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Category: Real Estate Market

Keys to a Successful Luxury Real Estate Transaction: Part I

Part I: Have an Experienced Real Estate Attorney Review the Contract Mistakes in real estate contracts can cause major issues.…

Luxury Real Estate Buyers Seek Waterfront Properties

South Florida is a top luxury real estate market. The Sun-Sentinel reported that last year Broward County posted 464 sales…

Local Real Estate Investors Compete with Large Investment Firms

Although investment firms are buying many of the distressed properties in South Florida, (see our article https://www.schecterlaw.com/investors-purchasing-distressed-florida-properties/) local real estate…

Jumbo Mortgages Boost Luxury Home Sales

According to the National Association of Realtors, sales of properties worth over $750,000 have considerably increased in the past year.…

Good and Marketable Title in Real Property Contracts

A seller has an implied obligation to convey a good and marketable title in an agreement for the sale of…

Delray Beach Wants to Quiet Title

Delray Beach city leaders want to sell a piece of land off West Atlantic Avenue, but cannot because they do…

Essential Provisions in a Commercial Lease

When signing a commercial lease, it is essential to understand and agree to all of the provisions. The provisions in…

The Importance of a Title Examination When Acquiring Real Estate

The South Florida housing market is recovering after taking a big hit during the 2006 housing crisis. According to the…

Notice of Lis Pendens based on an Unrecorded Document and the “Fair Nexus” Requirement

A notice of lis pendens is only proper where there is a sufficient link between a cause of action and…

Unenforceable Loan Modification Agreement

In Vargas v. Deutsche Bank Nat. Trust Co., 3D11-554 (Fla. 3d DCA, Nov. 28, 2012), Rogelio Vargas (“Defendant”) appealed an…