Situations where a Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Attorney can Offer Beneficial Services during a Closing (Part 3 of 3)

It’s never a good idea to assume that every real estate transaction will go perfectly. If a deal goes sour there’s no better friend to have than an experienced Fort Lauderdale real estate attorney. There are also an infinite number of potential legal questions and concerns that can come up during the process of a [...]

Misconceptions Regarding Attorneys and Their Role in Real Estate Transactions (Part 2 of 3)

As discussed in the previous article, there are many reasons why a buyer or seller would choose to have a Fort Lauderdale title examination & insurance attorney represent them at closing and manage the transaction.

South Florida Real Estate Lawyer versus a Title Company (Part 1 of 3)

In the state of Florida both attorneys and title companies are allowed to issue title insurance. In Florida it is not required to hire a South Florida real estate lawyer for a real estate closing, but there are several distinct advantages to working with one.

South Florida Construction Boom Continues

South Florida is currently in a residential construction boom that started in May 2011 and has resulted in nearly 50 new condo towers being constructed throughout the region. Developers are planning on constructing or currently constructing 186 total condo towers. During the last boom that started in 2003 and ended in 2007 developers constructed 245 [...]

5 Tips for Buying a South Florida Luxury Waterfront Property

Purchasing a South Florida luxury waterfront property is a major decision, and you should strongly consider talking with an experienced South Florida luxury residential real estate attorney or other real estate expert who can help find the right property for you. Below are five tips that will help you narrow down the choices as you [...]

Luxury Waterfront Properties in Palm Beach

Palm Beach, known as “The Island,” is an exclusive barrier island separated from the cities of West Palm Beach and Lake Worth by the Intracoastal Waterway. Palm Beach’s development is credited to Henry Flagler who built luxury resorts, the Hotel Royal Poinciana and The Breakers, and made Palm Beach accessible by the Florida East Coast [...]

South Florida Luxury Condominium Features

When buying luxury residential real estate, there are many qualities of the property that a purchaser should explore. South Florida luxury condominium projects have been booming.  Purchasers are generally aware of location, location, location; however, other aspects need to be considered. The knowledgeable luxury residential real estate attorneys at Schecter Law have the experience to [...]

Lender Liability Claims for Breach of Contract

The doctrine of lender liability refers to the various legal theories a commercial borrower may bring against their lender for purported misconduct. According to the American Bankers Association, breach of contract is the most prevalent theory of lender liability used by borrowers against lenders. The South Florida lender liability claims attorneys at Schecter Law have [...]

Lender Liability Claims for Negligent Misrepresentation

The doctrine of lender liability refers to the various legal theories a commercial borrower may bring against their lender for purported misconduct. If a lender benefits from negligent misrepresentations made to a borrower, the lender may be liable. The South Florida lender liability claims attorneys at Schecter Law have represented both borrowers and lenders. Under [...]

Constructive Eviction of a Commercial Tenant

Katz Deli v. Waterways Plaza, 3D12-3409 & 3D13-124 (Fla. 3d DCA 2013): This appeal and cross-appeal contested the amount of damages awarded for a breach of contract that led to the constructive eviction and ultimate destruction of Katz Deli. Katz Deli expanded by leasing a space in the Waterways Plaza of Aventura. The lease required [...]