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
Purchased home 4 years ago. Immediately had water issues
Purchased home 4 years ago. Immediately had water issues that were undisclosed by Seller. Basement flooding with rain, windows leaking. Spent $ to have french drain installed in basement, purchased 6 … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,172 satisfied customers
I am selling my condo. I just paid the super $780 to get rid
I am selling my condo. I just paid the super $780 to get rid of mold stain by the window, clean and service the AC/heater units and paint over the water stained molding. My agent has convinced me to l… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
14,576 satisfied customers
I live in Rex, GA - Mill Mobile Home Community. My shower
I live in Rex, GA - Mill Mobile Home Community. My shower has leaked, unbeknownst to me for some time. Now the bath and adjacent room are filled with mold (black mold). I have contacted the Mill Mobil… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
41,083 satisfied customers
I moved from Texas to Missouri into a basement apartment
I moved from Texas to Missouri into a basement apartment sight unseen. I hadn't actually seen a basement before arriving at the location and assumed it was a standard unit. Three of the 4 sides are un… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
141,046 satisfied customers
We purchased a home in August 2014. The home was built in the
We purchased a home in August 2014. The home was built in the early 1900's it has so much character and so many issues. None of which were found during the $600 home inspection it was an FHA loan thro… read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
5,391 satisfied customers
In my rental single family home in the Denver area of Colorado,
In my rental single family home in the Denver area of Colorado, there has been some recent ground settlement that resulted in some sinking of the foundation that caused some sinking of floors and wall… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
If the windows cannot be opened in the bedrooms due to a combination
If the windows cannot be opened in the bedrooms due to a combination of being painted shut, being warped, or nailed shut because there is no latch are the Landlords required to fix the windows? Also, … read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
I recently purchased a home 5/29/12. The home is 5 years old. During
I recently purchased a home 5/29/12. The home is 5 years old. During the negotiation process we asked several questions about the property and received answers from the seller. The seller seemed very … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
55,377 satisfied customers
The present tenant is threatening to sue because of mold issue.
The present tenant is threatening to sue because of mold issue. He was residing in Unit#1. He has been there since 2005. He complained about the mold that was in his apartment. When there was a big st… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I signed a 20 month lease in Nov. 2010. Lease to end July
I signed a 20 month lease in Nov. 2010. Lease to end July 2011. Since I took occupancy, I was without heat for 2 weeks (in January, no less!) because they couldn't get the furnace to continue to work.… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I am helping a friend. She is a single 28 yo female, who was
I am helping a friend. She is a single 28 yo female, who was so excited that she was getting to purchase her first home after many years of renting. She purchased 5 mos ago, now have mold growing in t… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
Im in Montgomery County PA renting a townhome and my lease
I'm in Montgomery County PA renting a townhome and my lease ends in December. The landlord has decided not to renew and is allowing me to terminate the lease early with signed lease for which they gra… read more
Loren
Loren
44,105 satisfied customers
Im wanting to get out of my lease, so i can move closer to
I'm wanting to get out of my lease, so i can move closer to my work. I have a lot of problems with my land lord. It takes him a long time to get things fixed and when i do tell him of things that need… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
41,083 satisfied customers
I am looking to buy a new rental property in Aurora, CO that
I am looking to buy a new rental property in Aurora, CO that has a finished basement with two bedrooms in the basement. These two bedrooms in the basement do NOT have egress windows. I'm concerned abo… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17,943 satisfied customers
We rented a home close to the college that our daughter in
We rented a home close to the college that our daughter in attending. After signing the lease and the move in, the bathroom shower leaks into the finished basement which has developed into mold. We ha… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,172 satisfied customers
I purchased residential real estate on July 23 in Indianapolis
I purchased residential real estate on July 23 in Indianapolis (the house was built in 1891). Approximately a month after living there, I discovered a non-disclosed issue (the shower leaks outside the… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Hi. I purchased my home 4 years ago from a woman that did not
Hi. I purchased my home 4 years ago from a woman that did not disclose a major water problem to me. I tried to contact the bank and the attorney during the 3 days after closing to no avail. No one wou… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,362 satisfied customers
I am currently renting a single family home with my family,
I am currently renting a single family home with my family, my husband and 3 kids. We've been here a little over 3 months. Shortly after we moved in we found mold in the basement. When we rented the p… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 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