Florida Realtors Legal News
Legal News Archive
There are “nuisance property” remedies, along with disagreements on what constitutes a nuisance. If an HOA applies, start there. If not, talk to the city.
Title fraud is rare but a big problem. Criminals start by creating a fake deed and then filing a quiet title action.
There were 31,216 fair-housing complaints in 2021, a 9% year-to-year increase. Most complaints cited disabled access, with race discrimination coming in at No.2.
In Jan., HUD proposed rules to help local governments reverse segregated housing patterns. NAR and four other groups announced that they support the update.
The planning process starts with questions. HUD notes that things like technology have changed, and it will update regulations after a public comment period.
How does a homeowners’ association rider differ from a condominium rider? How is it similar? This month’s focus is on the similarities between the two. Next month we’ll focus on the differences.
Under just-passed Fla. tort reform, multifamily operators can limit their liability for injuries on their property. If they follow a specific roster of security guidelines, they can attain a “presumption against negligence.”