Buying and selling a home in Florida can be a confusing process. There are many laws and codes for buyers and sellers to peruse, and the number and complexity of them may seem daunting. But these laws contain many ways of saving money and protecting a home from financial problems down the road.
Preparing an estate plan leads a person or family to consider the future of the assets built up over a long and productive lifetime. Everyone has the right to make determinations about how their property, assets and investments are bequeathed to family, organizations or trusts.
Real estate disputes are sometime long and drawn out processes that end up costing considerable money. It looks as if one company in Florida that built a timeshare property might have a long battle to fight because they are unable to get the certificate of occupancy so that timeshare owners can move into the property.
The homebuying process can be an eye-opening experience for the first-time homeowner. Once they've been pre-approved for a loan and put in an offer, the buying process can seem as if it comes to a standstill from the perspective of the eager buyer. The back-and-forth communication that's so frequent during the earlier stages are much less so until your lender or attorney's office reaches out to you to schedule the closing.
The city of Boca Raton is currently being sued by two of its residents for what they allege to be an illegal bending of the city's zoning regulations. The two residents have unsuccessfully filed two different lawsuits against the city since March of last year, with the plaintiffs arguing each time that the city's issuance of a permit for the construction of a synagogue violates its land-use rules.
Making sure that all your bases are covered when you are working on a real estate transaction is necessary to ensure that your interests are protected. There are several things that can happen that might require you to take further action when you are in this situation.
You didn't mean to fall behind on your payments, but month after month, you couldn't pay the bill for your home. Now, you've been served a notice, and your home is going to auction.
Residents of Melbourne, Florida, engage in a high volume of real estate transactions. Many of these transactions go well, and lead to development that directly benefits the community. Some of the transactions, however, do not go well, and those can result in real estate litigation. Transactions that go awry can include those for timeshares.
Going through foreclosure is a difficult process whether you own residential or commercial property. Foreclosure is the end of an era for a property owner that has come due to the loss of a job, debt, illness or even the death of a family member. Foreclosures happen across the state of Florida quite often, but you need to make yourself aware of the most common foreclosure scams in order to protect yourself.
When you purchase a home, you will find out if you are bound by the bylaws of a homeowner's association (HOA). The HOA is something that can make life more enjoyable or more difficult, depending on what side of the matter you are on.