How Your Credit Impacts Buying a House

Buying a home can be one of the most fulfilling journeys for anyone, whether you’re doing so as an individual or with your family. It’s a major moment in your life to pick out the house you’re going to spend most of your time over the next several years. However, the journey can also be a challenging one with plenty of roadblocks in the way of your future home. We aren’t financial advisors, but we constantly work Read More

3 Things Often Forgotten in an Estate Plan

The perfect estate plan protects your hard work and your family from headaches after you’re gone. We cherish the opportunity to help clients sort through their estate and come up with a plan that’s thorough and makes sure everyone is considered at the end of the day. But, a lot of plans aren’t comprehensive and miss out on some key details that are necessary to include. Today, we want to mention some of those Read More

Why 2022 is Your Year to Buy a Home in Florida

Look, we get it. We know the Florida real estate market as much as anyone, and we know it’s incredibly hot right now. In fact, Zillow projects the top two real estate markets in the entire country will be in Florida for 2022. We previously went over some tips to help you stand out. Now, let’s look at why 2022 is your year. It’s All About Options The real estate market in Florida doesn’t look like it will be Read More

How To Make Florida Probate Easy On Your Family

Probate in Florida can be a difficult process. When someone dies, everything they leave behind (known as their estate) enters into probate. If that person created an Estate Plan while they were alive, their belongings will be divided according to their wishes. If they died without leaving behind an Estate Plan, it is up to the discretion of a Florida Judge to divide everything up - not their loved ones. In some Read More

5 Real Estate Resolutions For 2022

Being a homeowner is never easy, but being a homeowner trying to sell your home - or anticipating a move in the near future - is a stressful prospect. If you’re assessing your options for relocating, the New Year is a great time to take stock of what you’ve got and where you want to go. For all homeowners considering putting your place up for sale in 2022, here are our 5 Real Estate Resolutions: Keep Saving For a Read More

4 Estate Planning Questions To Ask At the End of the Year

The end of the year and the start of a new one is a time for rest and reflection. How did your life change in the last year, and what do you want to do with it in the next one? When you’re looking back at all that has happened, it’s also a great time to review your Estate Plan. An Estate Plan is a legally-binding plan created with the help of an attorney for what you want to happen to your remaining belongings, Read More

4 Tips To Help Real Estate Buyers Stand Out From the Pack

The Real Estate market is still booming, thanks in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic. Houses are going up for sale and being bought within hours - sometimes without even being seen in person. We’ve written before about how sellers still need to work with Real Estate attorneys - and how buyers can navigate the chaos. But what can a buyer do to stand out from the rest of the pack in this crazy market? In this busy Read More

4 Different Types of Trusts to Protect Your Assets

One of the most popular forms of Estate Planning is through utilizing Trusts. There are many different types of Trusts, and they all serve unique purposes. It is common for one person to have different Trusts for different needs. Estate Planning is the process of working with a lawyer to create a legally binding plan for what will happen to your belongings and property (known as your estate) and your remaining Read More

Why Sellers Need a Real Estate Attorney Too

We have written in the past about the importance of having a Real Estate attorney working with you while buying a house, not just a Real Estate agent. An attorney oversees the process with an eye for the legal aspect of the transaction, making sure everything is in your favor in a way that a realtor cannot. Working with a Real Estate attorney is also important for Title Insurance. Title Insurance helps ensure that Read More

How To Prepare For Florida Probate Court

When a loved one passes away, the last thing you want to deal with is a complicated legal matter. Unfortunately, that is what many Florida residents will face. This is because all of the assets which were owned by the deceased loved one (collectively called their estate) need to be evaluated and distributed to the appropriate next of kin. If your loved one engaged in Estate Planning prior to their death, they may Read More