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
Can an hoa board in Florida have only two board members if
Can an hoa board in Florida have only two board members if the articles of incorporation require no less than three? … read more
USLawyer
USLawyer
Attorney
JD
1,032 satisfied customers
We have a 4 unit condo. All unit owners are on the board.
We have a 4 unit condo. All unit owners are on the board. For 5 years we have voted to have partially funded reserves. Now 2 board members want to have fully funded reserves and 2 do not. What is the … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
141,036 satisfied customers
We are having our annual meeting tonight where we elect 2
We are having our annual meeting tonight where we elect 2 board member s . Our bylaws state voting is in person or by proxy. I'm worried the board will not allow the 5 proxies l have collected to be u… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
11,576 satisfied customers
Our community just had an election and our bylaws state the
our community just had an election and our bylaws state the majority votes wins, but another homeowner challenged in with in 60 days- saying we did not meet a quorum as defined by a Florida state stat… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
11,576 satisfied customers
A proxy in favor of a bylaw change is good for how in
A proxy in favor of a bylaw change is good for how long in Florida? We have a change that the majority of people want, but are 8 short of getting the required 2/3rd vote. Our HOA Board believes the pr… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
11,576 satisfied customers
The Board of Directors for an HOA in Florida (Orange County)
The Board of Directors for an HOA in Florida (Orange County) sent out a letter postponing the annual meeting. A sign at the entrance of the community says "Cancelled". In neither case they stated a ne… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
11,576 satisfied customers
At our Condo Association Annual Meeting last week, a floor
At our Condo Association Annual Meeting last week, a floor nomination for a Board candidate was made at the meeting that those absent homeowners who granted proxies knew nothing about. Those bearing t… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
We have an HOA board who is doing the following. Am wondering
We have an HOA board who is doing the following. Am wondering if any of this is outside of Florida State Statutes: 1. Making changes to Architectural Review Guidelines without 66% of community vote an… read more
max713
max713
Lawyer, Mediator, Partner, and COO
Doctoral Degree
1,179 satisfied customers
Our By-Laws allowed us to reduce the required quorum from 50% to 33 1/3 %. We still canno
Our By-Laws allowed us to reduce the required quorum from 50% to 33 1/3 %. We still cannot reach a quorum. Most of the members live out of state, so all issues requiring a membership vote must be mail… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Our Declaration of Condominium allows the right to vote can
Our Declaration of Condominium allows the right to vote can be denied to members who are delinquent in the paying of their dues/assessment(s). Our By-Laws define a quorum as 51% of the total number of… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
28,689 satisfied customers
This is for a Florida Condo. At present, the 10 unit Condo
This is for a Florida Condo. At present, the 10 unit Condo is paying for "bulk" cable TV service. Can we cancel this service, to save money, without 100% owner agreement ??? Some of the owners want to… read more
PAX Attorney
PAX Attorney
Attorney
Juris Doctor (JD)
956 satisfied customers
As a MD. Homeowner (HO) in a Condo Assoc., I am a member of
As a MD. Homeowner (HO) in a Condo Assoc., I am a member of the Council of HOs. Under our Bylaws the Council has an annual meeting to elect a specified number of Board members. Voting is in person or … read more
PAX Attorney
PAX Attorney
Attorney
Juris Doctor (JD)
956 satisfied customers
Homeowner association Florida. We recently had our members
Homeowner association: Florida. We recently had our members annual meeting. A quorum was not achieved and the meeting adjourned. The meeting was to elect new members to the board of directors. I just … read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
28,689 satisfied customers
My question is in connection with Texas homeowners associations.
My question is in connection with Texas homeowners associations. Specifically, our Treasurer wants to be able to give/get proxies to other directors to vote on board business. From what I have researc… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
141,036 satisfied customers
Question 1. One group of Florida HOA owners believes proxies
Question 1. One group of Florida HOA owners believes proxies may be use, another does not. I believe proxies can be used. What do you guys say? See back up below. Questions 2. Florida HOA - There was … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,744 satisfied customers
I live in a condo complex in Connecticut. Could you please
I live in a condo complex in Connecticut. Could you please provide me with the steps we need to take to ask for the removal of a Board member. It is my understanding that under the recent Condo laws w… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,172 satisfied customers
I live in a condo which has a association board I am the president
I live in a condo which has a association board I am the president (just elected).The association changed the declaration to prohibit rentals the day I signed my purchase agreement which is over two y… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,155 satisfied customers
I was appointed to MY HOA BOD 3 months ago we had annual meeting
I was appointed to MY HOA BOD 3 months ago we had annual meeting last night and our docs do not allow for nominations on the floor i read in fl720 that a person may nominate Himself/herself at the mee… read more
VF LAW
VF LAW
J.D.
112 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

14,675 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