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
I moved into a rental property with a woman I was formerly
I moved into a rental property with a woman I was formerly neighbors with almost two months ago. Things were going fine up until about two weeks ago. We're both on the lease equally, she pays $500 mor… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,797 satisfied customers
I am in California and rented a room out ( owner occupied
I am in California and rented a room out ( owner occupied residence). I served the renter a 30 day notice and he has installed a key lock on his bedroom door without permission and not given me a key.… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,595 satisfied customers
I have recently purchase a condo in Chicago (South
I have recently purchase a condo in downtown Chicago (South Loop). We are hoping to install a door for the master bedroom as currently there is just an open archway to it from the living room. The HOA… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,425 satisfied customers
I am about to lease one of my property. I had a new deadbolt
I am about to lease one of my property that had a new deadbolt lock installed. I want to check if this lock is legal for rentals or does it have to be key access on both inside and outside? The bottom… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,425 satisfied customers
I own a condo in Alaska. My HOA is attempting to force every
I own a condo in Alaska. My HOA is attempting to force every member/owner to give them a key "for emergencies". Is this legal?… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,988 satisfied customers
Hello. I set up a camera in my room. I had a feeling my roommate
Hello. I set up a camera in my room. I had a feeling my roommate was going into my room without my consent. My door was locked, so she unlocked my door to enter. The camera caught her. Now, I am sleep… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
At multi-family rental properties, are you required to have
At multi-family rental properties, are you required to have a one-sided or half-deadbolt on the front entry door?… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
4,998 satisfied customers
I rent a duplex in Houston Texas. My exterior front door is
I rent a duplex in Houston Texas. My exterior front door is hollow and does not have a peep-hole. There is also a 1" gap at the bottom between the door and the door jam. Does the landlord have to reme… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
I am renting a master bedroom in a roommate situation with
I am renting a master bedroom in a roommate situation with two other people. I pay 60% of the rent. I also had a six month contract which has now turned into a month to month. The terms were also agre… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,551 satisfied customers
Is it legal for a condo board to say that if your storage unit
Is it legal for a condo board to say that if your storage unit is not locked, they have the right to give your stuff to Good Will or throw it out?… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,389 satisfied customers
I bought a condo in Hopkins in 2004. My requirements, because
I bought a condo in Hopkins in 2004. My requirements, because of back problems, were no stairs, laundry room near by and short walking distance to parking space/garage. This condo met all of those con… read more
RealEstateAnswer
RealEstateAnswer
Lawyer
33,848 satisfied customers
I have a mentally handicapped brother that lives in a facility
I have a mentally handicapped brother that lives in a facility where he pays out-of-pocket rent and the city/state provides an additional amount to cover the rent - so in effect he's not living rent f… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
Thanks for response LAWGIRL, the answer you suggested was my
Thanks for response LAWGIRL, the answer you suggested was my last option too. But my roommate is damaging things in the house, plus 2 of his friends, his girlfriend and her kid live with him since we … read more
Lawgirl
Lawgirl
Founder
Doctoral Degree
4,606 satisfied customers
we live in a new apaprtment complex in Houston texas. Last
we live in a new apaprtment complex in Houston texas. Last Monday a ladies apartment was intered without her concent and she was raped. the complex did not warn any of the tenants of th invasion and r… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
I moved into a house two weeks ago that 2 people are renting
I moved into a house two weeks ago that 2 people are renting from another party. They are on the lease and I am not. Neither were home this weekend and a I had several people over throughout the holid… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
I live in San Francisco, CA. I am on a Month to Month lease
I live in San Francisco, CA. I am on a Month to Month lease in an In-Law. I temporarily changed the lock on my bedroom door to ensure privacy to my belongings and to the state of the room. Is there a … read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
i am co renting a house one of my roomates has given 30 day
i am co renting a house one of my roomates has given 30 day notice. i am looking for another roomate but the roomate moving out will not unlock his door so i can show the room to perspective renters. … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,253 satisfied customers
Does the State of Texas require a landlord to install keyless
Does the State of Texas require a landlord to install keyless privacy locks on exterior doors… read more
The Judge
The Judge
Attorney At Law
2 Degrees: JD & MBA
700 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

12,595 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