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
My wife and I bought a home in May from a pair of flippers
My wife and I bought a home in May from a pair of flippers who did major renovations on the home, including a new roof, flooring and, most importantly, the conversion of a garage into a 4th bedroom wi… read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
3,132 satisfied customers
My grandfather land was sold at foreclosure but we were
My grandfather land was sold at foreclosure but we were never notified. Are we able to pay taxes and reclaim land? … read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
6,115 satisfied customers
I own a commercial building in ohio that I use for personal
I own a commercial building in ohio that I use for personal use. Ohio and local city are adopting becoming more stringent with building codes. To start they are requiring a Occupancy Permit which I do… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,232 satisfied customers
Commercial lease was signed but there has not been an occupancy
Commercial lease was signed but there has not been an occupancy permit on the building since 1977. I cannot get an occupancy permit for the leased space from the city. Is my lease void?… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,572 satisfied customers
Electrical Issues - Warranty, Case against previous owners,
Electrical Issues - Warranty, Case against previous owners, or do I eat it? I purchased a home on Feb 17th and in preparation of moving in, my wife and I were cleaning the house. Lights were on, and m… read more
Dimitry Esquire
Dimitry Esquire
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,526 satisfied customers
We recently sold our home in April. Just two weeks ago we
We recently sold our home in April. Just two weeks ago we received a request from the new homeowner for payment for a pool leak that was discovered in May. We were unaware of any leaks at the time of … read more
Loren
Loren
36,377 satisfied customers
I bought a house with working plumbing. I am having a problem
I bought a house with working plumbing. I am having a problem with the septic tank and the tank is not on my property. It is on the empty lot next to me that is owned by the same individual that sold … read more
Dimitry Esquire
Dimitry Esquire
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,526 satisfied customers
I am renting a commercial space with the intent of opening
I am renting a commercial space with the intent of opening a childcare center. After paying rent for a year I discovered my landlord did not have any building permits, or any other permits for the plu… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I am buying my fathers house in Philadelphia PA, he is now
I am buying my father's house in Philadelphia PA, he is now in a nursing home and we need to liquidate his assets for his care. The money will go into a trust fund set up by a lawyer. My sister has po… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
Just found out, the house we inherited from my mother in law
Just found out, the house we inherited from my mother in law never had any final inspections done. We are doing some remodeling, but not passing inspections due to the original builder never getting t… read more
BizAttorney
BizAttorney
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,658 satisfied customers
Two issues First, there was an addendum to the real estate
Two issues: First, there was an addendum to the real estate contract that allowed the sellers to stay in the house 14 days after closing to move all their personal belongings and fix things that I spe… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,377 satisfied customers
I moved into a property in the city of Los Angeles, namely
I moved into a property in the city of Los Angeles, namely the Sherman Oaks area in 1996, and have been paying rent since then. The building sold in November 2008, the new landlord is trying to evict … read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
I bought a home last year and wanted to do some renovation.
I bought a home last year and wanted to do some renovation. In obtaining permits, the building dept of the township asked me to just check with the zoning dept if anything was needed from their side. … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
five years ago I bought a single family house in boston and
five years ago I bought a single family house in boston and now it shows it has some zoning violations when it was build. the violations are: exceeding the floor area/lot size and an alcove (bay windo… read more
FLACORPLAWYER
FLACORPLAWYER
Doctoral Degree
1,750 satisfied customers
Is there a new law requiring mobile homes within 1000 ft from
Is there a new law requiring mobile homes within 1000 ft from river or lakes to be updated to 1993 or later model in Mn… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I have rented an apartment in Philadelphia PA on a yearly lease
I have rented an apartment in Philadelphia PA on a yearly lease for 3 years. I recently found out the following: the apartment I rent is in an illegal 2-family (zoned for 1 family). The landlords (who… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
I recently made an offer on a home in Philadelphia.
I recently made an offer on a home in Philadelphia. I was provided a disclosure statement when I wrote the offer. The house, by the disclosure statement seemed flawless. So the offer was accepted and … read more
CALawyer
CALawyer
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,622 satisfied customers
My landlords (eleven years, no contract) have begun to ...
My landlords (eleven years, no contract) have begun to make us feel uncomfortable in our home. A few months ago, they scheduled an excavation of the soil line (no benefit to us), said the contractors … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,041 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