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Legally removing unwanted tenants from your property

Florida landlords often face serious challenges when dealing with tenants. From late rent to property damage, you know it is important to understand how to legally deal with complications that may arise with your tenants. As a landlord, you may need to know what to do in the event you need to remove a tenant from the property.

Buying a home? Find out if an easement will affect property use.

If you are purchasing a home in Florida, you know how important it is to be certain you know as much as possible about the property you hope to buy. This can help you avoid problems, reduce complications and save you both time and money in the future. One of the things you may need to know about is the presence of an easement.

Avoid complications as a landlord by avoiding certain mistakes

As a Florida landlord, you know that you have certain obligation to your tenants. From addressing environmental concerns to dealing with safety issues in a prompt manner, handling matters quickly and effectively is a smart way to avoid problems and reduce the chance of legal trouble in the future.

Avoiding legal complications as a landlord

As a Florida landlord, you know there are various complications that could eventually lead to legal or financial trouble. You would be wise to make every effort to protect your interests, which includes understanding common mistakes and avoiding them.

Commercial leases and protecting the interests of your business

If you own a business in Florida, you know how difficult it is to manage the day-to-day details and expenses associated with your operations. Many businesses, yours included, may lease property, and a poorly negotiated or unfair agreement could spell big trouble for your company.

Can my HOA tell me what I can and cannot do with my home?

When you bought your Florida home, you may have been fully aware of the fact that a homeowners association governed certain issues within the community. However, you may not have known what matters fall under the authority of the HOA or may have found yourself surprised by what the HOA is trying to tell you to do. As a homeowner interested in protecting his or her property rights, you may find it beneficial to seek experienced guidance when navigating these matters.

Do you know what unlawful detainer means?

An unlawful detainer action is a way for a landlord to remove a person who refuses to leave a rented residence  despite other efforts. As a Florida landlord, you may find yourself dealing with the unpleasant process of eviction and tenant removal from time to time, and it is in your best interests to know how to do so legally and peacefully.

Do you know what your HOA can and cannot do?

If you live in a Florida neighborhood with a Homeowners' Association, you would be wise to know where your rights as the property owner end and those of the HOA begin. This is useful knowledge to have in case you find yourself in a situation in which you disagree with an HOA decision or regulation that affects your ability to use and enjoy your property. 

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.

Florida reforms condominium association laws

As long as you have been a member of the board of the condo association in your community, you have probably dealt with your share of accusations and conflicts. Certainly, there have been condo owners who have complained about the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions and some who have clearly not even read that document. Perhaps you have even dealt with board members who had personal agendas at heart instead of the good of the community.

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