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
In mid-Feb, I bought a townhome in a 35-unit complex with an
In mid-Feb, I bought a townhome in a 35-unit complex with an HOA. The complex builder wrote the declaration such that he retained control of the Board for as long as he owned at least one unit (he kep… read more
Kimora Pope
Kimora Pope
JD
4,812 satisfied customers
How are Property taxes calculated in Dekalb County Georgia?
How are Property taxes calculated in Dekalb County Georgia? I can't find a formula online...… read more
Kenneth
Kenneth
General Counsel
LL.M. (with high honors)
743 satisfied customers
I need advise with adding my wife to my deed in GA. Can u
Second opinion] I need advise with adding my wife to my deed in GA. Can u help?… read more
HermanT611
HermanT611
Attorney
Juris doctorate
1,036 satisfied customers
I've been living in this apartment since January 2019. In
I've been living in this apartment since January 2019. In February 2020 they asked us to resign 90 days in advance to our lease ending in May 2020. For fear I would not be able to find a place I resig… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
19,440 satisfied customers
I am an attorney in NYS. My client's grandmother has vacant
I am an attorney in NYS. My client's grandmother has vacant land in Atlanata GA. My cient and her father have been paying the property taxes since the 19560s. My client's grandmother died in the 1960s… read more
Samuel Rogers
Samuel Rogers
Attorney
J.D.
152 satisfied customers
My Mom is in failing health and her townhouse was foreclosed
My Mom is in failing health and her townhouse was foreclosed and sold at auction at DeKalb Court House, DeKalb GA on 5/1/2018 to a 3rd party for $160,000.I think the remaining mortgage was ~ 97,000 at… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
12,094 satisfied customers
I moved homes. I'm applying for homestead exemption. I am
I moved homes. I'm applying for homestead exemption. I am renting my previous home now (In clayton county, Ga) and I moved to my new home in Dekalb County, Ga. Do I need to report with the previous co… read more
AttorneyMatt
AttorneyMatt
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,259 satisfied customers
If I buy a 5 year old home and later find that the garage
If I buy a 5 year old home and later find that the garage floods, do I have a recourse? The interesting thing is that at least 50% of the homes in this 60 home subdivision have some leaking in their g… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,979 satisfied customers
I co-signed for my granddaughter to get an apartment. The
I co-signed for my granddaughter to get an apartment. The lease expired and it went month to month. She ended up getting evicted for late payment of rent and I made sure he received all of his rent. N… read more
legalgems
legalgems
Juris Doctorate
26,136 satisfied customers
I am the Owner of a Real Estate Brokerage in Decatur, Dekalb
I am the Owner of a Real Estate Brokerage in Decatur, Dekalb County, Georgia. The business address that I use is that of a virtual office. Do I have to have a "Dekalb County" Business License?… read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
5,098 satisfied customers
Is there any law in Georgia regarding the sale of a home with
Is there any law in Georgia regarding the sale of a home with respects to square footage? The house I am purchasing is listed as having 1,900+ sqft but the home appraisal says the house is 1,600+ sqft… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,979 satisfied customers
I purchased a lot and mobile home together 10 years ago. The
I purchased a lot and mobile home together 10 years ago. The title for the mobile home has not been transfered to my name. The lot is titled in my name. After repeated attempts to the mortgage company… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,979 satisfied customers
Good Evening! We have 2 Condos in the state of Georgia (Dekalb
Good Evening! We have 2 Condos in the state of Georgia (Dekalb County) which the bank has accepted short sales on. However the fees on the condo are several thousands past due and the HOA is asking pa… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
148,232 satisfied customers
In 2010 my house was foreclosed by Bank of America.I have recently
In 2010 my house was foreclosed by Bank of America.I have recently been sent an application fromattorney general about The National Mortgage settlement.I was guaranteed at least $880 maybe more. Durin… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,979 satisfied customers
does foreclosure wipe out a commercial lease? Under what circumstances
does foreclosure wipe out a commercial lease? Under what circumstances does a commercial lease survive foreclosure in GA… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
5,005 satisfied customers
I want to know if there is a Federal, Georgia, Dekalb
I want to know if there is a Federal, Georgia, Dekalb County, Fulton County, or City of Decatur, Georgia, law that says that a tenant, in an apartment complex, has until the 5th of the month to pay re… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
13,100 satisfied customers
What is a Deed in Lieu I can no longer afford to keep my
What is a Deed in Lieu? I can no longer afford to keep my house and the bank has just denied me a loan modification. I will be retiring effective November 30, 2011. I plan to take money from my retire… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,979 satisfied customers
I live in Georgia and am considering a strategic default on
I live in Georgia and am considering a strategic default on my house - it was appraised for $300k when we bought it 7 years ago and is currently appraising for $221k - we paid $275k for it and current… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
10,979 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

15,642 satisfied customers

21 years real estate, Realtor. Landlord 29 years

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

10,979 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

4,384 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including real estate law.

ScottyMacESQ

ScottyMacESQ

Lawyer

2,776 satisfied customers

Licensed General Practice Attorney, Texas

LawyerWriter

LawyerWriter

Lawyer

1,772 satisfied customers

Over 40 years experience in construction and real estate

< 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