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
We just moved into a town home in an apartment complex one
We just moved into a town home in an apartment complex one month ago, and our property manager, who met our 50 lb. hound dog prior to signing lease, now states our dog exceeds the 35lb. limit, and we … read more
Loren
Loren
41,835 satisfied customers
Purchasing condo w/ no pet rule that a resident initially
Purchasing condo w/ no pet rule that a resident initially told me she got permission to bring her dog. So, that led me to think that all I have to do is mention it, too. A few days before the closing … read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
74,888 satisfied customers
The tenant moved in without the landlord signing the lease.
The tenant moved in without the landlord signing the lease. They have one supposed therapy dog and one show dog. The landlord feels that the hired management company has confliting facts about the dog… read more
Loren
Loren
41,835 satisfied customers
I have been living in my apartment building for 3 years. My
I have been living in my apartment building for 3 years. My lease is coming up for renewal. I have renewed twice without a problem. When I moved into my building it was a non-friendly dog building but… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,607 satisfied customers
if a tenant has a service dog are we not allowed to ask for
if a tenant has a service dog are we not allowed to ask for a deposit she says because she has a service dog, she doesn't have to give a deposit and she does not have to give me the dog's certificatio… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I am leasing an apt in Boca Raton, Fl. For renters, not owners
I am leasing an apt in Boca Raton, Fl. For renters, not owners there is a no pet law. My wife has a registered Emotional Support dog. She has an emotional disability, and has a letter from her therapi… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I have a doctors written recommendation to use a dog as an
I have a doctor's written recommendation to use a dog as an emotional support animal and have registered my dog as such. My Illinois condo board has a rule that no dogs are allowed on the elevators. D… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
53,382 satisfied customers
We want to buy a condo in our town that just came on the market.
We want to buy a condo in our town that just came on the market. My husband uses a power wheelchair and has a therapy dog. The condo restrictions state that no pets shall be kept in any Unit unless th… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I am the manager of a mobile home park co-op. I have a resident
I am the manager of a mobile home park co-op. I have a resident who asked for the wieght limit on a dog as she intended to adopt. She adopted a pit bull that was over our weight limit. She removed the… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I live in a rent-controlled apartment building in Los Angeles,
I live in a rent-controlled apartment building in Los Angeles, CA. My lease states that no animals are allowed by tenants. However, the tenant above me had birds (for at least 12 years) that were know… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,506 satisfied customers
we live in arizona and our apartment complex breached the contract
we live in arizona and our apartment complex breached the contract of our lease by allowing a breed of dog fully stated in our lease that was not permitted to be here. In November of 2010 the owner of… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
41,384 satisfied customers
I am 69 with an 80 pound Golden pet. Living on the second
I am 69 with an 80 pound Golden pet. Living on the second floor is difficult since I had two knee surgeries and a recent cancer operation. I have a couple who wish to purchase my condo, they are 53 an… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
135,701 satisfied customers
we are looking into a house for rent and i explain to realtor
we are looking into a house for rent and i explain to realtor that i have a small XXXXX XXXXX which is bc of my son having seizures. The realtor didnt think it would be a problem with owners of house,… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I have lived in my apartment for 1 year now. In August I paid
I have lived in my apartment for 1 year now. In August I paid three months rent in advance (paid through October 31st). There are 4 people in my building who have pet dogs and they are allowed to have… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
Can an HOA in Ohio, Columbiana County, forbid all pets If
Can an HOA in Ohio, Columbiana County, forbid all pets? If so, any solution? Says nothing about it in the property info sheet given prospective buyers. Have heard may be able to claim dog is a "therap… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
i am being evicted from my apartment in arizona. i am paying
i am being evicted from my apartment in arizona. i am paying for one pet but I have a pit bull that they did not know i had...i am obtaining a letter from my doctor stating she is an emotional support… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I have lived in an apartment in Florida for 3 months now. For
I have lived in an apartment in Florida for 3 months now. For most of that time I have had a co-owned dog with me. The dog was only going to be there temporarily, but circumstances have changed and no… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 satisfied customers
I signed a lease today 7/29 in manhattan for a new stabilized
I signed a lease today 7/29 in manhattan for a new stabilized apt. I was recommended to this new landlord by 2 people on the maintenance staff who have been in my current apt many times to fix things.… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 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