Conditions a Bank Must Satisfy Before Filing a Foreclosure in Florida

| February 21, 2017

If a bank intends to file a foreclosure, there are steps (or conditions) the bank must take prior to filing a lawsuit. Some of these conditions are set forth in federal and state law and others can be contained within the mortgage itself. Generally speaking, banks must closely adhere to these conditions. Otherwise, the bank is vulnerable […]

Bartram: Florida Supreme Court Decision on Foreclosure Lawsuit Deadlines

| November 15, 2016

If you are being sued for foreclosure here in Florida, or you suspect you may be facing foreclosure in your future, then you need to know about this month’s Bartram ruling.     1.  Why is the Bartram Case so Important? Opinions issued by the supreme court are the law in our state.  They are […]

Tips for Buying REOs: Five Things to Consider Before Buying a Foreclosure, Bank-Owned Home (REO)

| March 31, 2011

Right now, the economy in Florida and across the country is questionable and some are predicting it’s going to take a turn for the worse. Even if the economy does take a turn for the worse, there are lots of opportunities to bargain shop for those with the ability to purchase – and one of the […]