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
Good Day All,I have a question about my bathroom tile floor.
Good Day All, I have a question about my bathroom tile floor. I noticed in one spot that the tile is loose. I want to know what causes the tile to do that? I want to know as well if it could be caused… read more
Expert
Expert
We recently moved into a rental property on 3/16. The day we
We recently moved into a rental property on 3/16. The day we moved in we noticed there was no refrigerator, as was agreed upon in the lease, and the water hook up had flooded the kitchen and the valve… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
House flooded twice. In Sept 2016 and Oct 2016. Water damage
House flooded twice. In Sept 2016 and Oct 2016. Water damage on floors, walls. Baseboard seperated from wall, visible mold. Notified management immediately. Still not remediated. We sent a notice to t… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
Can I withhold rent from my landlord for an unusable main
Can I withhold rent from my landlord for an unusable main bedroom in a 2 bedroom Apt. Apartment has a water leak. Noticed leak and informed landlord (which is a corporation not an individual) 3.5 mont… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,278 satisfied customers
My wife & I are closing on a house on Friday, August 8. Unfortunately,
My wife & I are closing on a house on Friday, August 8. Unfortunately, when the seller was moving the refrigerator, they broke a line or something & before they discovered it, gallons of water had lea… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I have been dealing with my property management company trying
I have been dealing with my property management company trying to get them to fix reoccuring water leaks in my apt, which dont really get fixed, just fixed for a short period. It took them 3 months to… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
What exactly does a standard flood insurance policy that is
What exactly does a standard flood insurance policy that is under written by the federal government cover for those that reside in a designated flood zone? I understand the limit for damage to the dwe… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,420 satisfied customers
Ive been residing in an 2 bedroom, 2 bath, Apartment unit
I've been residing in an 2 bedroom, 2 bath, Apartment unit in Los Angeles, CA for the last 6 months. Yesterday afternoon I woke up to a call from my landlord asking if my unit was flooded due to a wat… read more
Dimitry Esquire
Dimitry Esquire
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,526 satisfied customers
I am a landlord. A renter vacates an apartment and writes
I am a landlord. A renter vacates an apartment and writes me a check for the last half of Novembers' rent, post dated til 12/16. He has had a job situation and asks me to please hold till the specifie… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Hi, I just wanted to get some advice on a situation in our
Hi, I just wanted to get some advice on a situation in our apartment. In February 2011 we moved into an apartment complex, and the first apartment we moved into had 6 people living above us in a small… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Principal Attorney
Master's Degree
3,911 satisfied customers
I live in Cleveland, TN in a duplex for the last 13 years.
I live in Cleveland, TN in a duplex for the last 13 years. My landlord has never raised the rent and doesnt do very many repairs. My toilet is falling thru the br floor and the floor is cracking and h… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
Closed on a house on May 2, 2011. We get into the house and
Closed on a house on May 2, 2011. We get into the house and start to paint and find water damage and black mold. Now 10 days later we have an entire room crumbling due to this damage. Building inspect… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,142 satisfied customers
Good Evening, I just moved out of an overpriced apartment
Good Evening, I just moved out of an overpriced apartment in University City, Missouri I had lived in 2 years (963 for a 2 bedroom.) The landlords sent me a letter stating they were keeping my complet… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
8,253 satisfied customers
I recived my entire damage deposit back from landlord.now 3
I recived my entire damage deposit back from landlord.now 3 weeks later they are trying to charge me for repairs… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
We are renting a house in Maryland and are in a year long lease
We are renting a house in Maryland and are in a year long lease that began 1 Aug 09. When we moved in the landlord didn't disclose the fact that there was no A/C in the basement. The basement was unus… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
After renting a house for approximently 7 years and about to
After renting a house for approximently 7 years and about to move out, what can the landlord take out of the security deposit for what would be considered normal wear and tear or maintenance related i… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
i live in a condo community on first floor. All units are connected
i live in a condo community on first floor. All units are connected by wall. noy sure if concreat or dry wall. the unit to the right of me has been vacant of over a year bc owner could not pay morgage… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Person lives in a first floor condo of which there are 4 units,
Person lives in a first floor condo of which there are 4 units, 2 up & 2 down. Approximately 2-3 months ago, it was noticed by the first floor occupants, that there seem to be a leak coming from the u… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 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

65,744 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