Lease/Options to Purchase Florida Real Estate

By:  Edward Hale, Fort Myers Board Certified Real Estate Attorney Many sellers are turning to lease/options to sell their property.  Usually there is ample demand among tenants/buyers for lease options, so lease options open sellers up to a new market of potential buyers. 1. Usually the documents executed between the landlord/seller and tenant/buyer are:             [...]

By |2020-01-17T06:37:20-05:00May 22nd, 2018|Real Estate Law|1 Comment

Enhanced Life Estate Deeds: The Easiest Way to Avoid Probate for Florida Real Estate

By:  Ned Hale, Fort Myers Board Certified Real Estate Attorney An enhanced life estate deed is an effective and inexpensive way to avoid probate for a real estate asset while maintaining almost all of the benefits of standard “fee simple” ownership. It is sometimes called a “transfer on death” deed or a “Lady Bird” deed. Frequently a decedent’s main asset of any real value is his or [...]

By |2019-08-10T08:40:33-05:00May 8th, 2018|Real Estate Law|0 Comments

Facing Foreclosure: What to Do Right Now

If you’re facing foreclosure, don’t panic: Take steps right now to save your home or at least lessen the blow of its loss. A record high 2.8 million properties were hit with foreclosure notices in 2009. That’s the bad news. The good news: About two-thirds of notices don’t result in actual foreclosures, says Doug Robinson of NeighborWorks, [...]

By |2020-01-17T06:34:59-05:00June 27th, 2011|Foreclosures|0 Comments