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 found out after we closed on our house, day 2 that we had
Hello, we found out after we closed on our house, day 2 that we had major sewer issues. Our neighbor told us later, that they told the sellers agent that there were major sewer issues. My neighbor adv… read more
socallegalwork
socallegalwork
311 satisfied customers
The home inspection was done late it was after the 17 day
The home inspection was done late it was after the 17 day period because my realtor did not advised me that there was certain milestones or time line that needs to be followed. There was some things t… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
9,330 satisfied customers
I'm in Minnesota. I have a signed purchase agreement on a
Hi I'm in Minnesota. I have a signed purchase agreement on a home by both parties. I was set to close on this home on June 14. At the walk through the night before none of the personal items were move… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,770 satisfied customers
On December 16th 2015 we made an offer on a home and the
On December 16th 2015 we made an offer on a home and the offer was accepted by the seller on Dec. 18th 2015. The sale was a short sale purchase. Per section I of the purchase contract, the sell had 7 … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
Can a Purchase Agreement on Real Estate Be Terminated? I'm
Can a Purchase Agreement on Real Estate Be Terminated? I'm buying a house.I signed a purchase agreement.Next I had a Property inspection that stated a possibility of structural damages.Then I signed a… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
Initially we were to close on our house tomorrow, Oct. 29th,
Initially we were to close on our house tomorrow, Oct. 29th, however as part of the inspection it was found the roof needed to be replaced, which is the responsibility of the seller. However, the roof… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I am trying to get out of a real estate contract. I signed
I am trying to get out of a real estate contract. I signed the contract saying that the inspection would be done Feb 3rd but couldn't get the actual inspection until Feb 5th. I resigned an extension a… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
In the process of buying a house, when we went through the
In the process of buying a house, when we went through the inspection noticed that the breaker box has something wrong. We requested that a licensed, certified electrician, do the work. The realtor sa… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Buyer purchased a residential home in Arizona from seller.
Buyer purchased a residential home in Arizona from seller. Buyer had a home inspection done on sellers property. After a review of the home inspection report buyer requested certain repairs be made, i… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,287 satisfied customers
Hello - I purchased a property in Marin County, CA and have
Hello - I purchased a property in Marin County, CA and have a number of legal questions... In my disclosure document, the seller claimed that a kitchen remodel, bathroom remodel and new roof were done… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,647 satisfied customers
a contract was recently placed on our home. The purchaser was
a contract was recently placed on our home. The purchaser was concerned that home inspection indicated some dampness in craw space after a huge rain. Note; all crawl spaces have dampness,however we ha… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,770 satisfied customers
signed a realestate contract on line to buy in house in Florida-----after
signed a realestate contract on line to buy in house in Florida-----after the inspection was completed, big roof issues came up and several other findings, like the wires crossed on a receptical, driv… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I am considering accepting an offer on my house for 158,000,
I am considering accepting an offer on my house for 158,000,(asking price was $169,000) but they also want 6% of the purchase price towards the buyers closing costs and pre-paid items. They are gettin… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Good morning, I have an issue that my daughter and her fiance
Good morning, I have an issue that my daughter and her fiance are dealing with as we speak. They have been trying to purchase a house. They went with a realtor, and found one that they wanted to purch… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
last signature on as is contract for sale and purchase of home
last signature on as is contract for sale and purchase of home signed by me in Lake County Fl is 6/8/09. asking price 109000, accepted offer 95900, appraised since @ 101000. Immediate repairs needed b… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,647 satisfied customers
We purchased a home from a reputable local realty firm with
We purchased a home from a reputable local realty firm with Century 21. The home was 703 sq feet less than advertised. We had the home inspected twice. We didn't find out until 1 month after closing. … read more
Jane T (LLC)
Jane T (LLC)
Master's Degree
2,862 satisfied customers
I bought on the 15 th of may, since then the house has
I bought on the 15 th of may, since then the house has flooded due to blocked drainage in bathroom which we have yet to solve , 1wk, after purchase the a.c. broke the oven on the stove does not work. … read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 satisfied customers
We had the home we are buying inspected, and did an early ...
We had the home we are buying inspected, and did an early occupancy. We are finding things though that the home inspector missed. We are set to close on the 30th and want to know if there is a period … read more
Roger
Roger
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
32,448 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