January 12, 2022

When Will This Skyrocketing Market End?

Florida attorney Jim Brown discusses the white-hot real estate market and gives his insight on what has caused it and when it will come to an end.
January 6, 2022

IRAC & Writing Powerful Addendums Pt. 2

Being an effective communicator is key to being a good realtor. Here are 2 tools to make you the best agent you can be.
December 21, 2021

IRAC & Writing Powerful Addendums Pt. 1

Being an effective communicator is key to being a good realtor. Here are 2 tools to make you the best agent you can be.
December 7, 2021

Team or Group Advertising – Are you doing it right?

Florida attorney Jim Brown goes over the rules of team and group advertising at your brokerage. The controlling rules can be found at Florida Administrative Code R. 61J2-10.026 and Florida Statute 475.
November 30, 2021

How to Close (or REFI) When the Seller Has Creditor Liens

Florida attorney Jim Brown reveals how to close or refinance when the seller has creditor liens - FL Statute 222.01
November 17, 2021

Homestead Portability & “Apportionment”

Florida attorney Jim Brown explains homestead portability rules and "apportionment" - the little known secret.
November 9, 2021

Basic Mechanics of 1031 Exchanges

Florida attorney Jim Brown talks about the basic mechanics of 1031 like-kind exchanges and explains what it means to "defer" taxes.
November 2, 2021

Changes in the Law – Open Permits

The Statute (FL Stat 553.79) controlling the closure of open permits was revised October 19, 2019.
October 20, 2021

Nov. 1, 2021 FL FAR/BAR Contract Revisions

There are 4 big changes to the new contract form and several other changes that can have big impacts. Please familiarize yourself with all the changes outlined below.
September 30, 2021

PBC Wiping All Code Liens

Have a building or home in Palm Beach County with a code violation fine that resulted in a lien? It can be reduced to zero and released if you act fast. Yes, even if it’s for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
September 23, 2021

Renting – When Do You Lose Homestead?

Florida attorney Jim Brown answers the frequent question asked by realtors, “My homeowner wants to rent their property, when will their homestead benefit go away?”
September 7, 2021

Interpreting Contract Effective Dates

Florida attorney Jim Brown explains how to correctly interpret effective date on your contract (FloridaRealtors/Florida FarBar-ASIS-5 REV.4/17 2017)
July 20, 2021

Offers & Commissions in a Hot Seller’s Market

Florida attorney Jim Brown talks about how to manage multiple offers in today's hot seller's market.
July 9, 2021

FAR-BAR Financing Contingency EXPLAINED

Florida attorney Jim Brown explains paragraph 8 of the FAR-BAR "AS IS" Residential Contract (Financing Contingency).
June 15, 2020

FIRPTA – What is it, and how to strategize with buyers and sellers

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