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
Recently our city in Texas has imposed a short term rental
Recently our city in Texas has imposed a short term rental ordinance on vacation rentals and Bed and Breakfast. Though the ordinance is good in the sense that it helps establish rules to keep guests and owners in the right, the language that my city used in the ordinance feels like it will infringe on my constitutional rights as enumerated in the fifth, sixth and seventh amendments, especially the language used under penalties. I also note that it is prejudicial against vacation rentals and B & B's alone and does not apply these penalties for the owners of hotels, small inns or long term rentals. … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
8,554 satisfied customers
City of Moraine Ohio not enforcing city violations even
City of Moraine Ohio not enforcing city violations even after the police have been dispatched 4 times in one day. Neighbor claims they own property and in fact is owned by city and now the police are … read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,631 satisfied customers
Two months ago I purchased a Riverfront acre in Oakridge
Two months ago I purchased a Riverfront acre in Oakridge Oregon, Lane County. I immediately purchased a prefabricated garage / Workshop and proceeded to obtain building, water, and electric permits.. … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
8,554 satisfied customers
About to purchase residential building, the building has 5
About to purchase residential building, the building has 5 separate apartment units, 4 are zoned as residential, one is zoned as commercial but illegally turned into residential apartment. What is the… read more
Asad Rahman
Asad Rahman
Attorney
J.D.
2,574 satisfied customers
City of Camarillo, CA Trying to lease M1 zone property
City of Camarillo, CA Trying to lease M1 zone property for dance studio. I have existing CUP - conditional use permit in M1 zone currently but need to move to expand business. Obtaining the existing C… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
What is the difference between the Planning and Zoning
What is the difference between the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals? Does the Commission hear legal issues? Do you proceed to the ZBA when the Commission shuts you down? … read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
Educator: Follow up question: There was a "Discussion"
for Law Educator: Follow up question: There was a "Discussion" rather than an application at the regular meeting of the planning and zoning commission. There was no formal application. The request was… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
Our house faces east and west. Our kitchen faces alley and a
Our house faces east and west. Our kitchen faces alley and a nice hedge, garden and a partial fence on neighbor's property. This is the back of their house. We own 2 lots going north and south. Neighb… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
A two story addition permit has been applied for. This
A two story addition permit has been applied for. This project will take out the view of the tree- line , make my home look smaller, block my privacy, reduce light exposure, and de-value my home. The … read more
Attorney 1
Attorney 1
2,740 satisfied customers
I live in a rural part of Santa Cruz County, CA. I just learned
I live in a rural part of Santa Cruz County, CA. I just learned that my 2.3 acres is zoned residential/agriculture and I am allowed only 16 goats and I must comply in 30 days. I have raised dairy goat… read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
4,303 satisfied customers
The piece of property ajacent to my home sold in auction, its
The piece of property ajacent to my home sold in auction, its 50 feet wide and you need 60 feet wide to build in this area, they are going for a variance. But the property was 60 feet at one time, the… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I live in Tiburon, CA. Our next door neighbors have been renting
I live in Tiburon, CA. Our next door neighbors have been renting out their 2 Unit condo and garage studio property as Seasonal Rentals. We appealed the City's decision to allow them to rent their prop… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
New York City real estate law prohibits home owners to rent
Since New York City real estate law prohibits home owners to rent their properties for less than 30 days, what steps do I need to take to take my residential property in New York City and turn it into… read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Juris Doctor
3,775 satisfied customers
Can you provide me with the appropriate legal reference that
Can you provide me with the appropriate legal reference that shows only municipality can enforce rules so I can use it to state my case in front of magistrate if I can prove shed is not on neighbor's … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Im in NJ. My next door neighbor just got approved to build
I'm in NJ. My next door neighbor just got approved to build a house on a property next to me. It is an undersized lot. He needed 3 variances and they approved it even though neighbors showed up at the… read more
evanesq
evanesq
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6 satisfied customers
I own a piece of property near Salem Oregon that is correctly
I own a piece of property near Salem Oregon that is correctly zoned for a mini-warehouse storage business that I would like to start. I have applied to the county (Marion County) for the required perm… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney-at-Law
JD
23,223 satisfied customers
what are the Arizona state laws on bed & breakfast business
what are the Arizona state laws on bed & breakfast business? also, the owner does not live at the house. she stated she lives in the house about 200 yards away. she also has a cerfew of 9pm to return … read more
attorney 27 years
attorney 27 years
Doctoral Degree
32 satisfied customers
In Jan. 2008 my Daughter and her family lost their home and ...
In Jan. 2008 my Daughter and her family lost their home and all their possessions in a fire. They have found a Manufactured Home that is affordable for them and requested a building permit but were to… read more
Kara K.
Kara K.
Real Estate Attorney
J.D.
184 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