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 filed for bankruptcy a few years ago - it has just
I filed for bankruptcy a few years ago - it has just recently discharged. Included in that were back property taxes. The county failed to file a claim so all of the time that I thought they were recei… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,766 satisfied customers
Hi, I did bankruptcy in 2009, and told the lawyer that I wanted
Hi, I did bankruptcy in 2009, and told the lawyer that I wanted to keep my condo, but it was included in the bankruptcy. Last year I tried to do loan modification and after so many tries, missing pape… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,656 satisfied customers
Hello, I own a house in Illinois that is upside down/underwater
Hello, I own a house in Illinois that is upside down/underwater and while in the 2nd year of my Chapter 13 Bankruptcy (10/2012)i ended up leaving/abandoning the house (having not made a mortgage or pr… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,656 satisfied customers
My Ex-Fiance has filed bankruptcy and has let the house that
My Ex-Fiance has filed bankruptcy and has let the house that I live in go into foreclosure in Washington State. I have a notarized Quick Claim Deed on the property that was signed November 5, 1985. I … read more
Dimitry Esquire
Dimitry Esquire
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,526 satisfied customers
Wehave foreclosure date on 5/12/2012, and I would like to
Hello, Wehave foreclosure date on 5/12/2012, and I would like to ask you, if we go through that process, can we expect by the law of Washington state, that our two mortgages, which are attached to the… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
HELLO XXXXX CHAPTER 7 IN ORDER TO STOP THE SALE OF
HELLO ***** CHAPTER 7 IN ORDER TO STOP THE SALE OF MY HOUSE IN CA ,THAT WAS SCHEDULE TO TAKE PLACE ON {12/14/2011}. FOLLOWING THE FILLING, A NEW SALE DAY IS RESCHEDULE ON 01/26/2012. THE COURT DAY WIT… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
My wife and I filed chapter 7 bankruptcy last year and received
My wife and I filed chapter 7 bankruptcy last year and received our discharge seven months ago. We stopped paying the mortgage on our two homes almost a year ago with the intent to surrender both prop… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney-at-Law
JD
23,461 satisfied customers
The former Administrator of my moms estate illegally transferred
The former Administrator of my moms estate illegally transferred title of her house to himself and mortgaged $70,000.00. The probate judged found him liable and fined him $130,000.00. Now, he is filin… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
We have a home in WA State with 2 mortgages, both from B of
We have a home in WA State with 2 mortgages, both from B of A. We had to move out of state to Idaho for health reasons & own another home there (also with mortgage from B of A). We are renting out the… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
I currently have a house loan that was refinanced once. When
I currently have a house loan that was refinanced once. When I refinanced it, I took out some money to settle some issues, but now there is negative equity in the house. I recently lost a job and will… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Principal Attorney
Master's Degree
3,911 satisfied customers
I had a chapter 7 bankruptcy discharged 2 years ago. I am
I had a chapter 7 bankruptcy discharged 2 years ago. I am in finacial ruins as far as my mortgage, my wife has been unemployed for 2 years. My mortgage was discharged with the bankruptcy, and never re… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Doctoral Degree
6,425 satisfied customers
I filed bankruptcy in 2007 on some real property but the bank I had it with also file
I filed bankruptcy in 2007 on some real property but the bank I had it with also filed bankruptcy and the house is still in my name at the court house. The only lein that was put on it came from the c… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I have a jumbo mortgage on my home, with a home equity loan
I have a jumbo mortgage on my home, with a home equity loan as a second mortgage. Each loan is with a different bank. I filed chapter 7 in 2007 and my first mortgage was reaffirmed. I thought the seco… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
What happens with an equity line of credit when a strategic
What happens with an equity line of credit when a strategic default happens. If I stop paying the mortgage, do I also stop paying the equity line also?… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I have a couple rental properties, one of which is now upside
I have a couple rental properties, one of which is now "upside down", and which I've stopped making payments on (it was an option ARM, and I was making minimum pmts anyway, thus owing more each month)… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I need a real answer for m someoen who really knows whatthe
I need a real answer for m someoen who really knows whatthe law is regarding these loan modifications and how to get the bank to give me an answer. I put in my application,and sent inthe paperwork in … read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
6,700 satisfied customers
I lost a house through foreclosure in Chapter 13 ...
I lost a house through foreclosure in Chapter 13 bankruptucy in Connecticut 2003. The house has since been sold and purchased twice 2005 and 2007. A title insurance company representing one the seller… read more
jbrlaw
jbrlaw
Doctoral Degree
132 satisfied customers
Mychap.7 bankruptcycase including my house was filed today ...
Mychap.7 bankruptcycase including my house was filed today in Florida. Who owns the house now? Who sells the house? I am a licensed salesman can I tryinc. co-oping with other brokers? After thr discha… read more
JoeLawyer
JoeLawyer
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
753 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