An integral part of estate planning should always include an assessment of the client’s liability exposure, regardless of their profession.Read More...
by Rachel Drude-Tomori on November 18th, 2019 in Estate Planning Law, Wills, Trusts and Probate
by Rachel Drude-Tomori on July 23rd, 2019 in Estate Planning Law, Wills, Trusts and Probate
Tags: Collectibles, Estate Planning, Fine Art, Income Tax Benefits, Pinellas County, Real Estate, St Petersburg, Trusts
Whether investing in art for love, money, or both, collectors of all types of art and collectibles should incorporate their collections into their overall estate plans.Read More...
by Andrew Pardun on April 22nd, 2019 in Real Estate Law
Are you considering selling your primary residence in Florida? If so, there are a few things you must consider that could save you a bundle on your real estate and…Read More...
by Andrew Pardun on September 28th, 2018 in Real Estate Law
Tags: Pinellas County, Real Estate, St Petersburg
An interest in land is called real estate. The term interest the method by which a person deals with land. The person may own land, buy land sell land or lease land. All these terms show that the person has an interest in land. The transaction made to make the interest in land legal is called a real estate contract and once the contract is recorded in government records the person gets title to the land.Read More...
by Rachel Drude-Tomori on July 3rd, 2018 in Estate Planning Law
Recently I’ve come across several “durable powers of attorney” prepared by lawyers who do not regularly practice in estate planning or elder law. In some instances, the power of attorney does not allow the agent to perform certain acts that the principal intended; in others, improper execution renders the document entirely invalid. Presumably, this is because the preparer of the power of attorney is not familiar with the major overhaul Chapter 709 of the Florida Statutes underwent in 2011.Read More...
If A Seller’s Broker Could Be Liable To Purchaser For Fraudulent Non-Disclosure In A Residential Sale, Would A Transaction Broker And/Or A Buyer’s Broker Also Be Liable?
by Howard Ross on October 27th, 2016 in Real Estate Law
Tags: Pinellas County, Real Estate, St Petersburg, Tampa Bay
The opinion of Goodman v. Rose Realty West, Inc., 193 So.3d 86 (Fla. 4th DCA 2016) indicates that a seller’s real estate agent’s knowledge of defects that materially affect the value of the property which were not readily observable and not disclosed to the buyer could make the seller’s broker for whom the agent worked liable to the buyer.Read More...
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