This article explains the importance of Florida quitclaim deeds, often used to transfer ownership interest in a property.
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.
Cybercrime can be devastating to real estate professionals and their clients. The following checklist offers some best practices to help you curb the risk of cybercrime. Because data protection and cybersecurity laws differ across the country, NAR recommends that you work with an attorney licensed in your state to help you develop cybersecurity-related programs, policies, […]
Closing a real estate deal between the buyer and seller is a delicate process that requires paperwork, walk-throughs, and other professionals to progress the sale along. If the property suffers physical damage before the closing completes, it is important to know what is responsible to repair it or to ensure the home receives all due […]
Florida attorney Jim Brown reveals how to close or refinance when the seller has creditor liens – FL Statute 222.01
An eviction in Florida is predicated on the concept that the occupant has a legal right to occupy the premises. In contrast, an ejectment is based on the reality that the occupant has no such legal right. Evictions and ejectments are similar in that both are controlled by specific statutes and both result in the […]
Florida attorney Jim Brown explains homestead portability rules and “apportionment” – the little known secret.
Florida attorney Jim Brown talks about the basic mechanics of 1031 like-kind exchanges and explains what it means to “defer” taxes.
The Statute (FL Stat 553.79) controlling the closure of open permits was revised October 19, 2019.
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 accept the “best” offer; they can inform all potential purchasers that other offers are “on the table”; they can “counter” one offer while putting the other offers to the […]