If I’m Not Paying my HOA or Condo Dues, Can the Association Take My Tenant’s Rent in FL?

In 2010, the Florida legislature passed Statute §720.3085(8) enumerating powers for Florida Homeowner Associations (HOA) to bypass property owners in order to collect delinquent assessments fees directly from their tenants. The statute is designed to hold homeowners accountable for past due fees by disallowing them to collect rent from tenants residing within the community. How […]

Buy vs Rent a Home

With the recent housing crisis, more people started asking whether buying or renting a home is the better option. While the housing market is on the rise, buying still might not be your best option. Or maybe it is. Before you decide on whether to buy or rent your home, take these pros and cons […]

Good Faith Estimate

Anybody who attempted to apply for a loan prior to 2010 knows how vague and difficult it used to be to apply for a loan. With hidden fees and surprise increases that could come months later, it was difficult to make comparisons between different mortgages. But as of January 1st, 2010, this ability to make […]

How to Perform a For Sale by Owner

As the price of real estate companies continues to rise, more homeowners are opting for sale by owner rather than hiring a professional. While this isn’t extremely difficult, there are several items to take into consideration after you have chosen this option. Here are some tips and tricks to help you along the way. One […]

Adding Names to the Deed

When you want to add names to your house deed while keeping yourself on it as well, the best thing to do is complete a quitclaim deed. With a quitclaim deed, you can transfer the ownership rights from yourself to yourself as well as other people. For example, if you are getting married and you […]
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