A Florida family is out $77,000, the apparent victims of a scam in a real estate transaction. The extended family – a woman and her boyfriend, her mother, sister and brother-in-law – pooled their money to buy a home in Jensen Beach.
Florida could become one of only a few states to permit remote online notarizations, a move that could encourage investments in real estate from out-of-state residents.
Americans have a lot of options when it comes to where they live. Some live in condos so that they can have some of the benefits of the shared spaces and so they can have maintenance done for them. Others living in duplexes and other multi-home structures. Still others simply continue to rent apartments and do not own a home at all.
Tired of waiting for the completion of their new homes in a luxury condominium project in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, eight buyers have sued to get out of their contracts and be given a refund of their deposits.
Buying a mobile home has been a solution for many Floridians over the years for retirees who want to downsize and lead a low-maintenance lifestyle and those looking for an affordable first home. A trend in the southern part of the state is changing things.
One of the great things about living in a Florida community with a homeowners association is you can feel confident nothing crazy will happen that will impact your property values.
Even in the digital era, buying a home still results in printed paperwork when the sale is finalized. When you bought your property, you put the closing documents away in the filing cabinet, but your spring cleaning unearthed it.
You can choose your house, but you can't choose your neighbors. Even if you try to be a good neighbor, there may come a time when you run into trouble. For example, boundary disputes are common.
Buying a home is one of the most exciting times of your life. Unfortunately, your good times can turn bad if you run into one setback after the next.
Can zoning laws be enacted to allow Florida communities to keep residents from planting vegetable gardens or fruit trees in their front yards?