Monthly Archives: January 2023
Should New Homeowners “Harden” Their Florida Homes?
In early 2022, Florida State Representative Nick Diceglie (R-Indian Rocks Beach) filed what came to be known as the “home-hardening” bill. The proposed legislation offered homeowners a chance to “harden” their homes by offering grants to windproof dwellings in vulnerable areas. The legislation passed into law in May, but it has taken until November… Read More »
How HOAs Collect Delinquent Assessments
In Florida and the other states that use them, homeowners’ associations (HOAs) have the right to collect assessments from owners for unexpected expenses. While owners may complain, the right to do this is contained in both Florida law, and in most HOAs’ conditions, covenants & restrictions (CC&Rs), which must be approved before purchasing land… Read More »
Why Do I Need A Florida Real Estate Lawyer?
It is true that in Florida, one does not need a real estate attorney for most residential real estate transactions. However, it is definitely in the average person’s best interest to hire one anyway, simply because doing so may help to protect you from easily avoidable errors or problems during the process. If you… Read More »