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 deal with. But we should all know the basics, […]
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 than selling one in any other state, both in […]
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 environmental hazard that can cause concern among renters. Across […]
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 agent to assist in the search and negotiate on […]
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 not a simple process. There are a lot of […]
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 a foreclosure defense attorney, and what to expect. HUD […]
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 much available housing inventory at too low a price […]
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. Read on to find out how an attorney will […]
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 available later in the foreclosure process. For example, a […]
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 fences or any other border. There are a few […]
July 11, 2019

5 Things Your Real Estate Attorney Wishes You Knew

Real estate attorneys aren’t always the most popular people on the block. Hey, I’m a lawyer, so I fully appreciate why some people don’t like us. We’re expensive, we’re often difficult to get a hold […]
April 29, 2015

West Palm Beach Real Estate and All Aboard

All Aboard Florida and the City of West Palm Beach have finally struck a deal for the benefit of the city after a year of intense negotiations. The agreed upon deal allows for an access road […]
March 2, 2015

Protecting Your Client From the Real Estate Contract

2014 Far/Bar and Far Bar As-is (not Far)  “Additional Terms” to protect particular parties Downtown West Palm Beach Realtors take note! There are some discrepancies in the 2014 Far Bar and Far Bar As-Is contract […]
February 8, 2015

Social Media Advertising for Realtors

Real Estate Law While forums and social media are one of the best ways to reach your target audiences and engage with current potential buyers and sellers, they can also be a very troublesome area […]
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