Real estate litigation can encompass a variety of cases. Each type of case has its own points that must be considered. If you are facing any situation that could lead to litigation, you should take the time to learn about the possible ways that you might respond to the issue.
You may assume that pulling out of a real estate sale or purchase is virtually impossible to do. There are circumstances, though, in which either a buyer or seller may pull out of the contract, each with their own respective penalties for doing so.
For readers who may not understand what a Ponzi scheme or swindle is, this post will start with a brief explanation. Providing this explanation can help you and other Florida residents recognize any red flags that may indicate a possible securities fraud.
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.