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
We bought an unimproved parcel of land last April. Just last
We bought an unimproved parcel of land last April. Just last week we discovered an undisclosed tire dump on the property that had previously been hidden by vegetation. The seller says she's not going … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
I own a 12 acre parcel that was 1 of 6 lots in a subdivision
I own a 12 acre parcel that was 1 of 6 lots in a subdivision developed on a 40 acre parcel of land. The other 5 lots average 5 acres. After owning this parcel for 15 years, I found a buyer who wants o… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,419 satisfied customers
I recently had my property surveyed and discovered that
Hi, I recently had my property surveyed and discovered that another house is on my land. The house hasn't been lived in for at least 11 years. Who's house is it?… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,572 satisfied customers
we have a purchase agreement to purchase 17.5 acres of land
we have a purchase agreement to purchase 17.5 acres of land the owner did not want to pay for a survey. it is not required by law in Minnesota. so we went to check the measurements. looks like the lan… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I am in Boulder County, Colorado. My property includes a boundary
I am in Boulder County, Colorado. My property includes a boundary line along a bend in a river. My property and the neighbor's parcel across the river were both sold by the same party at different tim… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Were currently in the due diligence period for a property
We're currently in the due diligence period for a property in rural N.C. It turns out that the neighboring property to the one we're under contract for has a (1980's-era) survey which includes the ent… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,419 satisfied customers
We were approached by our local municipality to sell a portion
We were approached by our local municipality to sell a portion of our land which is already tied into our township park (unknown). We had purchased this property 5 years ago as a foreclosure and are r… read more
BartEsq
BartEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
674 satisfied customers
I need to split off 4 acres of a 6 acre parcel so that I can
I need to split off 4 acres of a 6 acre parcel so that I can sell the remaining 2 acres and a house and add the remaining 4 acres to an adjacent 9 acre parcel that I also own. The property is in Sewic… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,044 satisfied customers
A Local Developer in West Virginia offered to transfer a field
A Local Developer in West Virginia offered to transfer a field to another group. The field was surveyed off 20 years ago and has been maintained as a seperate tax parcel of 5 acres ever since. However… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
We are purchasing a campground with 5 acres more than Were
We are purchasing a campground with 5 acres more than We're purcasing a campground w 5 acres more than recorded. The owner had the property surveyed but never changed the records. The property borders… read more
PAX Attorney
PAX Attorney
Attorney
Juris Doctor (JD)
956 satisfied customers
Greetings, and thanks; My Scout Troop is chartered by Luther
Greetings, and thanks; My Scout Troop is chartered by Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, which holds title, free and clear, to a 33 acre parcel in Big Lake Township, Mn, Camp Gronholm, "...for the admin… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,253 satisfied customers
We purchased some farm land in early 2008. We hired an attorney
We purchased some farm land in early 2008. We hired an attorney to assist us and paid a survey company for a new survey, because the amount of land advertised in the auction brochure 57.9 acres didn't… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,671 satisfied customers
We purchased some farm land in early 2008. We hired an attorney
We purchased some farm land in early 2008. We hired an attorney to assist us and paid a survey company for a new survey, because the amount of land advertised in the auction brochure 57.9 acres didn't… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Lawyer
129,421 satisfied customers
My husband & I are in Texas (caldwell county). we have 28
My husband & I are in Texas (caldwell county). we have 28 acres of land that we own and is fully paid for. we want to portion out 2 acres and split the ownership to both us & my bother. county clerk s… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
Property Dispute. When we moved in, we were informed of our
Property Dispute. When we moved in, we were informed of our boundry lines by our neighbor. It was marked with a wooden board on a tree and about 10 feet from a telephone pole on the other side of the … read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
6,990 satisfied customers
Lived on our Mississippi property for 60 years. New neighbors
Lived on our Mississippi property for 60 years. New neighbors bought adjacent property January of 1999 ten years ago and recently surveyed it. Their deed reads the borderline runs from a stake on the … read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
6,990 satisfied customers
Lease purchase in state of Georgia. Property flyers, owner
Lease purchase in state of Georgia. Property flyers, owner and real estate representative stated the property was "at least 1 acre" when we were being shown the property. Flyer states 1-2 acres. We di… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
We sold a vacant lot which was adjacent to our back yard. An
We sold a vacant lot which was adjacent to our back yard. An addendum to the real estate purchase contract made the sale contingent to a re-survey of the vacant lot in order to change the boundaries a… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,044 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