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 and a renter in chicago and paid for my own specialist to
I and a renter in chicago and paid for my own specialist to come in and test air quality and mold issues. the testing indicated toxic mold and I have been experiencing health issues when I say there. … read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
7,527 satisfied customers
I am a subtenent. It turns out my landlord(sublessor) has
Second opinion] I am a subtenent. It turns out my landlord(sublessor) has issued a contract that is not allowed(according to his contract with the actual owner of the house). However, I have signed th… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
My spouse and I are in a lease for 8 months remaining
My spouse and I are in a lease for 8 months remaining months, and we have had the inspected for mold and mildew and my health is comprised w breathing issues, and a whole slew of issues and we signed … read more
Marc
Marc
Attorney at Law
JD
319 satisfied customers
Good evening, We resigned a 12 month lease in late January
Good evening, We resigned a 12 month lease in late January that took effect March 1st 2016. On March 5th, 2016 the landlord notified us of their intent to sell the property. Her exact words "over the … read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
I need to know if there is a law protecting the tenant that
I need to know if there is a law protecting the tenant that has lived in a lease house for three years and then attempted to buy the house but was denied their loan. I was just denied March 21st 2013 … read more
Loren
Loren
41,339 satisfied customers
After I signed a lease, 10 weeks, ago, mold appeared in the
After I signed a lease, 10 weeks, ago, mold appeared in the apartment and I realized that there is no noice abatement between my apartment and the one above me. I hear everything!… read more
ScottyMacESQ
ScottyMacESQ
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,578 satisfied customers
I am a senior citizen with only social security income, I recently
I am a senior citizen with only social security income, I recently signed a year lease with an apartment complex in dallas, I signed this lease for my daughter to live there when she was starting a ne… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I am currently a property manager who took on a landlord and
I am currently a property manager who took on a landlord and her property, after she had already signed a lease with a tenant. tenant is very beligerant and always looking for away not to pay rent. We… read more
J.Hazelbaker
J.Hazelbaker
Doctoral Degree
4,367 satisfied customers
We have a year to year lease with renters and it isnt up until
We have a year to year lease with renters and it isn't up until august 2011, however our plans have changed and we are moving back home to Hawaii. How many days notice can we give to break the lease s… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
My husband, stepdaughter and I leased a home in Feb. 2010.
My husband, stepdaughter and I leased a home in Feb. 2010. Shortly after moving in the roof leaked in both bedrooms and closest (more like rained in). I called the property management who sent someone… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 satisfied customers
i have a tenant that rents a room week to week, and is 3 weeks
i have a tenant that rents a room week to week, and is 3 weeks behind. i want to evict,with do i do.… read more
ScottyMacESQ
ScottyMacESQ
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,578 satisfied customers
My family and I live in Michigan. Our current rental home is
My family and I live in Michigan. Our current rental home is infested with Mold. The contractor that our landlord sent out said that we should not even be in the house, and that we'll have to vacate t… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Doctoral Degree
21,199 satisfied customers
When we moved in to our apartment we signed a lease we thought
When we moved in to our apartment we signed a lease we thought suited us. As soon as we moved in we started to notice things that were wrong. Such as our fridge leaks, theres no vent in the kitchen so… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
i live in Pinellas County Florida. I had a year lease. One
i live in Pinellas County Florida. I had a year lease. One month ago, my ceiling fell in due to an air conditioning leak. It revealed a "ridiculous" amount of black mold.I have had asthma since i was … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,206 satisfied customers
we signed a lease 6 mo. ago and we signed a no smoking and
we signed a lease 6 mo. ago and we signed a no smoking and pets page, we were also assured they "dont rent to smokers" i made a point of telling the manager that 2 of my 5 kids were asmatic and smoke … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
69,757 satisfied customers
I live in the state of florida and was recently evicted from
I live in the state of florida and was recently evicted from a dwelling that I was only the occupant in not the tenant. I did not sign a lease either and now they are seeking damages from me an the te… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I signed a lease on a house in Seattle week ago. The lease
I signed a lease on a house in Seattle week ago. The lease does not start until 3/30 so I haven't moved in yet. I'm having second thoughts. I am allergic to mold and it concerns me that I have not bee… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,206 satisfied customers
Our landlord pressured us us into signing a 7 month lease after
Our landlord pressured us us into signing a 7 month lease after we already had a year lease. We're trying to buy a house and he knows it. We found one to buy and we would like to get out of the lease.… 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