5 Must-Have Prerequisites for A Valid Contract to Sell Residential Real Estate In Florida

| April 26, 2016

In Florida, real estate transactions are governed by both real estate and contract law (other laws and regulations can also apply, like those related to mold, lead based paint, coastal control issues, etc.). As a result, transactions can quickly become complicated. Most Buyers and sellers know that all real estate transactions should have a written […]

Who has the right to bring a statutory action for partition?

| April 25, 2016

According to Florida case law as of the date of this article, generally, a fee title holder of an undivided interest in a parcel of real property has the right to bring a statutory action for partition without any concern about his or her reasons for seeking partition. See: Garcia-Tunon v. Garcia-Tunon, 472 So. 2d 1378 (Fla. Dist. […]

Options to Purchase and Rights of First Refusal in Florida

| April 19, 2016

Usually, the main parties to a residential real estate transaction are the seller and the party to whom the seller chooses to sell, otherwise known as the buyer. However, there are times when a third party becomes an indispensable party to a real estate transaction.  This is because of the third party’s power to purchase […]

How Do You Know If The Chain Of Title To Your Florida Real Estate Is Clear?

| April 12, 2016

Title Issues And Title Insurance At the end of most Florida residential real estate closings, the goal of the seller is to walk away from the closing table with money from the sale of his or her home. Easy enough. However, a buyer usually has a few goals he or she wants to achieve at […]

10 Popular Articles About Florida Real Estate Closings

| March 30, 2016

Since we receive many calls about real estate closings (from both buyers and sellers), I thought it would be a good idea to share some articles we have written in the past about Florida closings that answer some of the most frequently asked questions. Here are 10 articles that we hope you will find helpful: […]

Florida Residential Closing Costs

| March 15, 2016

We all know that when a home owner places their house or condo up for sale, they will incur expenses to sell the property (even if they are selling the property without a real estate agent). Florida residential property does not get sold without the home owner having to incur some costs and expenses. Some […]

6 Practical Things A Buyer Should Do Right After A Real Estate Closing

| March 1, 2016

For Florida home buyers, 2016 looks to be a great year to buy a new home in the Miami Dade / Broward / Palm Beach areas. Why?  Economists are predicting that mortgage interest rates will remain at “historically low levels” this year, with Freddie Mac expecting a 30 year fixed rate mortgage to average lower […]

Florida Home Buyer Closing Day Checklist

| February 23, 2016

In a Florida residential real estate purchase, few days are bigger than the day that the transaction closes. Sure, there is the excitement of beginning the process of finding a home or condo to buy here in South Florida, and the thrill of finally choosing a particular property and having your offer accepted. However, when […]

Real Estate Closings: 4 Things to Know About Closing on Your New Home

| February 16, 2016

When buying a new home or condo here in Florida, a lot of people begin by searching in places like Zillow.com and Realtor.com. Those sites can really be helpful because they allow visitors to narrow their search based upon criteria like the type of residence (single family home, condo, townhouse, etc.), location, and proximity to […]

Does A Real Agent Get Paid For Just Finding A Ready, Willing, and Able Buyer?

| February 2, 2016

As we all know, real estate agents are in the business of bringing buyers and sellers together for the purpose of getting a home sold. Real estate agents are an important cog in the the real estate machine and are vital to keeping our economy growing. Requirements To Sell Florida Real Estate In Florida, the […]

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