Welcome to the Law Office of Moustafa Harfoush. We are a real estate law office specializing in landlord-tenant law, foreclosure defense, eviction defense, and real estate title matters.   

We represent tenants and homeowners from all walks of life. We understand the stress that comes with having to deal with legal issues. When that legal issue relates to your home, the stress takes a whole new level. We get it. And we are here to help you. We invite you to learn about our practice and encourage you to contact us today, help might be closer than you think.   

"Mr. Harfoush was extremely helpful in a recent legal matter in which I sought his help.  He was prompt, informative, and very responsive.  He took the time to make sure I understood the situation and provided very effective advice on my issue.  I appreciated his professionalism and knowledge and would seek his services again should I need legal help in the future.” 


Areas of Practice


San Francisco is one of the most expensive housing markets in the country. This is due in part to the limited supply of rental units and in part to high demand fueled by booming high tech economy. This highly competitive market created certain tensions between landlords and tenants.

EVICTION defense


Unlawful Detainer actions can be used against a tenant who fails to pay rent or perform a condition, and also against a former homeowner after a foreclosure sale. An unlawful detainer action is a summary proceeding, meaning it moves forward quickly and time is always of the essence.

Foreclosure Defense

Foreclosure is the process of taking ownership of a mortgaged real property as a result of homeowner’s failure to make the mortgage payments. Foreclosure is an unfortunate situations homeowners sometimes face. The good news is that you might have legal defenses to foreclosure.          

real estate TITLE


Title disputes arise when title to property or part thereof is challenged. Such challenge can come in the form of voluntary or involuntary lien, title claim, encroachment, or other forms. Litigation can be very effective way of resolving title disputes, however, it is not always the only option.

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