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
Can I be evicted if my son is staying temporary with me
Can I be evicted if my son is staying temporary with me .though after the lease expired I was nit given another to sign. So I get a 3 day notice for the person not on lease or vacate. Also states owne… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
8,554 satisfied customers
My son Was in Grand Strand Medical for 2 weeks. He was
My son Was in Grand Strand Medical for 2 weeks. He was released today and when he got to the house where he was renting a room, the locks were changed and his stuff was outside. Landlord says he filed… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,871 satisfied customers
I had a lease agreement with a landlord effective until May
I had a lease agreement with a landlord effective until May 30, 2012. After that I was paying on a month-to-month basis. Said landlord sold the property to another party in June of this year, 2014. Sh… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,491 satisfied customers
I have a rental apartment & the renters are behind on their
I have a rental apartment & the renters are behind on their rent:I did not have a lease signed because I was pretty sure I would not want them staying. I left all the utilities on in my name until the… read more
J. Warren
J. Warren
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,241 satisfied customers
My tenant signed a lease in March 2008 for one year. Since
My tenant signed a lease in March 2008 for one year. Since then neither I (the Landlord), nor the Tenant has renewed the lease in writing, and when I asked the Tenant to do so a few days ago, he claim… read more
J. Warren
J. Warren
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,241 satisfied customers
Early termination clause in an Archstone lease agreement has
Early termination clause in an Archstone lease agreement has a conflict on the "Lease End Date." Whereby Archstone requires rent until the apartment is rented after the Archstone defined "Lease End Da… read more
Tina
Tina
Doctoral Degree
83 satisfied customers
2 1 2 years ago i rented a home to my sister husband and
2 1\2 years ago i rented a home to my sister\ husband\ and kids. The rent was $800 per month due on the 1st. The lease states no one else is to reside at the house. About three months ago my sister (w… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,871 satisfied customers
Are we required to give a 30 day notice on a 1 year lease
Are we required to give a 30 day notice on a 1 year lease? Our daughter's lease states 'the term of the agreement is for 12 mos, beginning on may 1,2010 and ending on may 1, 2011, at which time the le… read more
Dimitry Esquire
Dimitry Esquire
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,526 satisfied customers
My rental lease is up at the end of Dec. and my Son just died
My rental lease is up at the end of Dec. and my Son just died on Nov. 15 my landlord lives next door and came over and said "you know your lease is up in Dec. don't worry about it you can stay as long… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Doctoral Degree
20,708 satisfied customers
In california, can a tenant be held responsible for damages
In california, can a tenant be held responsible for damages beyond the security deposit when landlord failed to file an itemization statement plus 4 other violations in section 1950.5 (g) of CA code? … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
The original term of a residential lease has expired, but the
The original term of a residential lease has expired, but the notice period was changed to 90 days and initialled by both landlord and tenant and an addendum also requires 90 days notice to terminate … read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
being evicated after 23 years iam disabled the landlady passed
being evicated after 23 years iam disabled the landlady passed away the 2 daughters are trying to sell place never was fineled needs about 65000 just to bring up to code the daughters want me out yest… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
Doctoral Degree
59 satisfied customers
I am the landlord of a home in New Jersey. In November my tenants
I am the landlord of a home in New Jersey. In November my tenants and I signed a 6 month rental lease. That lease expires April 30,2010. We had verbally agreed to 60 day notice as to whether they want… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Doctoral Degree
20,708 satisfied customers
CALIFORNIA GUARANTEE/LANDLORD-TENANT/CREDITOR-DEBTOR A
CALIFORNIA GUARANTEE/LANDLORD-TENANT/CREDITOR-DEBTOR "A" and "B" are commercial landlord and tenant. "C" is the guarantor of the lease obligation. "B" does not pay rent for several months; "A" makes n… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
I signed a one year lease and then a one year renewal agreement.
I signed a one year lease and then a one year renewal agreement. I believe that during the period of the renewal I can vacate with 60 days notice. I believe these are the relevant paragraphs: Resident… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,377 satisfied customers
Can a landlord increase the rent and asked for an ...
Can a landlord increase the rent and asked for an additional 250.oo on a house rental when the tenant has full responsibility to pay for the water and electricity consumed. The house has 3 bedrooms in… read more
AlanM
AlanM
Law Degree
817 satisfied customers
My daughter is at OSU and is renting an apt with a friend.
My daughter is at Ohio StateU and is renting an apt with a friend. Her initial lease was to end Oct 1, 2008. A few months ago the owner sent her a renewal that would extend the lease for another year.… read more
J D Haas
J D Haas
Trial Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,998 satisfied customers
I am confused about my lease and whether or not they can
I am confused about my lease and whether or not they can trap me into a new lease without me signing any paper. Can someone help me?… read more
JohnW
JohnW
Retired General Contractor/Dep. Sheriff
176 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

12,491 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