Florida Condos, Coops, TimeShares, HOAs, and CDDs: Know the Difference Before You Buy

| February 24, 2015

In Florida, there are different types of home ownership recognized by the Florida Legislature other than the traditional single family home. Florida laws recognize five different alternatives that anyone considering buying residential real estate in Florida, for their vacation home, their retirement home, or an investment property, needs to know. (And, yes, the real estate […]

What Disclosures Are Required in Florida Residential Real Estate Transactions?

| January 20, 2015

It is not “buyer beware” in Florida for anyone looking to buy residential real estate. Florida home buyers are protected by specific laws passed by the Florida Legislature that force developers, realtors, real estate agents, and real estate brokers to reveal certain conditions about the property they intend to buy. Of course, these statutes were […]

Florida Foreclosures – What’s Happening Now?

| December 18, 2014

December 2014 update on what we are seeing now with Florida foreclosures and related issues – 1. Foreclosure filings have remained steady in the last few weeks – this observation is based upon the number of calls we are receiving and on the number of lis pendens being filed, per week, in Broward County Public […]

Will Your Old Condo Association Sue You For Past Due Assessments After a Foreclosure?

| November 4, 2014

You have gone through all the stress and heartache of a foreclosure proceeding on your Florida condominium. Maybe you’re a Florida resident who lost their home to the bank. You could be a snowbird or an out of state investor who was sued for foreclosure by your lender. As an owner, you’ve seen your credit […]

Real Life Examples of Florida Real Estate Agents Doing Bad Things

| September 23, 2014

Florida buyers and sellers are victims of the wrongful acts of real estate agents every day. Don’t be a victim; educate yourself.     The real estate industry works hard to promote its own as professionals worthy of the public trust as people buy and sell their homes, condos, and other real property. Most real […]

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