How FAR-BAR real estate documents change regularly

Every few years, legal and real estate professionals in Florida are making important updates to their FARBAR real estate contracts. This is necessary to redefine what buyers’ and sellers’ responsibilities are. This is important to ensure that everyone understands the...

Regulating the short-term rental

Short-term rentals for houses, condos or apartments are becoming popular alternatives to hotels and motels. Regulations for short-term rentals have increased due to concerns about the quality of housing, the credibility of the owners and the safety of the tenants....

When you need a real estate lawyer

Attorneys may help make Florida real estate deals go much more smoothly and give both buyers and sellers valuable protection in the contract. You might want to avoid the extra expense of legal counsel in a real estate transaction, but you could be less protected than...

How do beneficiaries sell inherited property?

When someone bequeaths valuable property, the recipient may feel appreciation along with an understanding of reality. Inheriting a Florida home, for example, comes with expenses and responsibilities. The same might be valid with other inherited items. For many heirs...

How an attorney helps you invest in real estate

When Florida residents are buying a home, they want to make sure that the process is done properly and legally. Some people handle real estate closings on their own, taking care of all the documents necessary to get the deal done. While this is not impossible to do,...

What to know about getting property zoning changes

You may have found the perfect spot for your next property development project. Perhaps, an aging strip mall is now for sale and you see it as the ideal place for a new senior living condo building with stores on the first level. Or you find undeveloped piece of land...