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
On Aug 26, 2016 ( move in date ), I signed a lease for an
On Aug 26, 2016 ( move in date ), I signed a lease for an apartment with a $100 deposit. The owner was listed as Executive Affiliates Inc. ( dba landlord ). Move out was on Aug 31, 2018. The total dur… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
20,731 satisfied customers
I have tenants leaving in my property. The 1st year with a
I have tenants leaving in my property. The 1st year with a lease. The rest is been month to month. So far no problems with payments but now that I want to bring my parents leave with my in the premise… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I am moving from one apartment to another in the same building
I am moving from one apartment to another in the same building (East Orange, NJ) that I have lived in for over 20 years. During that time, the building was sold to a new owner. When I asked the curren… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
28,029 satisfied customers
I have lived in the same apartment for over 17 years. During
I have lived in the same apartment for over 17 years. During that time I have had one to two cats in my unit. They are inside cats and are litter box trained. I have just received a notice from the ap… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
43,070 satisfied customers
Hello, I live in Florida and work as a pharmacy technician.
Hello, I live in Florida and work as a pharmacy technician. I was offered a position out of state that pays more and gives me 40 hours a week compared to only 32 hours at my current job. I signed a le… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,643 satisfied customers
Hi, I am interested in getting back a so called Security
Hi, I am interested in getting back a so called "Security Deposit" I gave to a rental property that I decided not to occupy. No lease was signed but an application that was signed by me to get approva… read more
Mark
Mark
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
179 satisfied customers
i have been living in an apartment for 3 years and we got a
i have been living in an apartment for 3 years and we got a new "owner" 2 months ago.... does he have the legal right to : 1) force us to move to another apartment so that he can remodel/ update ? 2)c… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My 21 year old son, who is a full time student with no job,
My 21 year old son, who is a full time student with no job, signed a Rental Application Friday at 4:30 pm to hold an apartment in Oakland, PA. He submitted a $325 check; 25 non-refundable application … read more
FLACORPLAWYER
FLACORPLAWYER
Doctoral Degree
1,750 satisfied customers
Its in Massachuset state. 4 months ago I put down a security
It's in Massachuset state. 4 months ago I put down a security deposit and application for a waiting list for a certain apartment. But now I like something else in the same building but different apart… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
28,029 satisfied customers
I live in NH and have lived in an apartment for 6 years. The
I live in NH and have lived in an apartment for 6 years. The house was just sold and the new owner is trying to force a raise our rent 15% more and is now requiring a security payment, which was never… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 satisfied customers
i signed a years lease that was to expire june 2010. i gave
i signed a years lease that was to expire june 2010. i gave my landloed 750.00 deposit. i left may 1st. the apartment was in excellent condition. i had to leave one month early. my landlord got drunk-… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
25,300 satisfied customers
I rent a home in california, although a lease was available,
I rent a home in california, although a lease was available, I never signed it, is this lease in force if it was never signed?… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
Hello! I need help!!!! I and my wife were looking for apartment
Hello! I need help!!!! I and my wife were looking for apartment in the building in which we are now renting. An agent show us two apartments. One we did not like because there was carpet on the floor,… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
74,863 satisfied customers
In TX, I have had an animal in my apartment for the past 9
In TX, I have had an animal in my apartment for the past 9 months. I have never made any effort to hide this fact. Last month the management and I got into a tiff and I demanded a series of repairs. D… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
25,300 satisfied customers
Hello I secured an apartment $850 per month for my daughter
Hello I secured an apartment $850 per month for my daughter in Phila for the school year 2009. I placed a security deposit and first and last months rent. A total of $2625.00 That included fee for apl… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 satisfied customers
I sublet an apartment from a woman who is now refusing to return
I sublet an apartment from a woman who is now refusing to return $265 of my security deposit for frivolous reasons. I would like to know the following: In NYC small claims court, can I sue for triple … read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
We live in Long Island City, NY (Queens) and have some issues
We live in Long Island City, NY (Queens) and have some issues with our landlord.We are a married couple,and came to NY 2.5 years ago.We lived in a sublet for a year and then found the apartment we are… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
74,863 satisfied customers
Manhattan 9th Ave & W 37th St. One apt above a ...
Manhattan 9th Ave & W 37th St. One apt above a Bakery (2 story bldg). I''ve been here 7 years with great relationship with owners (Bakery). Originally had a 2 yr lease. Someone bought bldg, and old ow… read more
Lawrence N. Rogak, Insurance Atty
Lawrence N. Rogak, Insurance Atty
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,032 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