5 Things to do Immediately After Inheriting a House in South Florida

Dealing with the loss of a beloved family member or very close friend is a stressful time that can become even more complicated by suddenly finding yourself immersed in dealing with an inheritance. It may be challenging to focus, so we have outlined five things to do immediately after inheriting a house in South Florida … Continued

5 Costs to Negotiate When Buying a House in South Florida

Buying a house will inevitably involve a lot of negotiating, whether good-natured give-and-take or aggressive jockeying for the best position. Too many buyers, though, think that once they’ve settled on a price, the negotiations are over. But that’s pretty far from the actual state of affairs. There are in fact many other negotiation points. So … Continued

How to Use Contingencies When Selling Your House in South Florida

Should you or should you not accept an offer with contingency/contingencies? Most sellers do accept contingent offers – it’s almost inevitable, really, if you want to sell your house within a reasonable time period. But you do need to know what contingencies to expect, how they can affect the sale, and which ones are actually … Continued

How to Sell a House With Unpermitted Work in South Florida

Suppose you have been considering making alterations to your home. In that case, the bottom line is to make sure the work is permitted if required by law to avoid the consequences, which are much more complicated than pulling the permit initially.  While you may believe you and your family will live in your current … Continued

5 Signs of Fraud When Buying a House in South Florida

You’ve probably spent years working hard, building your credit, and crimping and saving to come up with a down payment. And now – finally! – you’re about to purchase that home you’ve long been dreaming about. The last thing you want, then, is to become a victim of fraud when buying a house. Unfortunately, it’s … Continued