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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 […]

South Florida Home Prices Increase

The Miami Association of Realtors recently reported that home prices in South Florida increased in December 2013, showing that the housing market is continuing to recover. The median price for a single family home in Miami-Dade County increased a substantial 15 percent in December 2013 compared to a year earlier. As the market continues to […]

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 […]

Luxury Waterfront Property Considerations

When purchasing South Florida luxury residential real estate, there are many factors that a buyer will want to address. Furthermore, special factors should be considered when the property is a luxury waterfront property. Insurance costs, maintenance expenses, community amenities, and boat traffic are all factors that an experienced Fort Lauderdale residential real estate attorney at […]

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 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 […]