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
If I were to refinance my home, would I know if there was a
if I were to refinance my home, would I know if there was a lien against it? … read more
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Law Clerk II
JD
1,153 satisfied customers
I have a federal tax lien in my home but my account is
I have a federal tax lien in my home but my account is currently in CNC... currently non collectible. I'm am listing my home for sale and don't want any glitches at closing. I know if it was a straigh… read more
PaulC6476
PaulC6476
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
152 satisfied customers
Do you have to sign a mutual termination agreement for it to
Do you have to sign a mutual termination agreement for it to be valid? My landlord is saying that I have to pay for next months rent or he's going to process an eviction if I don't pay march's rent si… read more
SeanEsq
SeanEsq
Managing Attorney
JD
8,968 satisfied customers
I have been renting a home since January 2015. The last
I have been renting a home since January 2015. The last lease agreement I signed is for the period Dec 26, 2015 and ended January 1st,2017. No new lease agreement has been signed since then. … read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
18,772 satisfied customers
History: The house had open code violations liens and was
History:The house had open code violations liens and was bank foreclosed on April 25, 2014.A Partial release from code violation liens was issued by Monroe County on September 15, 2014, for house. Pri… read more
IWEsq
IWEsq
Senior Attorney
J.D.
687 satisfied customers
I just found out that my ex (15 years divorced) has filed a
i just found out that my ex (15 years divorced) has filed a chapter 7. in the divorce I received a quit claim deed for the house with him paying the mortgage. My name was on the original mortgage with… read more
Adam Yarussi
Adam Yarussi
Juris Doctor
4,460 satisfied customers
I have a FHA C2P one time close loan for my new house. In
I have a FHA C2P one time close loan for my new house. In all my FHA paperwork it states I can not be held responsible for any financial obligations like construction costs or supplies and that it 100… read more
LawyerWriter
LawyerWriter
Doctoral Degree
1,315 satisfied customers
I just discovered that our home of 20 years, which we
I just discovered that our home of 20 years, which we refinanced with a home equity loan in 2017 and they don't escrow our taxes, was sold/ transferred via fifa lien on January 21. Last year we paid o… read more
JKEsq
JKEsq
Managing Firm Partner
J.D.
11,029 satisfied customers
I am going thru a divorce. My spouse refuses to sell the
I am going thru a long divorce. My spouse refuses to sell the house claiming there was no equity. His attorney suggested we both file chapter 7 in Illinois. I did and it was discharged in October of 2… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,172 satisfied customers
I can't get my short sale to close fast enough and my sewer
I can't get my short sale to close fast enough and my sewer service is going to place a lien. What does that mean for me now? The lender will only pay 1 year of HOA dues to clear that Lien and the bal… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
13,867 satisfied customers
We just received notice of Foreclosure on our home. I called
We just received notice of Foreclosure on our home. I called our mortgage company to investigate and Our mortgage company was sending all correspondence to an attorney we used to file ch 13 Bankruptcy… read more
DrakeLAW
DrakeLAW
Juris Doctorate
1,038 satisfied customers
We filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2010. We had a second
We filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2010. We had a second mortgage at that time, and filed on that loan. We reaffirmed our first and still have that mortgage. We recently found out that the second mortga… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,777 satisfied customers
Hello~ A little background, After 3 years of back and forth
Hello~ A little background, After 3 years of back and forth with Bank of America we were finally able to come to an acceptable modification agreement on our homes mortgage (our 1st). In the process of… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,949 satisfied customers
Can a lien be transferred from my name to my ex-spouses name?
Can a lien be transferred from my name to my ex-spouse's name? In the divorce, my ex-husband was awarded the house. After the part that awards him the house, the decree reads “Respondent shall be resp… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,208 satisfied customers
Here goes...follow closely. A couple divorces. Two liens exist
Here goes...follow closely. A couple divorces. Two liens exist against their jointly owned residence (a Texas homestead). First Lien is with Wells Fargo Mortgage. Second Lien is with Citibank NA Home … read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17,967 satisfied customers
had 2 home equity liens on a house. one lien holder is now
had 2 home equity liens on a house. one lien holder is now suing for lien amount + fees and other is selling after foreclosing and who knows considering fallig property values. do i need to file for b… read more
KimberlyLaw
KimberlyLaw
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
4,083 satisfied customers
I have a house in New Hampshire that I havent been able to
I have a house in New Hampshire that I haven't been able to pay the mortgage on since September (due to unemployment). I was finally able to find another job 5 hours away in another state. I have move… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
14,576 satisfied customers
i have a house that is going into forecloser that i dont intend
i have a house that is going into forecloser that i dont intend to fight but i dont want the bank to to go after the other home that i live in or my pension will they take away the house i live in or … read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,086 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

14,576 satisfied customers

19 years real estate, Realtor. Landlord 27 years

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

10,172 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

5,005 satisfied customers

Qualified attorney in private practice including business, family, criminal, and real estate issues.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

4,155 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including real estate law.

ScottyMacESQ

ScottyMacESQ

Lawyer

2,717 satisfied customers

Licensed General Practice Attorney, Texas

J. Warren

J. Warren

Lawyer

1,293 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