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New Florida Condo Rules: What You Need to Know!

Thu Jul 11, 2024 on Blog, Florida Real Estate & News

New Florida Condo Rules: What You Need to Know!

As we discussed in┬áprevious blogs, new laws affecting Florida condominium ownership were presented in the aftermath of the horrific 2021 Surfside, Florida tragedy. Ultimately, the Florida State Legislature in 2022 failed to agree of a package of safety reforms which would have required inspections of older buildings, mandated monetary reserves for condominium associations, and provided public transparency for maintenance and […]

The New Florida Rules of Civil Procedure: How Will They Affect You?

Thu Jun 27, 2024 on News

The New Florida Rules of Civil Procedure: How Will They Affect You?

As many of you may have been reading, the Florida Supreme Court recently issued a major overhaul of the Rules of Civil Procedure, effective January 1, 2025 by issuing two separate per curium opinions which introduce substantial changes to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, SC2023-0962 and SC2024-0662. These changes are meant to streamline case management, encourage cooperation among parties, […]

Assumable Mortgages: One Option to High Mortgage Rates

Tue May 14, 2024 on Florida Real Estate & News

Assumable Mortgages: One Option to High Mortgage Rates

With mortgage interest rates still hovering above 7% on a 30-year fixed loan, many home buyers are seeking financing alternatives. One such option is assumable mortgages which are low-rate mortgages that home buyers take over from sellers. While popular in the 1980s when mortgage rates climbed to 18%, assumable mortgages are making a comeback. Where can one find an assumable […]

Technology and Residential Real Estate: Smart Bathrooms

Thu Apr 25, 2024 on Blog

Technology and Residential Real Estate: Smart Bathrooms

How will innovation and technology transform our homes in the future? According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, tech-driven bathrooms in many high-end U.S. homes will be the trend. Post-pandemic wellness concerns both for detection and for monitoring of our health seem to drive this trend. Smart bathroom technology is already in use in hospitals and hotels. For […]