“To Disclose or Not Disclose When Selling a Home” Seller Liability for Non-Disclosure of Known Defects By: Charles R. Gallagher III It is a decision that every seller of real property is burdened with, to disclose, or not disclose….damage, defects or other problems with the property. Charged with knowledge and a history of the property, […]
What You Need to Know About Appraisal Contingencies
What You Need to Know About Appraisal Contingencies in Florida Real Estate Contracts Author bio: Jack Bernstein is a Tampa, Florida lawyer with over 36 years of experience. Buying property is one of the most important decisions most people make in their lifetime. Making a real estate purchase is inherently complex. With large amounts of […]
The Problem With Appraisals and What You Can Do About It!
Home Appraisals and the Appraisal Process. Do you know what to do if your home doesn’t appraise at the purchase price? Sometimes properties don’t appraise at the purchase price. This can happen when values rise quickly and there’s a large percentage of cash buyers. The Tampa real estate market is one such market. This is […]
Real Estate Contracts- Tampa, Florida
When is a contract ratified and binding? When both the buyer and seller have signed and initialed off on changes. There may be a loop hole if you aren’t careful. If the expiration date for an offer of acceptance has passed then the contract becomes unenforceable. For example, an offer on a home is received […]