Underwater Mortgages in Florida – Finally, Help Arrives as Chase and Bank of America Start Offering Modications of Select Risk Home Loans – Do You Qualify?

| July 5, 2011

Would you like your mortgage to be cut in half? Well, for many mortgage holders of  home loans held by Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase, it just might happen.  This week, the New York Times reported that these two banks, two of the country’s biggest lenders, are offering to modify home loans of […]

Florida Homeowners and Condo Owners: Beware of Proposed New House Deregulation Bill – HB5005

| March 24, 2011

The Florida Legislature is considering a major deregulation law that will impact all Floridians, particularly Florida condo owners and Florida homeowners.  It could become law as soon as July 1, 2011, and the entire language of the proposed statute (HB 5005) can be read online at the Florida House of Representatives website.  What would escape […]

How Do I Establish Domicile in Florida for Homestead Tax Exemption?

| May 14, 2009

With the economy as it is, it is important to cut costs wherever possible (i.e. rent, taxes). And it may be time for you to invest in a home of your own, if you haven’t already, or move to a new state, given the current state of the housing market and the many tax concessions […]