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Real Estate Law Lawyers In Staunton Virginia

Staunton -tən is an independent city within the confines of Augusta County in the commonwealth of Virginia. The population was 23,853 as of the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Augusta County. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Staunton (along with nearby Waynesboro) with Augusta county for statistical purposes. It is known for being the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th U.S. president, and the home of Mary Baldwin College, a women's college featuring a number of unique programs, including the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership and Program for the Exceptionally Gifted. The city is also home to Stuart Hall, a private preparatory school for girls, as well as the older of two campuses for the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind. (The newer campus is in Hampton. ) Staunton is the larger of the two principal cities of the Staunton-Waynesboro micropolitan statistical area, which covers Augusta County and the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro. The micropolitan area had a combined population of 108,988 at the 2000 census.

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 Virginia

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...