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.
October 12, 2021
A Buyers’ and Sellers’ Guide to Multiple Offer Negotiations
Information for Buyers In some situations sellers will have several competing purchase offers to consider. Sellers have several ways to deal with multiple offers. Sellers can […]
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 1, 2021
Use of ‘Escalation Clause’ Skyrockets in Hot Seller’s Market
As escalation clauses become more popular during this hot seller’s market, buyers should consider the pros and cons of using them – as well as the […]
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 9, 2021
Five Myths About Wills and Probate
Most of us don’t know a lot about the law of wills, trusts, or probate – after all, they’re topics none of us really want to […]
November 21, 2019
Selling a Home in Florida? Key Legal Requirements
From contract forms to closings, here is what sellers of a Florida home should expect and plan for. Selling a home in Florida can be different […]
November 7, 2019
Mold in Rentals and Landlord’s Responsibility
Learn about your landlord’s liability for mold problems, how to get rid of mold, and how to prevent it in the first place. Mold is an […]
July 16, 2019
Home Buying Agent vs. Real Estate Attorney
Purchasing a home will likely be the largest and most significant transaction of your life, which is why many people choose to hire a real estate […]
July 11, 2019
What Do Real Estate Attorneys Do?
So you’ve decided to take the big step of buying a home. It’s probably the biggest purchase and most expensive investment you’ll ever make. But it’s […]
July 11, 2019
8 Tips for Choosing A Foreclosure Attorney
8 tips for choosing a foreclosure attorney Many homeowners fight foreclosure by hiring lawyers to represent them. Read on for eight tips for finding and selecting […]
July 11, 2019
New Construction Home Inspections: Are They Necessary?
In the midst of the last recession that crippled the U.S. real estate economy, new construction home inspections virtually disappeared. For several years, there was too […]
July 11, 2019
Attention Home Buyers: Why You Need A Lawyer
Although using the services of an attorney can easily add several thousand dollars to the cost of a real estate transaction, it’s often money well spent. […]
July 11, 2019
When Should I Hire a Foreclosure Attorney?
When it comes to foreclosure, hiring an attorney early in the process helps ensure that you have more options available to you than what might be […]
July 11, 2019
Neighbor Disputes: What to Do When Your Neighbor Invades Your Property
There is a saying “tall fences make good neighbors.” For many people this could be true. However, there are some neighbors who do not respect tall […]
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