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How a contractor can file a lien on your South Florida property

Many South Florida residents purchase a home that they know will need some work. The condition of the home may even be a major part of the initial real estate sale, with the home labeled "as is" for prospective buyers. Anyone willing to enter into a real estate transaction while fully aware of the issues that need to be addressed will likely move quickly to hire contractors to complete the work.

Real estate disputes can arise over contract terms

Some of our South Florida readers may believe that pouring over contracts in search of unfavorable terms is something that only takes place between businesses in corporate boardrooms. Sometimes, that is correct, but the reality is that even those individuals and families who are engaging in a residential real estate sale need to be aware of what a real estate contract says and how those terms could come into play in a real estate dispute.

What real estate problems were addressed in 2015?

Every year seems to bring about a new dynamic in the real estate market, particularly in South Florida. Inventory will rise or fall, as listing and purchasing prices and a wide range of other factors that can play a role in the overall health of any given real estate market. Real estate disputes can also pop up, whether they are between buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, or property owners and zoning officials. So, what were some of the most common real estate problems that were addressed in 2015?

The legal concept of "deed in lieu of foreclosure"

South Florida residents who are facing financial challenges will typically explore every option they can to stave off the worst results. For some, this may mean making temporary sacrifices to delay the inevitable - a foreclosure. Despite a slow and steady rebound in the national housing market, there are still plenty of individuals and families who have a tough time making their monthly mortgage payment. And, if they are on the brink of foreclosure, these people are right to consider their options.

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