Disclosure is a very important term in the world of real estate in the state of Florida. It doesn't just mean disclosing the state of your home or property in an effort to sell it. Disclosure also involves uncovering other potential issues that could affect your ability to sell the property. Today, we will discuss real estate disclosure in Florida.
Living in communities protected by a homeowner's association's (HOA) covenants and restrictions can be both a blessing and curse. While many see themselves as building in an added layer of protection for their investment by living in these types of communities, when disputes arise, it's common for their choice to live in one to be seen as a mistake.
When you want to take someone to court, you'll go through the process of litigation. In real estate, there's always a chance that you may need to sue or pursue a claim in court. Perhaps a contract is breached or a tenant does not pay on time. Regardless of the event, if you want the court to hear your case, this is the process you need.
"Buyer's remorse" is something that almost everyone recognizes. At some point in your life, you've probably purchased something that wasn't in your budget and paid more for it than you intended.
If you purchase a home in Florida and discover immediately afterward that there are issues that the seller did not disclose before the closing, you may be able to file a lawsuit against them. Keep in mind that not every potential problem that you encounter with your home is something that the previous owner should tell you about. Some issues that may occur after you close on your home are natural, such as the settling of the foundation.
A condo association in Ponte Vedra has accused a builder of not providing an easement that the two sides had previously agreed upon. The condo association is called The Innlet at Ponte Vedra Beach Condominium Association, and it is pursing legal action against a builder known as Dream Finders Homes.
What happens if you decide to sell a house and then get seller's regret before the deal is even done? Can you back out? What's the worst that can happen if you refuse to go through with the deal?
Now, more than two months since the Denver-based property management real estate market giant, Aimco, filed their lawsuit against Airbnb in Miami-Dade County's Circuit Court system, their case might finally be getting its day in court. The publicly-traded plaintiff in this case alleges that the defedant, a popular short-term rental website, encouraged its users to engage in the illegal subletting of their units at both Miami's Bay Parc Plaza and South Beach's Famingo Towers apartments complexes.
Living in a community of townhomes or condominiums can have its advantages, but it can also have its disadvantages. Some purposely move to these communities for the homeowner's association. Others move there in spite of the homeowner's association. Each homeowner's association is different in Florida, but there are similarities. What are the common homeowner association regulations?
The increase in popularity of Airbnb and short-term housing rental sites in the past few years has created a whole new host of legal dilemmas for Florida condo and homeowner's associations. Disputes have emerged over issues surrounding the use over an homeowner's property, which has resulted in an understanding that condo owners are not entitled to lease access to their residences on an unrestricted basis as they may want to.