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 […]

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. […]

Avoiding Real Estate Brokerage Disputes in South Florida

The South Florida real estate market is continuing to thrive. Unfortunately, the numerous real estate transactions taking place will likely result in some real estate brokerage disputes. Some brokers may have difficulty collecting on their brokerage agreements. Others may be sued by a client that believes the broker did something wrong. Our Fort Lauderdale real […]