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Are NFT’s and Mortgages in Real Estate Possible?

I recently wrote an article discussing how the use of cryptocurrencies in real estate transactions may one day soon be commonplace. Cryptocurrencies have the potential to revolutionize real estate transactions, but cryptocurrencies are not alone in that regard. NFT’s also offer the potential to change the way real estate transactions are conducted and completed.

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Becker Launches Interdisciplinary Sea Level Rise Advisory Team to Serve Florida’s Coastal Residents

As one of the first law firms in Florida to address the legal issues stemming from sea level rise, Becker is excited to announce its interdisciplinary Sea Level Rise Advisory Team which includes experienced and knowledgeable lawyers ready to assist our clients in preparing for the future. Our multifaceted team is comprised of specialists at […]

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Buying Commercial Property? Take Property Inspections Seriously

Everybody who has ever bought a house knows that the property inspection is a crucial part of the purchase process. The property inspector tells the buyer whether the house is in good condition or if repairs are necessary. If nothing else, buyers pay close attention to the roof inspection. A defective roof will derail any […]

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Challenges to Address in the Anticipated Rise in Foreclosures

The third quarter of 2021 saw the largest quarterly percentage increase of foreclosures since 2014.  Lenders started the foreclosure process on 25,209 properties and repossessed 7,574.  That trend can be seen locally too.  We have witnessed an increase in foreclosure filings in Miami-Dade County.  For instance, one third of all foreclosures filings in 2021 have taken place […]

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Becker Real Estate Team Awarded Structures Award for Best Speculative Project

Becker is proud to announce that Hugo V. Alvarez, Michael E. Boutzoukas, Cherrie F. Goudreau, and Scott A. Marcus were awarded South Florida Business Journal’s 2021 Structures Award for Best Speculative Project on the Alture Westland Development. The Becker team represented Centennial Bank in the negotiation of a $22+ million construction loan to convert Hialeah’s former Ramada Inn into […]

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Becker Shareholder Jennifer Bales Drake Receives 2021 Leadership Award

Becker is proud to announce that shareholder Jennifer Bales Drake has been named a 2021 Leadership Award recipient by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Foundation (GFLAF). Jennifer serves on the GFLAF’s Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and Leadership Committee; is a member of Broward Women’s Alliance; sits on the Advisory Board of the Fort Lauderdale […]

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