Special Assessments Against Florida Condo Owners: When Special Assessments Go Wrong, What Can Condo Unit Owners Do?

| December 3, 2013

Condominium living is a dream come true for many South Floridians, especially those who move here from other parts of the country as retirees or owners of vacation getaways. However, as with all things in life, there are pros and cons with condo living – and for condo unit owners, the ease and convenience of […]

Construction Defects in Florida: Florida Statutes Chapter 558 and the KB Home Nightmare at the Willowbrook Condos

| November 19, 2013

Construction defects are infamous here in Florida — particularly as a result of the building frenzy a few years back when the Florida construction industry enjoyed a heyday. Back then, there were some unscrupulous builders who thought it was good business to cut corners and maximize profits. Today, those builders are finding out that the […]

Duty to Disclose for Sellers in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions – Are Florida Real Estate Buyers Protected by Florida Law?

| October 22, 2013

Disclosure of bad things doesn’t always happen in real estate negotiations because sellers fret that if the buyer hears something bad, they’ll walk away — or, counter with a much lower price than the listed sales price. Fortunately, Florida law requires that sellers disclose known defects involving Florida residential real estate; sellers who fail to […]

Infographic: Timeshares Resale Scams (FTC)

| September 20, 2013

FLORIDA REAL ESTATE LIENS: BANKS AREN’T THE ONLY ONES THAT MAY COME AFTER YOUR FLORIDA CONDO OR FLORIDA HOME IN A FORECLOSURE LAWSUIT

| September 17, 2013

It’s sad but true that when someone gets behind on their home mortgage payment, all too often they are falling behind on other debts, too. Property taxes may not be paid on time, or at all. Payments to contractors who built the addition or put in the swimming pool may become delinquent. Assessments to municipalities […]

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