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Superior Liens Survive Foreclosure Sales

In the last few years, a number of real estate investors have flooded the Tampa Bay market in attempts to take advantage of a slowly improving real estate market. Although some of the major players in local real estate investments are groups of foreign investors, investing through large corporate investor groups,

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Homeowners’ Associations: Four Common Myths

While most homeowners understand the importance and the role played by the homeowners’ association governing their neighborhood, many don’t understand the seriousness of the obligation to timely pay all assessments due to the association. These are some of the most common misconceptions:

Myth No. 1: The association can’t foreclose on my property

A homeowner’s failure to make timely payments of his association assessments will likely result in the association placing a lien on the homeowner’s property.

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Homestead 3 Ways – Part 2: Creditor Protection

Homestead is found in 3 different contexts under the Florida Constitution: (i) taxation in Article VII, Section 6; (ii) creditor protection in Article X, Section 4(a) and (b); and (iii) devise and descent in Article X, Section 4(c).  This post follows my post on taxation and brings us to creditor protection.

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