Melbourne, Florida, is known to be a popular place for real estate development. The area has an array of properties for both permanent residents and those visiting the state as tourists or on business. When something is seriously wrong with one of those properties, one or more affected parties may pursue real estate litigation. That happened recently over a condominium in Coral Gables that was overrun by rodents.
A man from Poinciana Villages is challenging the results of a recent homeowners' association election. At stake could be the right for homeowners to be on the association's board of directors, to know exactly how the homeowners' association fees are spent and how the neighborhood is governed by the association.
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.