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A Flip Flop … Flip? Florida Supreme Court Finally Grants Attorney Fees for Homeowners Who Beat Banks

Wed Jan 6, 2021 by on Foreclosure Law

A Flip Flop … Flip? Florida Supreme Court Finally Grants Attorney Fees for Homeowners Who Beat Banks

Originally posted on dbr DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW by Rachel Lean A longstanding dispute over whether homeowners should be able to collect attorney fees after defeating a foreclosure lawsuit with a lack of standing defense has finally been resolved at the Florida Supreme Court. It’s a ruling that opens the door for countless Florida homeowners to recover legal fees from banks and lenders who sued them and […]

Stimulus Round Two: New Covid Relief Bill & PPP-2

Mon Dec 28, 2020 by on Coronavirus

COVID EMERGENCY RELIEF FRAMEWORK

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 On December 27, 2020 President Trump signed into law the COVID-19 $900 billion relief bill, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, that Congress passed on December 21,2020. What does this new legislation do? This legislation adds $300.00 to extended weekly unemployment benefits and provides more than $300 billion in aid for small businesses. It also provides […]

A Change of Scenery: The Migration to Florida

Thu Dec 17, 2020 by on Florida Real Estate

A Change of Scenery: The Migration to Florida

Since the pandemic began, relocating to Florida has accelerated. In fact, since 2014, Florida eclipsed NY, becoming the third largest state in population behind Texas and California. People are leaving the Northeast and relocating to Florida particularly for the climate and because Florida just so happens to be one of only seven states with no state income-tax. Why Florida? Prior […]

Our Family To Yours: To A Brighter 2021

Tue Dec 15, 2020 by on Uncategorized

Dear Friends: This holiday season we look to 2021 with a sense of hope and optimism. With the pending distribution of a vaccine, we are encouraged that the worse of the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us and will be, ultimately, an eventual memory. Someone recently asked me what lessons I have learned from 2020. While the pandemic presented challenges that […]

Home Equity and The Pandemic Driven Housing Boom

Thu Dec 10, 2020 by on Real Estate

Home Equity and The Pandemic Driven Housing Boom

As home purchasers have experienced, home prices have remained incredibly strong during the pandemic due to increased demand and low supply. Several reasons are attributable to this housing boom. One, “work-school culture” has changed. The division between work and school being outside of the home blurred as more and more of us were able to work from home and schooled […]

A Personal Special Thanksgiving Message

Sun Nov 22, 2020 by on Holiday Wishes

A Personal Special Thanksgiving Message

  Dear Friends, Every year at this time, for more than a decade, I write a Thanksgiving message to my friends, colleagues, clients, and family. Many of you may recall that I have always found Thanksgiving to be my favorite holiday as it is the one of the only times that our country truly comes together as the United States of […]