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6 Steps to Create an LLC in Florida

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Dec 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

A limited liability company is one method of structuring a business in Florida, but you'll want to ensure you handle the paperwork the right way. Starting a business in Florida is an exciting time in your life. After all, you could be putting yourself on the path to financial freedom if your comp...

Your Complete Guide to Mortgage Documents

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Nov 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

Having these 5 mortgage documents on hand before you apply can streamline the approval process and make it easier to buy a home Purchasing a home or commercial property is a major step in anyone's life because it can help set you up for the future. The process can also be overwhelming because the...

Do You Need Real Estate Buyer Representation?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Oct 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

Selecting an attorney to supply real estate buyer representation is advantageous, even if you already have a real estate agent.  A lot goes into purchasing a home. You'll often begin by browsing the available listings and contacting a real estate agent once you find one that interests you. Some h...

7 Reasons to Get Seller Representation

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Sep 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Don't try to sell your property alone. Hiring the right real estate attorney helps you take all the right steps to ensure a smooth closing process. Key takeaways:  There are many reasons to hire an attorney as a seller. An attorney can help with paperwork and ensure you avoid charges from th...

Why a Lease Review Is Advisable in Florida

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Sep 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

Having a professional look over your lease agreement before signing it could eliminate future problems Whether you're renting a home or looking to move your business into an updated commercial property, you'll have to sign a lease to make the agreement legally binding. This lease shields your rig...

When Do I Conduct a Title Search in Florida?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Aug 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

What is a title search, and do you have to do one when buying a property? Here's why you should always work with a real estate attorney. Key Takeaways A title search tells you details about property ownership and its history, whether there are any claims or liens on the property, mortgage info...

What Should I Know About Real Estate Contracts?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Jul 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Whatever role you have in a real estate transaction, you need to understand the agreement. Here is your guide. Key Takeaways Real estate contracts outline all terms of the transaction, including financing, price, contingencies, and closing information 5 important terms to watch for: ...

When to Transition to Senior Housing

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Jun 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

Transitioning a loved one into a senior housing facility can be taxing and emotional, but there are 9 signs it may be time. Key Takeaways 9 signs it's time to transition a loved one to senior housing: You have been considering it for a while Their behavior is aggressive ...

The How and Why Behind the COVID-19 Housing Boom

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | May 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

COVID-19 changed everything, including the real estate market. The unexpected boom in home sales has many homeowners wondering what's going on and how long it will last.  Key Takeaways: The COVID-19 pandemic shelter mandates and more people working from home caused a severe drop in housing pri...

Moving to Florida? Here Are 5 Tips

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Apr 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you are one of the many people relocating to Florida this year, here are a few tips for moving during the pandemic and buying a home. Key Takeaways Many Americans have been buying Florida homes since the pandemic began 5 tips for moving to Florida: Find the right home with the ...

Who Is Covered by the Foreclosure Moratorium?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Apr 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

The foreclosure moratorium and forbearance allowances continue to be extended across the country because of challenges faced by many Americans during the pandemic. Here's what you need to know about what the current regulations look like. Key Takeaways The CARES Act first created the protectio...

Are New Florida Residents Impacting Home Values?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Mar 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the economy and the real estate market, Florida's housing market continues to stay strong with an influx of new residents. Here's what else you need to know about home values and trends. Key takeaways Northerners have been flocking to Florida to buy home...

Your Guide to the Eviction Moratorium

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Feb 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

The eviction moratorium has been extended until March 31. What does it mean for renters and landlords? Who is protected under the moratorium? Here's what you need to know. Key Takeaways The federal eviction moratorium was extended until March 31, 2021 One-fifth of American renters are behind...

8 Questions New Homebuyers Should Ask the HOA

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Jan 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Are you a first-time homebuyer? Considering joining an HOA? Here's what you should ask the association before buying. The home purchasing process gives you a lot to think about, especially if it's your very first time buying property. Not only do you have to consider price, neighborhood, the stat...

Do I Need a Lawyer to Sell My House?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Dec 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

Selling your home? While it's not a legal requirement in Florida to hire an attorney, it's a good idea. Learn why you don't want to try to handle the process on your own. If you're selling a home in Florida, you are not legally required to hire a lawyer to assist with the process, though it is a ...

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