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How Can a Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Help Me?

Debt is an issue that many Americans struggle with each year. In fact, it has been reported that 340 million Americans are dealing with burdensome debt. If you are seeking relief from the debt you have accrued, you may consider filing bankruptcy. For many borrowers, successfully filing bankruptcy can provide

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5 Signs That You Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer

Suffering from overwhelming amounts of debt is an issue that many people face in their lives. It has been reported that an estimated 1.5 million individuals file bankruptcy each year in the United States. For some borrowers, when the debt becomes too much to handle, bankruptcy is an option that

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Understanding the Different Types of Bankruptcy in Florida

It has been reported that over half a million Americans file bankruptcy annually. When financial hardships become too much to bear, sometimes a fresh start is necessary for a person to rebuild and do better the second time around. If you are in need of debt relief, filing bankruptcy may

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4 reasons why you should hire a foreclosure defense attorney

For many people, the purchase of a home is one of the most costly purchases they will make in their life. Aside from the financial investment, homes also harbor a large emotional investment filled with years of memories made within the walls of the home. However, when financial hardship strikes,

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Real estate disputes persist over preservation of older homes

A battle is going on concerning the preservation of a mansion sitting on Miami Beach’s Star Island.  The home was built in 1925 and designed by the first registered architect in Florida.  The mansion is now scheduled for demolition. Developers are hoping to tear the home down in order to

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Core commercial real estate luring in investors

Investors have become more cautious since the real estate market debacle in 2008.  A great many high-risk property fund managers that relied heavily on debt financing ended up in collapse during this period. One response has been for investors to take a greater interest in core real estate.  Though the

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Possible real estate scheme leads to florida taking legal action

One Boca Raton-based land trust company was named in a judgment involving hundreds of homes across Florida. The company acquired close to 100 homes in Palm Beach County and was said to have owned more than 250 properties statewide. However, the state shut the company down in September 2012 over

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Investor strategies may artificially drive up home prices

Since the end of the economic recession, home prices have been on the rise.  Home prices rose across Florida last year by 20 percent or more.  Not everyone is pleased as middle-class buyers have still not always had a place to turn. Many real estate investors have been moving into

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Financing still tight in south florida real estate market

While the commercial real estate market in South Florida appears to be improving, lenders are still hesitant to finance a number of real estate transactions. A number of critics feel that federal regulators and lenders are in fact slowing down recovery by turning away borrowers that are creditworthy. The tighter

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Miami foreclosure rate fell but is still above national average

The foreclosure rate in the Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall area had fallen to 8.72 percent in December. While this is down significantly from the 14.38 percent rate we saw one year earlier, it is still much too high. The national foreclosure rate is at 2.09 percent. The foreclosure rate across Florida was

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Florida real estate dispute goes back to eminent domain action

A proposed Florida development has been delayed by officials who say they need more time to look over project information.  The information contained in the proposal was delivered by an attorney and concerns a legal dispute, property ownership and storm-water drainage. The Main Street Redevelopment Board had three board members

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Commercial real estate refinanced to have more time to sell

One South Florida property owner has refinanced in order to be provided more time to sell the land. The loan has been negotiated by a Miami-based firm for $36.5 million and involves vacant tracts in Hillsboro Beach and Boynton Beach. The commercial real estate lender has provided the loan over

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Home prices rose significantly during 2013

According to a home price index, home prices including distressed sales increased nationwide by 11 percent from December 2012 until December 2013.  During that same period (and excluding distressed sales), Florida home prices increased by 11.5 percent, which was the fifth highest in the nation. The 11 percent increase was

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Number of investors buying real estate in florida goes up in 2013

Despite rising home prices, the Florida real estate market appears to remain strong. While nine percent of home purchases in Florida were made by institutional investors in 2012, this number rose to 12 percent in 2013. On a national scale, seven percent of purchases in 2013 involved investor sales. There

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7 reasons why your business needs a business lawyer

As a business owner, you start your business hoping that everything will run smoothly, and you will end up running a very successful organisation after some time. Unfortunately, we do not live in a utopian society where every business flourishes. Mistakes happen along the way, issues come up, and chances

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How do cpa courses helps in exam content?

During the CPA exam journey, one of the most important choice to make is selecting the CPA exam review courses. The CPA review courses are different self-study resources that are designed for the CPA candidates to teach them about the course content in order to pass the exam. Course components

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