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Florida Buyer Beware New Home Construction Defects

Anyone who remembers the housing boom that occurred prior to 2008 remembers that houses went up very quickly. It was impressive then to see the speed at which a vacant lot could be turned in to a housing development. Ten

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Pokémon Go Causing New Insurance Issues

People driving and playing Pokémon Go at the same time may be subject to distracted driving laws that prohibit texting or talking on a device while operating a motor vehicle

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Buyer Beware: 5 Things Sellers Try to Hide from Home Buyers

You’d be amazed at some of the things that sellers try to hide from buyers. Listening to a crowd of real estate agents gossiping over brunch is replete with tales to curl or straighten your hair. Some of the items

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5 Obstacles to Homebuying for Millennials

The kvetching about Millennials continues, but not to worry – the Digitals are next, and GenX is holding the door for you. Your Boomer Uncle (Old Economy) Steve can still hold forth about the younger generations at Thanksgiving while your

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Buyer and Sellers Beware: Permits are Important!

Let’s start off with the law as it stands with regard to permits: 1 Required. Any owner, or contractor who desires to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect,

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Buyer Beware: Does Your House Have a History?

You might not be aware of it, but you may be buying a house with a history. There are certain conditions that a seller is required to disclose before selling a house, and waving these disclosures is a very good

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Tips for Buying a Second Home in Florida

A lot of people would love to have a second home. A favorite vacation spot seems like a natural place to invest your time and money. You’re not alone in wanting to buy a home in your favorite holiday spot,

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