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
If a community is having soil and craking issues in a
If a community is having soil and craking issues in a recently built community, can you also sue the HOA along with the builder for forcing you to landscape your yard even though the HOA is aware of a… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,518 satisfied customers
The president of the HOA sold her unit and passed her
The president of the HOA sold her unit and passed her position to an investor owner without election. Is this binding? … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,077 satisfied customers
I bought a brand-new home from a builder. We did our
I bought a brand-new home from a builder. We did our landscaping ourselves. The HOA did not approve the layout of our plants. However Our lay out is the same as the builders model home. I ask HOA, why… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,500 satisfied customers
WE have been trying to remove an HOA President and Vice President
WE have been trying to remove an HOA President and Vice President for 4 months now. We keep running into obstacles with the HOA Manager. At first he said follow the by-laws, which we did. After collec… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,077 satisfied customers
There are only 2 members on the Board. One who shouldn't be
There are only 2 members on the Board. One who shouldn't be on the Board because she does not live here & only owns here. Well the 2 board members ordered the new landscape company to "rip out" all th… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,789 satisfied customers
The residents of our community need to know if it is legal
The residents of our community need to know if it is legal for the current developer to run the HOA with only himself as president and his wife as vice president of the board. They are changing HOA ru… read more
MIAMILAW1127
MIAMILAW1127
Partner
Juris Doctorate
680 satisfied customers
In Florida, under florida statute chapter 720 and chapter 617,
In Florida, under florida statute chapter 720 and chapter 617, may a member of a homeowners' association sue the homeowners' association on behalf of the members of the homeowners' association (deriva… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,789 satisfied customers
Re: SC HOA Law - in SC, HOAs are subject to non-profit corporate
Re: SC HOA Law - in SC, HOA's are subject to non-profit corporate law. I am on the Board, the 2nd BOD since the developer turned management over through an advisory board and we had our first election… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Real Estate Insurance Question: Do Indemnity Policies covering
Real Estate Insurance Question: Do Indemnity Policies covering HOA Officers paid for by the home owners typically protect those HOA Officers against lawsuits brought against them by the home owners? O… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,518 satisfied customers
I recently moved into an HOA in NJ. The homes are about 75
I recently moved into an HOA in NJ. The homes are about 75 -80 % sold. My home still had 2 vacant lots behind it when I moved in 2 years ago. This week the builder decided moove a mountain of dirt fro… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
What process do the homeowner need to take to fire the resident
What process do the homeowner need to take to fire the resident property manager that the BoD renewed contract without ever viewing?… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,394 satisfied customers
Our Arizona developer, Avatar, who was also the builder for
Our Arizona developer, Avatar, who was also the builder for most of the homes, has sold the model homes, & closed the sales office. They have dismissed the current builder. There are still vacant lots… read more
BartEsq
BartEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
674 satisfied customers
Facts: A The lawsuit against a director for acts or omissions
Facts: A The lawsuit against a director for acts or omissions done against the HOA is brought by a member on behalf of the HOA. This type of suit is called "ex relator," and is styled as (example): HO… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Principal Attorney
Master's Degree
3,911 satisfied customers
I live in a Developer Run HOA community, which is currently
I live in a Developer Run HOA community, which is currently under construction. The Board Of Directors (BoD), are all employees of the Developer or their other business, the builder. Since moving in, … read more
Dimitry Esquire
Dimitry Esquire
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,526 satisfied customers
I have been asked to submit paperwork to the landscape committee
I have been asked to submit paperwork to the landscape committee of the HOA for approval for my back yard. My home was the model home and office for the builder. All landscape was provided by the buil… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
What is a developers obligation for deficit funding to an
What is a developer's obligation for deficit funding to an HOA. Our HOA is broke and the developer is not paying the HOA bills. We have 1/3 delinquency among owners and the developer has 2/3 to defici… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I currently reside in a condo with an HOA. The HOA ...
I currently reside in a condo with an HOA. The HOA has recently lost a building defect lawsuit against the builder. During the past 4 years, while the laawsuit was pending, the HOA has refused to make… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,731 satisfied customers
My HOA Board of Directors voted on hiring one of ...
My HOA Board of Directors voted on hiring one of their board members spouses landscape company to install and maintain both"Monument Planters" (entrance signs with planters). Our association already h… read more
kbmlawyer
kbmlawyer
Doctoral Degree
38 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

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