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Real Estate Disputes Archives

Florida brokers and escrow accounts: 3 FAQs

The rules and regulations governing the expectations of real estate brokers in Florida are complex. Although resolution of a dispute depends on the details of the case, the following general information is beneficial for most brokers in the state:

Buying or selling property in 2019? Tips to avoid a dispute.

Looking to purchase or sell residential or commercial property in Florida in 2019? Before closing on a transaction, it is wise to take some basic steps to protect your interests. The following tips can help protect you from becoming the victim of a real estate dispute:

When a river’s path changes, do ownership rights follow suit?

Florida is known for its waterfront property. Those who are interested in real estate that includes river front property may notice that, over time, the river’s bed moves. This likely triggers questions about property rights. Namely, when the river’s bed moves, do property rights change? This is one question to discuss with an attorney before purchasing real estate in Florida that contains riverfront property.

What happens when FL city planners and developers disagree?

City planners and developers often want the same thing … except when they do not. While both parties may want to improve the city, it is not uncommon for the two to disagree on what will achieve this goal. A recent case provides an example. The case involves a group of city planners that took issue with a developer that was attempting to develop a senior living project. The project was set to take 0.6 acres of prime downtown property and convert it into a unique project that included living spaces, personalized programs and vibrant amenities for senior citizens.

Issues that lead to real estate litigation

Real estate disputes can be caused by a range of problems, some of which are very easy to fix and others that require litigation to solve. Depending on the dispute, you very well could find yourself sitting face-to-face with the other party in a courtroom because you've exhausted all other options. Let's take a look at the issues that can lead to real estate litigation when involved in a dispute.

Fisher Island condo sold after legal dispute involving buyer

A condo on Fisher Island was recently sold after a previous legal dispute involving the buyer was resolved. The condo on Fisher Island was purchased for $6.44 million by a Mexican billionaire. The unit, which is part of Bayview at Fisher Island was purchased through the Antarctica International entity.

Disclosures needed when selling your home

Are you getting ready to list your home on the market in Fort Lauderdale, Florida? You likely have heard that there are some items that you need to disclose to potential buyers when making the sale. These disclosures are very important and shouldn't be skipped over or else you might find yourself in the middle of a real estate dispute.

Why should I have an attorney with me at closing?

If you are preparing to buy or sell a home in Fort Lauderdale, there are quite a few reasons why you need a real estate attorney at the closing. Not only is closing an exciting day, it's also a stressful day. You will be signing a ton of paperwork. You could also run into some real estate disputes about the property. So, why should you have an attorney at closing? Let's take a look at some reasons in this post.

Issues that can occur during the closing on a home purchase

Buying a home in Florida is the goal of many Americans for various reasons. Some people want to retire in Florida. Others want to move to the Sunshine State and start a family, allowing their children the opportunity to grow up in a warmer climate. Whatever your reason, the closing process of buying a home might not always go smoothly. There are some issues that can arise when trying to close on the purchase of a home in Fort Lauderdale.

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