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
My question has to do with when the lease ends and deposit
Hello. My question has to do with when the lease ends and deposit returned. The facts are: Lease ends March 2018. We notified leasing company that we will be moving out August 31, 2017. Owner and leas… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
32,459 satisfied customers
Requesting legal advice regarding Landlord's Rights to
Dear Sir/Madam: Requesting legal advice regarding Landlord's Rights to collect back-rent; Tenant's rights regarding the payment of back-rent. Brief Summary below: 1. OCT 2015: Moved in to a rental hom… read more
Michael Bradley
Michael Bradley
Doctoral Degree
2,456 satisfied customers
We do property management and we do a credit check as part
We do property management and we do a credit check as part of tenant selection. We own our company and hired a managing broker who is adamant credit reports be retained for 3 years similar to disclosu… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,212 satisfied customers
Thank you. A friend of mine who lives in Canada has a
Thank you. A friend of mine who lives in Canada has a property in California, she had a tenant who's lease expired on June 30, 2015 and moved out. Tenant took some of the furniture and household stuff… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
Want to sue landlord for security deposit. I lived in the apartment
Want to sue landlord for security deposit. I lived in the apartment for 2 years in Framingham, MA. 1st yr rent: $1199 Sec. dep. = 1 month rent. 2nd yr rent = $1350. LL insisted I give the extra $151 f… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
I need a real estate attorney with experience in California
I need a real estate attorney with experience in California law. My question: I have a rental house. My old tenants gave me a 30 day notice before they vacated the house. However, they never handed me… read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
7,028 satisfied customers
Our tenants requested a pre-move-out inspection, which we granted.
Our tenants requested a pre-move-out inspection, which we granted. However, we live out of state and had our broker and gardener attend. The broker did not feel comfortable having the final say on any… read more
Loren
Loren
36,772 satisfied customers
We have a HUD tenant who re-signed her 8 HVC 1901 lease in
We have a HUD tenant who re-signed her 8 HVC 1901 lease in October 2011, and shortly thereafter gave her 30-day notice for release from lease agreement, effective 30 November 2011. Does this constitut… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,394 satisfied customers
I live in Putnam County, New York. I rent an apt. The tenant
I live in Putnam County, New York. I rent an apt. The tenant asked to leave before her lease was up, and I said yes. She then asked if she could pay the rent biweekly. Again, I said yes. Now she wants… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
hi, my in-laws rented a little house next to my moms house
hi, my in-laws rented a little house next to my mom's house 2 yrs ago. They gave a deposit and we looked over the house together to ensure the condition of the house. We notice alot of things like the… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
51,080 satisfied customers
Hi There, I rented my house to a couple that did extensive
Hi There, I rented my house to a couple that did extensive damage. I would like to keep their security deposit and perhaps charge them for some of the excessive damage. The home is in Illinois. Someon… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
32,459 satisfied customers
My roommate broke a 1 year lease agreement with me. She broke
My roommate broke a 1 year lease agreement with me. She broke her lease and now wants her deposit back. Doesn't she forfeit her deposit since she broke her agreement here in CA?… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,474 satisfied customers
For Barrister... First of all, this is tal]king place in a
For Barrister... First of all, this is tal]king place in a single family home rental in Lansdale Pennsylvania, zip 19446. My soon to be sister in law in on section 8 and wanted to move closer to her s… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
I contact my old landlord to inform her that I have a restraining
I contact my old landlord to inform her that I have a restraining order on the guy I was with for 14 years, I also have a letter from a judge stating I left under Domestic Violence and distress and ow… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,253 satisfied customers
our tenant moved out and we sent her back $400 of her $1000
our tenant moved out and we sent her back $400 of her $1000 sec deposit. $450 for carpet cleaning $150 for wall repair $150 for cleaning $50 for association passcard $50 for my time on association pas… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,474 satisfied customers
Can my land lord have me go to his bank each month and deposit the monthly rent
Could i please get a law code or a cilval code on this matter to show to him if he cant make me... thank you… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
in good faith, I had written a $900 security deposit refund,
in good faith, I had written a $900 security deposit refund, out of $1200, without looking my home over from top to bottom. my tenant claimed she had taken care of everything that needed to be done, b… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
Where do I stand as a landlord if I failed to send the ...
Where do I stand as a landlord if I failed to send the letter that notifies the tenant of the right to request an initial inspection? The tenant told me of her intent to repair holes in the wall and c… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,746 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