November 27, 2019

Selling a Florida Home: What Are My Disclosure Obligations?

Guidance on what residential real estate sellers must tell prospective home buyers when selling a house in Florida. Florida, like many other states, requires sellers of homes and other residential properties to make certain disclosures […]
January 20, 2017

What You Need For Your Real Estate Closing

You just signed for your first home buying purchase and you’re so excited to get your keys!! It’s true, Real Estate is STILL one of the best ways to invest and you did it! The inspection […]
January 9, 2017

FHA Creates More Borrowers

“This is a fiscally responsible measure to price our mortgage insurance in a way that protects our insurance fund while preserving the dream of homeownership for credit-qualified borrowers.”  Julian Castro, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) […]
December 30, 2016

The Holidays at James N Brown PA

As another year ends a new one begins, all of us at James N Brown Pa wish you and your families a very safe and Happy Holiday Season and a very very Happy New Year! […]
August 5, 2016

Closing Time – Fast or Delayed Title Attorney

In the last year new TRID rules have changed the closing process. Title companies have experienced many ups and downs with the process but as time has gone on, mastering these changes has been essential […]
June 19, 2016

Wire Fraud on The Rise – Protect Yourself

Protect yourself and know that wire fraud is on the rise with hackers attacking both realtors emails as well as title companies! In todays cyber world it’s no surprise that we’ve opened ourselves up to […]
May 30, 2016

Closing Cost Estimator

At James N Brown PA we’re always looking for way to make the process of home buying and selling an easier one! With the Sellers, Buyers, and Borrowers Calculators you can estimate your costs quickly […]
March 31, 2016

Mortgage Phishing Scam

Mortgage Phishing Scams Scams are on the rise across the board and mortgage scams are the latest to hit the real estate world. The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of Realtors is sending […]
March 14, 2016

New FRPTA Rules. Know it! Understand it! Benefit from it!

Recent changes to FIRPTA  (U.S. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980) are impaction foreign investors and benefiting the real estate community! Here are the changes: 1. The law doubles the maximum amount of […]
February 16, 2016

Giving Back at Saint Ann’s Place in West Palm Beach

We’re always looking for ways to give back at James N Brown PA. In the month of February we were recruited to participate with Jackie Brown and her boyfriend David Hall, sophomores at Cardinal Newman […]
December 30, 2015

Happy New Year 2016!

From all of us at James N Brown Pa… HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s been a great year as we’ve entered into a better season for Real Estate. That means we’ve done more Title Attorney work […]
November 30, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!!

We are incredibly thankful for you! It’s said so much but it’s very true that without you what we’ve accomplished this year wouldn’t be possible. Together as a team the James N Brown Staff works […]
October 27, 2015

The New TRID – What you need to know!

The new TRID or TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure is designed to help borrowers understand the terms of their home financing transaction. The forms were created to first be easy to read for the borrower. Most borrowers will […]
October 14, 2015

Sellers Closing Cost Calculator

[QRIDX_SCCC]   Buyer Closing Cost Estimate Borrower Closing Cost Estimate – Refinance
August 6, 2015

Real Estate Law – 1031 Exchange

What’s a 1031 Exchange? Simply stated, a 1031 Exchange is exchanging one business or investment asset for another in Real Estate. Ultimately the exchange allows you as a tax payer to not pay capital gains. […]
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