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What are a Tenant’s Rights to Withhold Rent in Florida?

Tenants in Florida are legally entitled to a rental property that meets a set of health, structural and safety standards as required by the state. If your landlord fails to meet and maintain these standards, whether it involves not repairing a broken air conditioner or a leaky roof, you have important legal rights to consider. […]

What are the Required Landlord Disclosures in Florida?

The state of Florida requires landlords to provide the following disclosures to tenants, which you can usually find in either the rental or lease agreement. Owner/Agent Identity (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 83.50) Every landlord in Florida, or someone who is authorized to enter a rental agreement on his or her behalf, must disclose the name and […]

What Can a Short Sale Do to Your Credit?

While the real estate market is rebounding from the worst housing crisis to hit the United States since the Great Depression, hitting homeowners the hardest from 2007 to 2009, many people are still struggling to stay afloat financially and pay their mortgages. As unfortunate as it is, short sales continue to account for a larger-than- […]
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