Why Real Estate Agents Need to Understand Florida Homestead Law

BEFORE Preparing a Sales Contract

Florida’s homestead law is one of the most generous in the United States. Florida’s Constitution provides that homestead is (1) exempt from forced sale; (2) devise and alienation is restricted; and (3) homestead affords tax exemptions. Of primary importance to real estate agents are the restrictions on alienation of homestead property.

Residential Inspections and Repairs – Procedures and Pitfalls

By: Jeffrey A. Grebe, Esq

Inspections and repairs in residential real estate transactions can be a major source of disputes between buyers and sellers. Many of these disputes arise simply because the parties (and often their real estate agents) do not fully understand or follow the inspection...

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