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 |2020-03-20T02:29:20-04:00May 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 |2020-01-17T06:34:59-04:00June 27th, 2011|Foreclosures|0 Comments