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The Cool-Down of the Housing Market

Fri Jul 30, 2021 by on Real Estate

The Cool-Down of the Housing Market

The housing boom that we have experienced for the past year is slowing down. In fact, sales of new homes decreased in June to the lowest level since the early days of the pandemic in April 2020, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales of new single family homes decreased to 19.4% below June 2020 levels, and are 6.6% of […]

The Elmiron Lawsuit and Vision Loss

Thu Jul 29, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

The Elmiron Lawsuit and Vision Loss

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of American giant Johnson & Johnson, is the main manufacturer of pentosyn polysulfate sodium (PPS), commonly known as Elmiron. Elmiron is generally used to treat a type of interstitial cystitis or painful bladder symptoms. Janssen is currently being sued over allegations, amongst others, that Janssen failed to warn patients about the risks  in taking Elmiron.The lawsuits […]

When Moving to Florida, Don’t Forget to Take Your Company With You

Fri Jul 23, 2021 by on Business & Contracts

When Moving to Florida, Don’t Forget to Take Your Company With You

July 23, 2021 at 09:27 AM | The original version of this story was published in the Daily Business Review During the past year, we have seen an acceleration of both large and small businesses relocating to Florida. Reasons for this relocation often include the economy and physical climate. However, perhaps the most important reason for corporate relocation to Florida is to […]

Impending Foreclosures and Evictions: The End of Moratoriums

Impending Foreclosures and Evictions: The End of Moratoriums

To combat the financial burden families faced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the CDC instituted eviction moratoriums while other agencies instituted other borrower protection measures. These programs will expire for most Americans sometime this summer, 18 months after they were initially launched at the beginning of the pandemic. However, due to government aid bottlenecks and growing fear of […]

Next Foreclosure Round Will Be Expensive: Florida Lawyers Weigh in on Attorney-Fee Ruling From Appellate Court

Next Foreclosure Round Will Be Expensive: Florida Lawyers Weigh in on Attorney-Fee Ruling From Appellate Court

“I believe it’ll be fair if they prevail the bank gets fees, or if we prevail we get fees. That’s the way it should be. I think this is how the legislature wanted it, and this is how the Fourth DCA is now going to rule. It’s clear that everyone is going to follow the path here of what is […]

Affordable Housing and the Great Divide

Thu Jun 17, 2021 by on Real Estate

Affordable housing crisis

The pandemic has created a major divide in the housing market. There are many who were able to save during the height of the pandemic and are now able to purchase real estate. However, at the same time, there are many who are locked out of home ownership because they are unable to afford homes as they either do not […]

The Effects of Worldwide Population Decline and Real Estate

Wed May 26, 2021 by on Real Estate

The Effects of Worldwide Population Decline and Real Estate

With the exception of Nigeria, the global population is decreasing as more parents are delaying having children and fewer babies are being born. Reasons for this population shift include the worldwide changes in cultural and social mores as more women have gained access to education and contraception, as well as more people marrying later in life and the substantive cost […]