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What are the legal grounds for eviction in Florida?
How long does an eviction proceeding take in Florida?
How long does a landlord have to return my security deposit in Florida if there are not damages to the property?
What types of damages are available in a breach of contract for real estate?
What is adverse possession?
When can I rescind (cancel or terminate) an agreement or contract I signed to purchase property and ... ?
Who is the Mortgage electronic Registration System (MERS) and why are they important to foreclosure?
What does it mean to quiet title?
How does a landlord legally evict a tenant in Florida?
Who and when can someone put a mechanic’s lien on my home?
If I do not have a signed lease agreement can my landlord raise my rent whenever he or she wants to?
What is a prescriptive easement?
Can a homeowners’ association board member be sued in Florida?
What are ejectment actions?
When does someone breach a real estate contract?
What is a holdover tenant?
What is specific performance?
If I break my lease, can the landlord recover all of the rent due under the contract?
What rights do tenants have when landlords are in foreclosure litigation?
What are covenants, conditions, and restrictions in a homeowners’ association?
What is a partition lawsuit?
What can I do if my landlord refuses to make repairs to my Florida apartment?
What recourse does the HOA have if a homeowner does not pay an assessment?
What should I do if my landlord changed the lock on my door?
What is equitable subrogation?
My landlord is losing his Florida house to foreclosure. What happens to me as a tenant?
How can I break my lease in Florida?
What is the landlord's duty to mitigate?
What is a fiduciary duty?
Do I need an attorney for an eviction proceeding in Florida?
Are verbal agreements to sell land binding, if all of the money exchanged hands?
Can I force my landlord to fix my apartment in Florida?
What is slander of title?
Can my landlord lock me out of my apartment if I do not pay rent?
Can I rescind a purchase of real estate after closing?
Can property owners along the beach prevent others from walking along the shore?
How do I appeal a valuation of my property?
If I win a lawsuit against the association, can I recover attorney fees and assessment fees that I paid?
What happens if my original lender has gone out of business?
Can the utility companies come on my property without permission?
What happens when one owner of a property wants to sell and another owner does not?
What action can I take in Florida if my landlord withholds the security deposit?
What happens if I do not pay my rent?
What happens when two different deeds to the property conflict?
How are the proceeds distributed among the owners in a sale resulting from a partition?
What will happen during the course of real estate litigation?
Can the adjoining property owner and I agree on a border different from our deeds?
What are mechanic’s liens
What is an easement?
Can I ever legally withhold rent from my landlord in Florida?
Can a lender foreclose during the modification application process?
What are the remedies for an adjoin property owner who is using my property?
Who has to pay for damage to the apartment caused by an air conditioner, toilet, or other appliance?
What can I do if my landlord’s actions make it impossible for me to live in my apartment?
Can an association purchase a unit that was foreclosed?
Can a lawsuit result in forgiveness of back payments, penalties, and interest?
Can a lender foreclose after a modification or payment plan was approved?
Can I hire someone to handle my appeal, and pay them a percentage of my tax reduction received?
Can a lawsuit result in a principal balance reduction?
Can a lawsuit result in a permanent loan modification?
If a board forecloses on a unit for unpaid assessments, does the board have to give notice?
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Jacksonville, Florida 32257
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