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 are paying cash to a builiding contractor for a home they
We are paying cash to a builiding contractor for a home they are building. We have been notified by several subcontractors that they are not being paid and they are threatening to place liens on the p… read more
Sean K
Sean K
Attorney/Member
JD
4,224 satisfied customers
What is a fair "cash for keys" request in a 3 bedroom, 3
What is a fair "cash for keys" request in a 3 bedroom, 3 floor, 2 1/2 bath brick house in Illinois, 60426. The property has no mortgage and was purchased buy an investment group for the cost of the ta… read more
Kristen R
Kristen R
Lawyer
J.D.
1,539 satisfied customers
State of Nevada Real Estate Law on taking Possession of Tax
State of Nevada Real Estate Law on taking Possession of Tax Deed Sale Property> I am the owner/builder/ occupant of tax sale property. Want to have a legal understanding of my property rights. Than… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
12,992 satisfied customers
My cousin has a speech impediment and didn't read his
Hello. My cousin has a speech impediment and didn't read his lease and thought that he could sublet his apartment. He sublet to a woman and signed an agreement with her on March 29th and allowed her t… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
We had a bankruptcy chapter 7 which was discharged March 19,
We had a bankruptcy chapter 7 which was discharged March 19, 2012. We did not reaffirm the house. We have been making mortgage payments up until February of this year. My husband has had 3 strokes in … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
9,330 satisfied customers
I own several rental properties, of which one is way under-performing
I own several rental properties, of which one is way under-performing in addition to being way underwater. The property is located in California, and I'm feeding it to the tune of approximately $1,000… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,310 satisfied customers
I did keys for cash with BOA in May 2011. The beginning of
I did keys for cash with BOA in May 2011. The beginning of February 2012 I received a letter from their attorneys that they are starting foreclosure procedings. I called BOA and they say they have no … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,812 satisfied customers
I keep reading about the cash for keys option. My home is
I keep reading about the "cash for keys" option. My home is currently in the foreclosure process with Bank of America. I'm currently looking for another place and may be moving out November 1st of thi… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
5,000 satisfied customers
I live in decatur georgia and the house I have was foreclosed
I live in decatur georgia and the house I have was foreclosed on May 3. what is the eviction process… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
9,330 satisfied customers
Hi - Our house is being foreclosed. I think it was sold back
Hi - Our house is being foreclosed. I think it was sold back to the bank?? We were contacted by a real estate agent to do the cash for keys. She offered us $3500 and 30 days to move out. I am just get… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 satisfied customers
Is there a way to negotiate a cash for keys offer with fannie
Is there a way to negotiate a cash for keys offer with fannie mae in Idaho? Do they have set rules on how much they offer?… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
Hello, I live in Phoenix, AZ and have an FHA loan home going
Hello, I live in Phoenix, AZ and have an FHA loan home going into foreclosure in the next week. I have not received any notice yet from an agent representing HUD; which is what I was told would happen… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
I am in a situation that where my landlord is being foreclosed
I am in a situation that where my landlord is being foreclosed Jan 26th. He did mention that he was trying to do a loan modification and that we might have to vacate before our lease term end date in … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,310 satisfied customers
Filed chap. 13 earlier this year to delay the foreclosure,
Filed chap. 13 earlier this year to delay the foreclosure, home went to foreclosure on 10/01, no buyer, stayed with bank. Recd. a notice to vacate on 10/11. Agreed to a cash for keys agreement on 10/1… read more
David L
David L
Doctoral Degree
1,604 satisfied customers
My property is in foreclosure and just got sold at an auction
My property is in foreclosure and just got sold at an auction 4/12/10. What happens next? I have been laid off and struggling to find employment. Need more time and money to move out. How do I qualify… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,844 satisfied customers
What are some good qualifying conditions in which mortgage
What are some good qualifying conditions in which mortgage companies will offer "cash for keys" for occupants to move out of a foreclosed property?… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
We filed a chap 13 to protect our home and started making our
We filed a chap 13 to protect our home and started making our mortgage payments as part of the plan but our lender got a "relief from the stay" from the judge. We just found out that 3 days ago, our h… read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
8,059 satisfied customers
I live in Irvine, California (Orange County) and my home has
I live in Irvine, California (Orange County) and my home has been foreclosed. Today, a Surrender of Possession of Property (Cash for Keys) letter was posted on my front door. What are my legal rights … 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