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Category Archives: Real Estate

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Law Firms Negotiate With Landlords Over Leases

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

All businesses have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. Some have had to be flexible with their services (such as takeout or curbside delivery) so they could continue to make money. Some have had to be flexible with their workforce (such as offering remote work). Others have had to shut down… Read More »

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Ethics Concerning Privacy vs. Public Safety in Real Estate

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Those who live in apartments right now have many concerns. While the ability to pay rent is a major issue since millions of people have lost their jobs, there is also the concern of what to do if a person in the building has tested positive for COVID-19.  Must tenants tell their landlords if… Read More »

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Common Issues During Real Estate Transactions

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Those employed in the real estate field are very busy. In the United States alone, 5.96 million houses were sold in 2018. While this was a decrease from the 6.12 million homes sold the previous year, this number is still significant. In a perfect world, every real estate transaction would go smoothly. However, it… Read More »

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The Coronavirus’ Impact on the Real Estate Industry

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, has impacted the lives of all Americans. Even people across the world have been affected by this pandemic, which has closed down schools, caused large events to be cancelled and forced workers to stay home sick without pay. The stock market saw its worst day since 2008. Fearful… Read More »

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Florida Landlord Loses Lawsuit Based on Lease Language

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Your English teacher in school may have taught you about the importance of proper grammar and language usage. This is true in the real world. When dealing with contracts, the language you include can make all the difference in how a case is handled. In many cases, it all comes down to proper wording…. Read More »

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Types of Real Estate Transactions

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

The most expensive thing you’ll ever buy is a home, unless you’re a millionaire who can afford private jets and islands. Buying or selling a home is a huge real estate transaction, and if you don’t know what to expect during this process, you could end up losing a lot of money. Each time… Read More »

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Implied Warranty of Habitability, Why Does it Matter?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

The implied warranty of habitability is an essential issue for landlords to understand in order to avoid litigation. At the office of Edward J. Jennings, P.A. we are experienced in real estate law and can help you understand your responsibility as a landlord to avoid litigation. What is the implied warranty of habitability? The… Read More »

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What is Equity Skimming and How to Identify It

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

In 1985, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner released a statement that expressed her concern with a real estate and housing scheme known as equity skimming. Equity skimming is a crime and can cause a person to lose his or her home, equity, and credit rating all in one fell… Read More »

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Quitclaim Deed Vs. Warranty Deed: What’s the Difference?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

A deed is a legal document that contains a thorough description of a property that one property owner may wish to transfer to a new owner. When concerning a property in an urban or suburban environment, the legal description of the property should identify which lot the current owner occupies in a platted subdivision…. Read More »

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What You Need to Know About the Florida Commercial Eviction Process

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

As a landlord, you may have already learned that the best motto to conduct business by is “expect the unexpected.” Unfortunately, you never can know what to expect from tenants, even if, by paper, they seem perfect. For this reason, it is imperative that you have a binding commercial real estate contract in place… Read More »

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