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The Fair Housing Act and Disability Discrimination

Home is meant to be a place of safety, comfort, and belonging. Sadly, for individuals with disabilities, the search for suitable housing can be fraught with obstacles and discrimination. The Fair Housing Act (FHA) was established to dismantle these barriers, ensuring equal housing opportunities for all.  Defining Disability Under the Fair Housing Act The FHA […]

Florida Partition of Property: What to Know

Joint property ownership can be convenient, but it can also lead to disputes. When co-owners can no longer agree on how to manage a property, Florida partition law offers a solution. If you’re facing disagreements over shared assets in Florida, here’s what you should know. What Is a Partition Action? A partition action is a […]

Residential Evictions: A Comprehensive Guide for Landlords

Evictions are stressful situations for both landlords and tenants. The legal complexities involved residential evictions can be overwhelming for a landlord without legal experience, and mistakes can lead to costly delays or worse.  Reasons for Eviction in Florida Before initiating residential evictions in Florida, it’s essential to be aware of the legally valid reasons for […]

Florida Law Limits Condo and HOA from Restricting Installation of Renewable Resources Such as Solar Panels

While broad powers are afforded to condominium and homeowner associations to regulate and limit the rights of unit and homeowners on what improvements can be made to their property when living in a planned urban development, there are limitations and Florida law limits Condo and HOA from restricting installation of renewable resources such as solar […]

Condo Water Leak Who is Responsible?

Is there a water leak in your condo that has caused damage to your unit and you want to know who is responsible to pay for the repairs? The first priority is to determine the source of the water intrusion. Next, what was damaged by the water is important for a variety of reasons, which […]

Getting “Slapped” with a SLAPP Suit?

Are you getting “slapped” with a SLAPP Suit? To start, a “S.L.A.P.P.” suit refers to “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” and both the Florida Condominium Act and HOA Act have prohibitions against these types of lawsuits.  But what does prohibitions against these types of suits really mean?  In short, a “SLAPP” suit in the context […]

Tips for Making an Offer on a Home

Finding the right home for your family can be a stressful task, so here are some tips for making an offer on a home. 1. Know How Offers Function As a buyer you should have a basic understanding on how offers on real estate function, so you can be highly involved and competitive in the […]

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