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Top 3 Mistakes Made in Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate deals are often full of mistakes, and in many cases these mistakes are the result of not having an experienced South Florida commercial real estate attorney present during negotiations and at the closing. A knowledgeable attorney can help catch any unfavorable terms in your contract, perform adequate due diligence on the property, help you […]

Tips for Negotiating a Commercial Lease

Negotiating a commercial lease can be quite daunting with all of the details that can be involved, and that’s why it’s always helpful to hire a South Florida real estate lawyer. The cost to hire an attorney is minimal compared to the amount money that you can lose on an unfavorable deal. Your attorney can offer a […]

Why You Need an Attorney Prior to Signing a Commercial Real Estate Contract

Hiring a South Florida commercial real estate attorney prior to signing a contract is crucial to ensure that you don’t make a mistake. There are several pitfalls that you need to look out for with any commercial real estate contract, and an experienced attorney will be able to catch them before they become real issues. There can […]

Hire a Real Estate Lawyer Before Negotiating a Commercial Lease

Negotiating a commercial lease is one of the biggest deals that you will be involved in as a business owner, and you may end up spending hundreds of thousands of dollars over the life of the lease. Because of the fact that there is so much money involved, you will want to work with a Fort Lauderdale […]

Fort Lauderdale Business Acquisition & Sales Attorney: New Fairness Standards in the New Florida LLC Act

Fairness standards that are used to determine whether or not a contract is fair and reasonable to an LLC are clarified in the new Florida LLC act. The Existing Act did not provide any standards to determine if a transaction was considered fair and reasonable. The new changes offer more guidance in this area. Under […]

The Most Common Real Estate Disputes by a South Florida Real Property Litigation Lawyer: Part 2 of 2

Below are a few more of the most common real estate disputes that can occur. If you find yourself involved in these real estate disputes or others, don’t hesitate to call a skilled South Florida real property litigation lawyer immediately to guarantee that your best interests are represented. Zoning disputes Zoning disputes can arise when […]

Real Estate Lawyers Perform Title Examinations

Title examination is a key component to a real estate transaction. A proper examination ensures the property is fit for sale. A Fort Lauderdale title examination & insurance attorney can perform a title examination for a real estate transaction. Title examination occurs while a property is under contract. The examination should discover any encumbrances that […]

Residential Real Estate Disclosures in South Florida Area

The doctrine of caveat emptor was the rule of law governing disputes from the sale of residential real property. Seller’s disclosures were not required. The seller of real property was not liable or responsible to the buyer for a defective condition in the real property that existed at the time the seller transferred possession to […]

Trade Fixtures Removed by Tenant

H. Allen Homes, Inc. and Henry Allen Holmes v. Jim Molter, Inc., 4D13-217 (Fla. 4th DCA 2013): This appeal arose from a landlord-tenant dispute involving commercial real estate. The tenant removed its trade fixtures when it vacated the leased premises after the parties’ lease contract expired. For this reason, the landlord retained the security deposit. […]

Commercial Real Estate Development – SkyRise Miami

Real estate Developer Jeff Berkowitz has plans for a 1,000 foot high tower in downtown Miami. The tower, SkyRise Miami, would be located behind Bayside Marketplace. The tower would be the tallest building in Florida. While the tower still has to go through the permit process, the FAA has already approved the building height. Additionally, […]