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
Neighbor fence dispute... I have a quote for replacement
neighbor fence dispute... I have a quote for replacement fence for $1510 and presented to neighbor for splitting cost ($755 each). Neighbor comes back with: I pay $1000 and he will put the fence in th… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,788 satisfied customers
MY neighbor put a fence up about 22yrs ago we are not sure
Second opinion] MY neighbor put a fence up about 22yrs ago we are not sure whose property it is on and didn't really matter till recently.I put a garden in and he got mad cause I put dirt against the … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,247 satisfied customers
We live in Independence, Missouri. We have been battling our
We live in Independence, Missouri. We have been battling our 2 neighbor's [especially one] behind us for years about them putting dirt and such, up against our wooden privacy fence. We paid for and in… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,465 satisfied customers
MY neighbor put a fence up about 22yrs ago we are not sure
MY neighbor put a fence up about 22yrs ago we are not sure whose property it is on and didn't really matter till recently. I put a garden in and he got mad cause I put dirt against the fence,now he ha… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,788 satisfied customers
My neighbor has a fence he said its his but my husband said
my neighbor has a fence he said its his but my husband said to measure the land so we can find out if its in the middle or if its on his side so my neighbor decided to take out dirt that was holding t… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
My neighbor let his tree get overgrown in his backyard and
My neighbor let his tree get overgrown in his backyard and it intertwined in the fence and the fence began breaking and leaning towards my yard. I found out who the owner is and the renters were not t… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,465 satisfied customers
We live on a hill and on a riverbank. Our neighbor next door,
We live on a hill and on a riverbank. Our neighbor next door, up the hill, decided to raise the level of his property. We have a 20-year-old stockade fence. He has had 7 to 9 truckloads of dirt to lev… read more
Loren
Loren
35,967 satisfied customers
There is a 4 high chain link fence between my neighbors yard
There is a 4' high chain link fence between my neighbor's yard and mine. At the back end of the yard, that chain link fence runs into the one remaining segment of an old “concrete” fence that used to … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
I am having a border dispute in Massachusetts after having
I am having a border dispute in Massachusetts after having a land survey done because of some landscaping and irrigation work. There are no fences involved and the neighbors are mad because they thoug… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,247 satisfied customers
I live in St. Marys County, Maryland. Because the road from
I live in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Because the road from which I aaccess my driveway was misplaced many years ago (>25) I have to cross a neighbors property to access mine. In fact the road its… read more
Seattle Scott
Seattle Scott
Private practice attorney
995 satisfied customers
I just had a new house built a little over a year ago. While
I just had a new house built a little over a year ago. While it was an empty lot the adjoining neighbor built two gardens that overlap onto my property (one by two feet) and is refusing to remove it. … read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
Weve lived at our current residence for 25 years! We had
We've lived at our current residence for 25 years! We had really enjoyed 'great' neighbors during most of that time. Two years ago, our neighbor and 'our best friend' finally past away, and the proper… read more
Dimitry Esquire
Dimitry Esquire
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,526 satisfied customers
Good morning from Douglas county Oregon. Have a question about
Good morning from Douglas county Oregon. Have a question about fencing laws. tried talking to various county offices, including the DA's, and no one is clear about the fencing laws. the only exception… read more
mkc1959
mkc1959
Attorney
Doctor of Jurisprudence
616 satisfied customers
Is an easement made permanent if allowed for over ten years My
Is an easement made permanent if allowed for over ten years? My next door neighbor's lot has a telephone pole in the corner next to my driveway. There is an automatic city easement for the 7' x 7' cor… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
I am having a fence dispute with my neighbor. My neighbors
I am having a fence dispute with my neighbor. My neighbor's dog dug underneath the fence and loosed the slats. Granted, the fence is 10 years old and the wood has weakened but the fence is still compl… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
There is a condo complex to the rear of my property. When
There is a condo complex to the rear of my property. When built, the owners removed our dilapidated fence and built a new one that was somewhat lower than the old one because their property is lower t… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
If a neighbors fence posts are partially on my side of the
If a neighbors fence posts are partially on my side of the newly surveyed property line, do I have the right to attach fencing cross braces and slats to the fence posts?… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
Two years ago I agreed to split the cost of putting in a ...
Two years ago I agreed to split the cost of putting in a planter with my neighbor that ran up our property line for about 60 feet from the side walk. It gradually get higher as my driveway is built on… read more
Flagbridge-RE
Flagbridge-RE
Principal Consultant
B.Kin, B.C.L, C. Neg, C. Med, C. A
1,786 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