Fraud and Forgery – Catch Me If You Can

The rise in instances of fraud and forgery in real estate transactions continues to sound alarms across the industry. The statistics governing fraud and forgery and the way the parties are targeted give all of us cause for concern. CertifID, a third-party verification service, reports that the [...]

2024-01-18T14:01:26-05:00Real Estate Law|

What the New Florida Landlord Tenant Law Could Mean for You

What the New Florida Landlord Tenant Law- HB 1417- Could Mean for You Introduction: In July of 2023, the State passed HB 1417, a law relating to Residential Landlord-Tenant Relationships in Florida. Intent and possible effects of legislation Some, like the Florida Realtors, think this legislation could help the Florida housing [...]

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What are my options if my Landlord keeps my Security Deposit?

You gave your Landlord a security deposit before you moved in. You're ready to (or already did) move out. Now, your Landlord has informed you that he or she is keeping part or all of the security deposit. What might you do? This is a fairly common occurrence in leasehold situations. Fortunately, the [...]

Short Sale – A Solution or Nightmare?

Stores are now full of books about “buying a short sale at discounted prices.” Websites promise bargains on short sale homes or promote “foreclosure lists” for a reasonable fee. In reality, there are good buys on short sale homes, but there is also a high price to pay; the process of locating, buying a short [...]

2023-07-19T20:11:43-04:00Real Estate Law|
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