Resolving Brokerage Disagreements Between Two Agents

Disputes involving compensation are common between real estate agents, and these types of disputes can even hold up real estate deals and make them more stressful for everyone involved. Real estate agents are usually focused on finalizing a deal and ensuring that every party is happy, but disputes can arise regarding commission percentages, listing referrals, […]

Resolving Brokerage Disagreements Between Agents and Buyers or Sellers

Like any business relationship, real estate agents and buyers and sellers can have disputes. Many disputes result from poor communication, but in other cases real estate agents don’t provide the level of service that the buyer or seller expects. Clients who feel neglected are likely to end up causing disputes that can slow transactions down […]

Hire a South Florida Residential Real Estate Attorney to Represent you at Closing Before you Sign the Contract

 You should never sign a contract without having a South Florida residential real estate attorney  review the contract before you sign the contract, as you may have no adequate legal remedy even if there are unfavorable or unfair terms. Any questions or concerns you have about the contract and the property need to be addressed […]

Luxury Waterfront Properties in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is sometimes known as the “Venice of America” because of its expansive and intricate canal system. There are over one-hundred miles of waterways within the city limits. Along these waterways are numerous luxury residential real estate properties. Many of the properties are located on ocean-access canals leading to the Intracoastal Waterway. Others are […]

Real Estate Broker Rebates Benefit Consumers

Brokerage commissions should be established by a written listing agreement between the seller and their listing broker. The commission split between listing broker and cooperating brokers in the event of a buyer’s default, or in the event of closing, should also be established by writings between the licensees involved. Additionally, whether commercial or luxury residential […]

Keys to a Successful Luxury Real Estate Transaction: Part III

Part III: Closing If you take the time to be prepared, a closing should be simple and run smoothly. A closing is basically the buyer giving the seller their money and the seller giving the buyer the deed. While there is more involved than that, preparing with experienced Fort Lauderdale luxury real estate attorneys will help […]

The Transaction Broker Relationship

In Florida, residential real estate licensees may serve as a single agent, transaction broker, or maintain a no-representation status in a luxury real estate transaction. It is presumed that all licensees are acting as transaction brokers unless a single agent or no brokerage status is designated in writing to the customer. A transaction broker provides […]

What is a listing agent?

Types of Listing Contracts for Brokers

There are different types of listing contracts that may be entered by luxury real estate brokers. In Florida, the most common listing contract is an exclusive right of sale. The exclusive right of sale gives brokers the best chance for a return on expenses incurred trying to sell a home. An exclusive agency listing or […]

Types of Deeds in Real Estate Transactions

Deeds are used to convey title to real estate. An important aspect of a real estate transaction is the type of deed being used. The type of deed being used determines the warranties the grantee is receiving from the grantor. The three types of deeds used in Florida include general warranty deeds, special warranty deeds, […]