19 Reasons To Hire a Real Estate Lawyer When Buying or Selling Florida Real Estate

| April 15, 2014

In Florida, particularly South Florida, families want to own a home; retirees want to buy a condo or townhouse; investors from around the country and world want investment property, including rentals; and vacation homes in or near the water are a dream of almost everyone. For most buyers, the purchase of a home, condo, or […]

Can I Sue The Florida Real Estate Agent For Falsely Advertising House Was On Town Sewer, Not Septic, Or For Septic Problems?

| March 25, 2014

Septic tanks are used as a part of a on-site home plumbing system because there’s no connection to a municipal or county septic system. A home septic tank system cannot be seen in a tour of a potential purchase; the system involves a big tank that is buried in the yard that holds the waste […]

Fraud in Your Florida Home Purchase?: Water Leaks and Flooding In Your New Home

| March 18, 2014

What Happens When Buyers are Hurt by Misrepresentations by a Florida Real Estate Agent or a Florida Seller? Florida real estate has had its ups and downs over the past few years, with the housing market still recovering from all of the Foreclosures, Short Sales, and Mortgage Fraud issues. Still, there’s always been and continues […]

Florida Real Estate Partitions And Underwater Mortgages: Are They Connected?

| March 4, 2014

Recently, we had a blog comment asking about the value of real estate and whether or not an underwater home should or can be partitioned under Florida law. Asked another way, is the value of real estate, and equity in the property, a factor in a decision (or demand) to partition property in Florida? Here’s […]

When a Florida Real Estate Agent Does Something Wrong: Florida Realtors vs. Florida Real Estate Commission vs. Florida Fraud or Negligence Claim

| February 18, 2014

As the name suggests, the Florida Association of Realtors’ (“Florida Realtors”) membership primarily includes Florida real estate agents and brokers but it also includes other affiliated real estate related professions in the State of Florida (including, for example, appraisers, attorneys, banks/mortgage companies, home inspection companies and moving companies), and, as a result, it heralds itself […]

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