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 have a question regarding my apartment. I did sign a lease
Second opinion] Hello there, I have a question regarding my apartment. I did sign a lease with other 2 roommates on August 1st 2019. I also paid $1200 for security deposit on May 2019. Over the past 5… read more
JustLaw Esq.
JustLaw Esq.
Attorney, Broker
JD
1,372 satisfied customers
If a landlord imposes a claim on your security deposit after
If a landlord imposes a claim on your security deposit after the 30 day deadline in that state, is it legal? … read more
Loren
Loren
43,136 satisfied customers
I live in Boca Raton, FL. I have just rented and moved into
Hi I live in Boca Raton, FL. I have just rented and moved into a townhouse on July 18th, 2015. The landlord was able to breakdown the security deposit into two installment payments. I have already pai… read more
RealEstateAnswer
RealEstateAnswer
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
42,398 satisfied customers
LA friend in Hernando County Florida just got a 3 day notice
LA friend in Hernando County Florida just got a 3 day notice to pay rent or vacate.. He had to pay 2 months security deposit to secure the apartment. If this goes to landlord-tenant court, can he be e… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
I'm about to buy a home and I need a second opinion on how
I'm about to buy a home and I need a second opinion on how much to offer. The house is listed for $150k. It's located in North Lauderdale, FL (http://www.movoto.com/north-lauderdale-fl/7180-sw-14th-st… read more
J. Warren
J. Warren
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,290 satisfied customers
Can you get out of a lease if you only signed it 45 minutes
Can you get out of a lease if you only signed it 45 minutes prior to wanting out and have not paid the security deposit or the first month's rent? This would be in Florida. Tenant never mailed back a … read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
28,001 satisfied customers
What is your opinion on Short Term Rental (2 weeks at a beach
What is your opinion on Short Term Rental (2 weeks at a beach house) Security Deposit Disputes? What in the case where a rental company has collected the deposit on behalf of the homeowner and is in c… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,732 satisfied customers
in Florida - my tenants lawyer is telling me that i was required
in Florida - my tenant's lawyer is telling me that i was required to give them notice via "certified return receipt" mail that I was going to impose a claim on the security deposit - WHile the statue … read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
I lived with my roommate in a condo in North Bay Village, Miami
I lived with my roommate in a condo in North Bay Village, Miami Fl for 1 year. We both signed a 1 year lease with the condo owner and I left him 2 month deposit, first and security. With the condo ass… read more
Mark
Mark
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
176 satisfied customers
My Orlando, FL lease was up on June 30. I thoroughly cleaned
My Orlando, FL lease was up on June 30. I thoroughly cleaned the house, and thought everything would be fine, and was expecting my security deposit return. The landlord is now telling me that she will… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 satisfied customers
I am in California. I have rental property in Orlando, FL. My former tentant did mor
I am in California. I have rental property in Orlando, FL. My former tentant did more than $6K damage to the property before they moved out sometime in Oct-09. $6K is much more than the deposit $. My … read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
42,948 satisfied customers
I live in Florida - rented a house for 3 years - paid $1,400
I live in Florida - rented a house for 3 years - paid $1,400 security deposit - moved out Feb. 1 - have been trying to get my deposit back now for two months - they just sent me a check for $860. They… read more
RealEstateAnswer
RealEstateAnswer
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
42,398 satisfied customers
My landlord is withholding my security deposit of $2095. Our
My landlord is withholding my security deposit of $2095. Our lease ended on Jan 10th of 2010, and I gave him 30 days notice that I would not renew. The lease calls for 60 days notice, but I only gave … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,520 satisfied customers
My husband and I rented a home in Valrico Fl for one year,
My husband and I rented a home in Valrico Fl for one year, due to relocation to Ga, we gave a 90 day notice to the landlord, cleaned, painted spots and two bedroom back to the move in color. We had th… read more
JaxLaw
JaxLaw
Associate Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,722 satisfied customers
Re Security Deposity do not deposit in bank instituition I
Re:Security Deposity do not deposit in bank instituition I have a house in Florida, but I live in CA and I don't have bank account in Florida. I usually don't maintain the security deposit in a Florid… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
137,755 satisfied customers
Hello - Heres my situation My mother is renting a single-family
Hello - Here's my situation: My mother is renting a single-family home in Winter Springs, FL. The lease agreement states that the landlord will put the security deposit (consisting of 2 months rent) i… read more
FLACORPLAWYER
FLACORPLAWYER
Doctoral Degree
1,750 satisfied customers
my former landlord refuses to refund my 380 dollar security
my former landlord refuses to refund my 380 dollar security deposit, even though the property manager inspected the apartment and found the place to be in good condition for the full deposit refund. w… read more
Andrea Ray
Andrea Ray
Associate Attorney
Doctoral Degree
82 satisfied customers
I have two questions regarding the security deposit.
I have two questions regarding the security deposit. My tenants paid rent late for 6 months (out of 12) in a row. I excepted cash payments for the amount of rent only (without late fees). Can I deduct… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 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