Real Estate Law

Have real estate law questions? Ask a real estate lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Real Estate Law Questions
I purchased a home last July 2015 and now found mold in the
I purchased a home last July 2015 and now found mold in the attic around the fireplace area which should have been noted on the inspection report but was not. The inspector spent a good 4o minutes in … read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,513 satisfied customers
What do I need to do to break a lease in MA due to rodent infestation
What do I need to do to break a lease in MA due to rodent infestation that the landlord has tried three times ti fix and failed. My fiance has a phobia and will not sleep here anymore now that she kno… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
I recently moved into a rental property. Since then I have
I recently moved into a rental property. Since then I have found repairs that need to be made to the house and have expressed them to the landlord. It has now been over a week since i've been renting … read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
I am a tenant in WA State. There are serious problems with
I am a tenant in WA State. There are serious problems with mold, plumbing, and wiring in this house. The upstairs which seems to have less issues but the basement has become damn near dangerous. The w… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
The lease I have states that the landlord is not responsible
The lease I have states that the landlord is not responsible for safety and security of the premises. The property is in Colorado. I have three repairs that I would like made to the home, all of which… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
I am currently renting a single family home with my family,
I am currently renting a single family home with my family, my husband and 3 kids. We've been here a little over 3 months. Shortly after we moved in we found mold in the basement. When we rented the p… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
I rent my apartment monthly without a lease. My questions
I rent my apartment monthly without a lease. My questions is when something like HVAC Maintenance/Cleaning is required who is responsible? Also I believe I have mold issues which I believe has made me… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
I rented a renovated farmhouse. I have not yet signed the
I rented a renovated farmhouse. I have not yet signed the lease, but I paid one year's rent plus two month's security. After moving into the house it became instantly obvious that it was making me sic… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
When we moved into our apt. shortly we noticed a lot of water
When we moved into our apt. shortly we noticed a lot of water collecting around toilet area. Maintenence came in twice to "fix it". We also noticed mildew or mold around back of toilet in bathroom. I … read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
im renting a property and there is a severe case of damp and
im renting a property and there is a severe case of damp and mould in the bathroom its over the walls and floor where do i stand with my landlord on who is elegible to sort this probem out?? cauld you… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
We have been renting a four bedroom three bath home in NH for
We have been renting a four bedroom three bath home in NH for two years. Our landlord just informed us that it is our responsibility to clean the gutters and remove the mold from the vinyl siding or s… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
Who is responsible for water damage to a condo unit caused
Who is responsible for water damage to a condo unit caused by leaking windows. Who is responsible to repair or replace leaking windows.… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
Our Land lord is also our roommate, and the son of the houses
Our Land lord is also our roommate, and the son of the house's owner. The roof leaked into a bedroom for 3 weeks before he tried to fix it. When he does have work done, like patching a water damaged c… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
I recently rented a house (1 month ago) and realized that the
I recently rented a house (1 month ago) and realized that the AC unit wasn't working properly. I notified my landlord and it took 3 days to get someone out here and the person that came was a friend o… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
I currently am renting a house and now i have a problem ...
I currently am renting a house and now i have a problem with mold in the bathroom. I made the landlord aware of this problem more than a month ago. with nothing done on his part. My question is how do… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
Are owners liable to fix the possible mold problem
I just moved into a rental house that I noticed a strong musty mold smell and pet urine. My neighbor told me that prior to me moving in they installed new carpet and then the basement flooded. This is… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
i AM LEASING A NEW HOME. WE HAVE HAD PROBLEMS WITH THE AC ...
i AM LEASING A NEW HOME. WE HAVE HAD PROBLEMS WITH THE AC FOR TWO YEARS. I HAVE HAD NUMEROUS TECHS COME OUT AND FINALLY FOUND THE PROBLEMS. THE AC UNIT HAS A DIFFERENT BLOWER THAN THE MFG SUGGESTS. OU… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
can i withhold rent if the landlord dose not fixs things
I have asked her for about two years to fix the back door, the whole in the roof and now another whole but she just covered them up, and there are other things too.… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 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

13,520 satisfied customers

19 years real estate, Realtor. Landlord 27 years

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

9,330 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.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

5,000 satisfied customers

Qualified attorney in private practice including business, family, criminal, and real estate issues.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,844 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including real estate law.

ScottyMacESQ

ScottyMacESQ

Lawyer

2,578 satisfied customers

Licensed General Practice Attorney, Texas

J. Warren

J. Warren

Lawyer

1,290 satisfied customers

Experience in residential real estate and commercial leases.

< 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