Delaware Property and Real Estate Laws
Welcome to FindLaw's Delaware Property and Real Estate Laws section, encompassing the laws and regulations that affect homeowners, renters, and others. This section includes articles on homestead protection laws, which allow property owners to declare a certain amount of equity in their home as "off limits" to creditors; adverse possession laws, which give non-property owners the ability to claim property that is underutilized by occupying it openly for a certain amount of time; and laws pertaining to the landlord-tenant relationship, including limits on security deposits. You'll also find information about time limits for filing civil claims. Click on a link below to learn more.