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- Ways Real Estate Lawyers Transfer Property
There are a number of ways in which real estate lawyers are able to transfer property from one owner to another. This is called conveyancing and is a legal means of property transfer.
- Real Estate Foreclosure and Disclosure
The disclosure of certain details about real estate deals is usually misunderstood. What may be provided is not often known. This may be due to constant changes in disclosure laws.
- How to Fight a Post-Foreclosure Deficiency Judgment in Florida
Even with the national economy and housing market on the upswing, Florida continues to have one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the U.S.
- Distressed Homeowners: Know Your Rights Under the Florida Fair Foreclosure Act
Florida was among the hardest hit states in the national housing crisis, and state courts are still dealing with the flood of foreclosures crowding dockets. In 2013, the Florida Fair Foreclosure Act (“FFFA”) was signed into law in attempt to unclog the court system with an expedited foreclosure process that both hurts and helps distressed homeowners.
- Ways to Stop Foreclosure
There are several ways that homeowners can help guard against foreclosure so that they can keep their homes and avoid the negative consequences of this action.
- Rights of California Renters when the Property Is Sold
In some situations, California landlords decide to rent out their properties until they are able to find a buyer. When a unit is sold that is occupied by a renter in California, the renter still has many tenant rights that must be honored and respected. Simply selling the property does not usually justify an immediate eviction of a tenant.
- Can You Recover from Bankruptcy and Foreclosure
Former homeowners who have been foreclosed on have to go through an entire year of loss after loss. First, they lose their home and have to relocate. Next, they have to figure out how to re-establish credit because they have lost their once good credit rating. Then, as homeowners attempt to put this behind them, they go to the mailbox and receive a 1099. A 1099A or 1099C is issued by the creditor for the abandonment or cancellation of debt.
- Forming an LLC to Purchase Real Estate
Limited liability companies (“LLCs”) are the entity of choice for most transactions involving the purchase and/or development of real estate. There are many situations in which another entity may be used, as, for instance, when a company owns various assets, only one of which is real estate. Still, LLCs predominate.
- Avoiding Foreclosure and Eviction without an Attorney in California
Foreclosure is a scary, cumbersome process that often renders homeowners desperate for help, and all too often they call upon unqualified, or unethical, self-proclaimed foreclosure defense attorneys or advocates.
- Notice of Assignment of Mortgage before Suit Is Not a Defense to Foreclosure in Florida
Recently foreclosure defense attorneys have argued that FL Stat. 559.715 is a condition precedent to foreclosure and a defense to foreclosure. Recently the 2nd DCA finally rules on the issue and held otherwise.