Degree
83 satisfied customers
There was a fire in 2004 and the association raised the HOA
There was a fire in 2004 and the association raised the HOA fees because of insurance coverage and have never dropped them since then. How long can the continue to charge me for something that was not… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My wife and I recently bought a property in West Palm Beach,
My wife and I recently bought a property in West Palm Beach, Florida through a foreclosure auction (foreclosed by first lien holder) for around $220k. A few days after the purchase we were informed by… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
You said that my wife and I are still liable for past HOA fees
You said that my wife and I are still liable for past HOA fees from a property my brother in law owned, even if we were not on the mortgage loan but on the deed. If that's going to be the case, can i … read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I own an empty lot in a golf community in Seneca, SC. It has
I own an empty lot in a golf community in Seneca, SC. It has been on the market to sell since my husband died in 2006. The properties in the area are not selling. There is no mortgage, HOA fees are cu… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
My son received a letter from an attorney for the HOA complex.
My son received a letter from an attorney for the HOA complex. He lives in Coloraodo. He is deliquent in association dues and has until October 20 to pay the dues in full or they will start the proces… read more
kattorney
kattorney
attorney
Doctoral Degree
209 satisfied customers
What if the Property Management firm contracted by the HOA
What if the Property Management firm contracted by the HOA went against what was agreed at an HOA meeting presentation by the homeowner (proposal was to not pay delinquent dues to an [unethical] colle… read more
Mark Anderson
Mark Anderson
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10 satisfied customers
how could HOA to obtain the ownership of a foreclosed unit
We have a condo-hotel, there are 140 units, half of the units are foreclosed, as the Board member of the HOA, how can HOA obtain the ownership of a foreclosed units back from Bank?… read more
evanesq
evanesq
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6 satisfied customers
My condo association fees are collected by a management company.
My condo association fees are collected by a management company. when I recently realized that I would not be able to pay my fees on time, I informed the management company. When I was not able to pay… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I have a condo in The Quarters. I have paid my regime fee
I have a condo in The Quarters. I have paid my regime fee religiously since I purchased the condo in 1996. In October 2007, I received a letter from H & J Company (they manage the property) requesting… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,377 satisfied customers
I got behind on my home owners assoc. fees. They have now
I got behind on my home owners assoc. fees. They have now gotten a law firm involved and are stating that if I don't pay the past fees/attny fees in full by Monday, they will proceed with a foreclosur… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,377 satisfied customers
An investor contacted me and offered to purchase my home
An investor contacted me and offered to 'purchase' my home on a Subject to financing contract where I keep my current mortgage loan in place under my name. The proposed contract would give them three … read more
BizAttorney
BizAttorney
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,658 satisfied customers
i own a condo in myrtle beach sc. The Board of Directors have
i own a condo in myrtle beach sc. The Board of Directors have assessed us $2200 for Capitol Improvements. Don't they have to tell us what the money is exactly for?? Please cite the specific law articl… read more
FLACORPLAWYER
FLACORPLAWYER
Doctoral Degree
1,750 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