Real Estate and Title Searches: Why Are They Important?

A title search is a detailed examination of the historical records concerning a property. These records include deeds, court records, property and name indexes, and many other documents. The goal of this process is to verify the seller’s right to transfer ownership and discover any potential issues with the property’s title that could affect its […]

Can I Get Out of a Real Estate Contract?

In the shimmering high-rise skyline of Miami or the sprawling coastal retreats of Palm Beach, buying or selling property is no small decision. The stakes are high, both emotionally and financially. At the heart of every property transaction lies the real estate contract, a legally binding agreement between buyer and seller that outlines the terms […]

Can a Condo Association Deny an Emotional Support Animal?

Having an emotional support animal in Florida can be a great way to live with emotional or psychological disabilities. However, living in a condo comes with its own set of rules, and an ESA may or may not be allowed in the condos owned by a condominium association. The Fair Housing Act (FHA) says it […]

The Basics of Boundary Disputes in Florida

The state of Florida has continued to be a fast-growing part of the country. Because of this, owning land has continued to be a great investment and a way to build long-term wealth.  As owning land can come with a lot of value, there are situations in which two parties may dispute the ownership and […]

Landlord Tenant Disputes: How an Attorney Can Help

Signing a lease with a tenant in Florida is a business transaction wherein both parties agree to uphold their end of the agreement. Most of the time, these agreements work just fine, and both tenant and landlord do not have an issue. Unfortunately, landlord tenant disputes sometimes arise because one party feels the other is […]

The Florida Homeowners’ Association Act: What You Should Know

There are roughly 50,000 homeowner’s associations (HOAs) across Florida, many of which are appreciated by residents. As with anything, however, not all of the vast number of HOAs are efficiently operated. Remember, the members of the Board of Directors are all volunteers and there  is no legal requirement that they be a lawyer, accountant, engineer […]

Getting Familiar With HOA Laws in Florida

Buying a new condo or townhome in Florida? It is important to ensure you are aware of the HOA laws surrounding homeowners associations (HOAs) in Florida. Understanding these laws before signing a purchase agreement can help ensure your investment is protected. Numerous statutes outline HOA rules and regulations, meaning you are protected as a condo […]

The Most Common Residential Construction Disputes

Residential construction projects can be a great investment, but they can also be a source of major disputes between homeowners and contractors. The most common issues that arise during construction projects include payments, delays, project scope, and quality of work. However, these are just some of the many issues that can occur, so it is […]

Can I Sue My HOA in Florida

Suing your HOA might seem like an attractive option if you feel that it is not fulfilling its duties, but there are a few things to consider before taking legal action. If you are wondering about suing your HOA in Florida, it is vital to consider an alternative dispute resolution first instead of directly suing […]

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