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Landlord Tenant

Rights and Duties of Landlord According to Florida Law

Renting a house, apartment, or condo requires a valid legal contract; a rental agreement. While it is always best to have a written lease, a verbal agreement may also be used if the lease term is for less than one year. Either way, a lease awards rights to, and imposes obligations on, both landlord and […]

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Real Estate Fraud

How COVID-19 is Causing Fraud in the Real Estate World

COVID-19 COVID-19 a potentially severe respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus and characterized by fever, coughing, and shortness of breath. COVID-19 is having an impact on many things in our everyday lives. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has provided increased opportunities to those looking to commit real estate fraud. 

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Real Estate Taxes

A Guide to Florida’s Real Estate and Property Taxes

Real Estate Taxes Floridians, like most everyone around the world, pay taxes. Florida is one of a few states that does not have state income tax making the state a popular place to retire.  Florida does have a property tax on all properties you own, and if you are renting or selling that property, you […]

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COVID-19

How COVID-19 Could Impact the Real Estate Market

Is Real Estate an Essential Business Amid COVID-19 Concerns? Real estate is considered an essential business in Florida as of March 28, 2020. The Department of Homeland Security considers commercial and residential real estate to be in the critical infrastructure category. Social distancing is strongly encouraged to minimize the spread of Covid-19. What is COVID-19? […]

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Home Offers

How to Make a Strong Offer On the Home You want

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. If you find the home you want with a low interest rate, it is wise to make an offer. These tips will help you get the home of your dreams. Tips to Success When Buying a Home You have found a […]

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Real Estate Attorney

Why You Need a Real Estate Attorney Who Works With Your Title Company

How Does a Real Estate Attorney Help Buyers? A real estate attorney advises potential property owners by overseeing the quality of the title to their purchase. They help real estate transactions go more smoothly by negotiating contracts, reviewing purchase agreements, attending the closing and ensuring the deed is delivered and properly recorded. A real estate […]

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Real Estate Investing

Real Estate Investing – Tricks of the Trade and Why It Is Profitable

Real Estate Investing Many potential investors want to build wealth and invest in commercial or residential real estate, but do not know where to begin. An investor should not begin investing in any type of real estate until they are knowledgeable.   All types of intelligent investing results from an analysis of risk and reward, and […]

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Escrow

A Simple Guide to Understanding Escrow and Why You Need It

What is Escrow? Escrow is when two parties arrange to have an impartial third party escrow provider hold money, paperwork, and other assets on each party’s behalf until areal estate transaction has been finalized. Understanding the escrow process helps you minimize any risks, so you can move forward with your real estate transaction comfortably. The […]

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Title Insurance

What is Title Insurance and Why You Need to Have It!

Title Insurance  Title insurance is a one-time payment, and it covers homeowners and their heirs for the entire time you own the home. Title insurance protects property buyers and mortgage lenders against defects or problems with a title when there is a transfer of property ownership. Title insurance protects the policyholder from any losses should […]

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Title Company

How Your Title Company Works Alongside Your Real Estate Attorney to Protect Your Interests

Real Estate Attorneys and Title Companies A title company searches and examines title, processes all aspects of file prior to closing, arranges for and conducts the closing and disburses funds and records documents to complete the purchase and sale. Real estate attorneys specialize in the legal aspects of buying and selling real estate properties and […]

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