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Real Estate Law Lawyers In Westport California

Westport (formerly, Beal's Landing) is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located on the Pacific Ocean 13 miles (21 km) north of Fort Bragg, at an elevation of 125 feet (38 m). The first post office at Westport opened in 1879. Originally called Beal's Landing in honor of Samuel Beal, first white settler, the place was renamed in 1877 by James T. Rodgers who built a timber loading facility for the name to contrast with his home town of Eastport, Maine.

What is real estate law?

Real Estate Law refers to laws and regulations that regulate land and things permanently fixed to the land such as a building. Real estate is synonymous of real property and sometimes called realty. Real estate lawyers deal with issues as varied as real estate transactions, as in the sale and purchase of real estate, construction defects, landlord-tenant disputes, eminent domain, 1031 exchanges, foreclosures and mortgage law to name a few.

Answers to real estate law issues in California

The relationship a landlord and a tenant is governed by a contract. That contract is referred to as the lease, A...


There are several provisions within a lease that both...

A contract to sell real estate is an agreement between a buyer and a seller to convey title to a piece of real...

Sometimes, in the course of dealing with a piece of real estate, there may arise an issue of who owns it. Every...

Because of the health problems caused by lead poisoning, the federal Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction...

Property owners may be liable for tenant health problems caused by exposure to environmental hazards, such as...

To protect everyone's right to be treated fairly and to help people find adequate housing, Congress and state...

Typically, a landlord has the right to legally enter rented premises in cases of emergency, in order to make needed...

Under most state and local laws, rental property owners must offer and maintain housing that satisfies basic...

A landlord may be liable to the tenant--or others-for injuries caused by dangerous or defective conditions on the...