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Real Estate Attorney Closer versus Title Company – Lulich & Attorneys

Real Estate Attorney Closer versus Title Company – Lulich & Attorneys Anyone buying or selling a residence in Florida should employ a real estate settlement lawyer. It’s tempting, but wrong, to think that the title company can adequately represent the interests of the buyers or sellers. The roles of the Florida estate lawyer and the title company are different – even though they often work together. […]

Five Legal Protections for Florida Home Sellers

Five Legal Protections for Florida Home Sellers Selling a home is more complex than it looks. Yet, Florida has many protections for home sellers to prevent complications.  To get those protections you have various obligations, from filling out disclosure forms to making repairs. Title insurance is another thing to consider. You want to do everything possible to ensure you sell your home […]

Different Types of Home Residences

Different Types of Home Residences What Are the Legal Concerns of Buying and Selling a Home in Florida? There are many different types of home residences available for purchase. The one that best fits your needs will depend on various factors.  One of the most overlooked factors is the possible legal concerns related to purchasing and owning that type of […]

Title Services and Closings – Lulich & Attorneys

Title Services and Closings – Lulich & Attorneys Once parties reach an agreement on purchasing a property, there are a few steps left before the transaction is final. First, there is the inspection. This ensures the property is in good shape. Then, both parties iron out the final details like whether the property has a clean title. This is perhaps one of the […]

What is a Florida Quiet Title Action? – Lulich & Attorneys

What is a Florida Quiet Title Action? – Lulich & Attorneys What is a Florida Quiet Title Action? A quiet title action is a formal court procedure for determining whether any open claims to title to real property are valid. Anyone who buys a home or real property for a business wants to be sure they completely own the property – subject only to limited rights […]

What’s the Difference Between An Unlawful Detainer and An Eviction in Florida? – Lulich & Attorneys

What’s the Difference Between An Unlawful Detainer and An Eviction in Florida? – Lulich & Attorneys What’s the Difference Between An Unlawful Detainer and An Eviction in Florida? The eviction and unlawful detainer processes are both remedies to force someone out of your home. While the remedies are comparable, there are major differences. Skilled Indian River County lawyers can explain the requirements for each remedy, when you can assert these remedies, […]

Tax Deeds and Quiet Title Actions – Lulich & Attorneys

Tax Deeds and Quiet Title Actions – Lulich & Attorneys Tax Deeds and Quiet Title Actions (QTAs) Title to property in Florida can be held in the following ways: Sole ownership. You can own the property in your name alone. Joint owners. Spouses can own property as “tenants by the entirety.” Two or more people can own real property as “joint tenants with right of […]

Pros and Cons of Digital Closings – Lulich & Attorneys

Pros and Cons of Digital Closings – Lulich & Attorneys Digital documentation makes many parts of life easier. Most Internet users use technology to pay bills online and get electronic receipts. Many workers are paid electronically. The Social Security Administration has been paying recipients online for years. And now… the evolution of digital closings. Now, the real estate industry is beginning to benefit from digital […]

How a Real Estate Power of Attorney Can Be Used in a Real Estate Transaction? – Lulich & Attorneys

How a Real Estate Power of Attorney Can Be Used in a Real Estate Transaction? – Lulich & Attorneys A real estate power of attorney (POA) is a legal document.  A POA gives one person the authority to act on behalf of another person – in some personal, legal, or business matters. A power of attorney should be in writing. The person who gives the other person the authority to act is the principal. […]

What Is a 1031 Exchange and How Should It Be Handled? – Lulich & Attorneys

What Is a 1031 Exchange and How Should It Be Handled? – Lulich & Attorneys The number “1031” refers to Section 1031 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. A 1031 exchange is a strategy, according to Realty Mogul, used by real estate investors to defer capital gains income taxes (or income tax losses). Normally sellers of homes, buildings, and land must pay capital gains taxes at the time they sell […]