Homeowners expect to see a lawyer twice in the span of possessing a house or condominium. The first time is when it is time to close on a home, and the second is when it is time for someone else to close while they are buying it. People often feel like something went wrong if a lawyer shows up some other time.
Land disputes are one of many types of real estate matters that often lead to individuals having to resolve their differences in court. Riparian (water) use and ownership, easements and land boundary and title issues are some of the more common concerns that give way to lawsuits.
An easement is essentially a situation in which a nonowner of a property is granted use of it. Although legal, there are several grounds on which most easements can be terminated.
A 2017 Community Associations Institute study revealed that nearly 70 million Americans resided within homeowners, cooperative or condo associations. A 2015 Coalition for Community Housing Policy in the Public Interest study revealed that 72% of those who lived in these communities were previously involved in a dispute with them. There are common matters that residents and associations fight over. There are also cost-effective ways of settling them.
The Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board has flagged a 2018 report that an appraiser wrote in 2018, contending it includes falsified information.
Your home most likely is your biggest investment, and when you've been through all the steps required to purchase the property, from negotiating the purchase price to securing the mortgage loan, you're understandably a bit antsy to sign the final papers, get the keys and move in.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed legislation that returns a right to homeowners. They now can grow vegetables in their yards.
Your home is your castle, and that includes the property that you own around it. The boundaries of your property are important because they determine where you can do things you want and where your neighbors are free to do what they want.
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.