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The Life of a Real Estate Transaction

June 18, 2018 Posted in Blog

Ever wonder what the life of a real estate transaction looks like? Click the link below!     The Life of a Real Estate Transaction ...

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Clear Title is now hiring!

April 25, 2018 Posted in News

Clear Title of Northwest Florida, LLC is seeking a Processor who will be responsible for assisting with the closing of real estate transactions and issuing of title insurance including reviewing...

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Reminder to file your Florida Homestead Exemption by March 1st

February 6, 2018 Posted in Blog

Visit the Escambia County Tax Collector's website for more information. 

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Mandated Disclosures. Some Disclosures Are Required By State, Federal Or Local Law.

September 27, 2017 Posted in Blog

    Statutory Disclosures. These are well known to you and include: (a) lead-based paint (b) radon (c) HOA and condominium disclosures (d) Insulation for new homes (e) Energy...

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Some Takeaways. What Do All These Cases Mean?

September 20, 2017 Posted in Blog

  We’ve covered a lot of ground quickly and gotten deep into the legal weeds, but we have done so purposely to give you a sense of the complexity of the legal landscape and the care that you must...

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Do your homework before you buy or sell!

September 12, 2017 Posted in Blog

In Stev-Mar, Inc. v. Matvejs [678 So. 2d 834, 837-38 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1996)], Stev-Mar sued the seller, and the real estate agents for fraud and/or negligent misrepresentation, based on...

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Does the Buyer Have a Right to Rely?

August 21, 2017 Posted in Blog

In 2010, the Florida Supreme Court case of Butler v. Yusem [44 So. 2d 102 (Fla. 2010)] distinguished fraudulent misrepresentation from negligent misrepresentation, specifically in regard to the...

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Surprising Lessons from Nelson v. Wiggs

August 16, 2017 Posted in Blog

In the case of Nelson v. Wiggs [699 So. 2d 258 (Fla. 3d DCA 1997)], the home in question was on an unpaved road in an area in Dade County that floods routinely. The houses in the area are all built on...

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Residential real estate transaction relies on home inspection

August 10, 2017 Posted in Blog

  Home inspections are a vital part of the process of purchasing and closing on a residential property in Florida. There are some important issues to keep in mind regarding home inspections when...

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