Nov. 27, 2019

8 Signs a Buyer Is Ready To Stop Renting

Renting a place to live may give you the freedom to move when you want and relieve you of the responsibilities of homeownership, but at some point, most people yearn for their own home.

Buying a house is a good way to start building financial security. As you pay down ...

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Oct. 22, 2019

Agents must send copies of escrow checks – right?

Florida Realtors Legal Hotline gets many questions about the rules governing escrow deposits – and many come from listing agents upset because they haven’t received proof, or at least notification, that the buyers made deposits by the dates stated in the contract. Here is an overview of the most common ...

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Posted in Contracts, Escrow, Purchase
Oct. 18, 2019

What If Someone Fails to Completely Fill Out a Contract?

Some contract “blanks” have a default, such as “3 days if left blank.” But others – sometimes important ones – do not. A quick hint: If there’s an asterisk near the line number, a blank should be reviewed. And remember that key dates and timeframes are important.

If your ...

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Posted in Contracts, Purchase