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Industrial Real Estate in the New COVID-19 World

The long-term effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic should boost demand for industrial and logistics focused real estate in Florida and throughout the country in large part because of the following reasons: Acceleration of E-Commerce: Even as the country slowly re-opens, many believe that consumer behavior and the proclivity towards e-commerce will persist, causing the […]

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Property Improvements Through Programs Such as PACE: Understanding the Issues

Property owners have often found that improving their property to make them more energy efficient or wind resistant is expensive. However, our legislators authorized Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs to help homeowners finance the cost of those home improvements. PACE programs are specifically designed to assist both residential and commercial property owners to finance […]

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Why Brokers Should Consider a Land Use Attorney

As brokers, you are constantly looking at ways to maximize value for your clients. Whether you represent sellers or buyers, you may be missing out on huge opportunities by not engaging in land use due diligence. Many of you are familiar with real estate due diligence, on title work, deeds and insurance, but you have […]

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Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Who Gets Credit for the Deposit When Unmarried Couples Partition a Home?

Every 1 in 3 Millennials purchased a home in 2018, and yet only 36% of Millennials were married. It’s getting more and more common for this generation to choose to purchase a home together as boyfriend/girlfriend and take title as joint tenants with right of survivorship. But, what happens when they breakup and cannot agree […]

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Forcing the Sale of Property After Breach of Sales Agreement

When parties enter into an active contract on the purchase of a home, they assume that the contract will close on the agreed upon closing date listed in the sales contract. Sometimes, however, notwithstanding that obligation, one of the parties changes their mind. What remedies are available when the other party refuses to close?

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Feeling the Impact? Lower Your Costs in the Development Application Process

Developers and property owners are required to go through a complex process of review at multiple layers of government when processing development applications. One of the requirements is an impact and concurrency analysis, which analyzes the impact the proposed building will have on public facilities and utilities, such as roads, sewer, infrastructure, and schools. What […]

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Do the Deadlines on the FAR BAR “AS-IS” Residential Contract for Sale and Purchase expire at 5:00pm or 11:59pm?

Answer: It depends! Section 18F-Time is a commonly misinterpreted section of the FAR BAR Contract. Calendar dates are used to compute the critical dates of the contract. If a deadline falls on a calendar date that is not a weekend or national holiday, the deadline expires at the end of that calendar date, which is […]

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