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August 2017 Archives

Things older adults should consider before buying homes

Florida residents who are older and who are thinking about purchasing homes might want to think about several factors before they decide to proceed. Senior citizens who are nearing the age of retirement may have more things to think about than younger adults who are considering buying a home.

HOA dispute about American flag

Florida residents might like to know about the patriotic stand one man is taking. When a retired officer of the U.S. Navy was told by his Tallahassee homeowner's association to remove the American flag covering his mailbox, the veteran refused. The man is appealing the letter he received that said the flag didn't fit in with his neighborhood's aesthetic values.

Variables to consider when buying real estate

Renting out a single-family home may seem like an easy way for Florida residents to make money investing in real estate. However, there are many problems that an investor may encounter. First, the owner of the property has to decide whether to manage it on his or her own or pay someone up to 10 percent of the property's income to look after it.

As a landlord, you need to know how the eviction process works

Owning rental property in Florida is a great way to make extra income or earn a living. While the concept of being a landlord is simple enough, there are many issues that can arise and make it complex, costly and stressful. As a landlord, you should be aware of how to protect your rights, including your right to evict tenants if necessary.

Avoiding mistakes when purchasing commercial real estate

Prospective buyers of Florida commercial real estate may run into some common problems with getting their transactions approved by prospective lenders. People should be aware of these issues and take the time to fix them in advance.

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