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Special Assessments and SIRS/MIRS UPDATE

DBPR Panel – Part 2, February 29, 2024  Attorney Kistemaker is a voting member of the Florida Bar Condominium & Planned Development Committee and as such, serves as Co-Chair of the Education Sub-Committee and additionally, serves on and the Senate Bill 4D/154 Substantive Legislative Committee…

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Estoppel FAQs

Attorney Kistemaker is a voting member of the Florida Bar Condominium & Planned Development Committee and as such, serves as Co-Chair of the Education Sub-Committee and additionally, serves on and the Senate Bill 4D/154 Substantive Legislative Committee Task Force and Board Certification Course Committee. An…

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A Guide to Transferring Property to a Trust in Florida

By: Rima Suleiman, Esq. Transferring property to a trust can be a strategic and beneficial estate planning move, providing aseamless transition of assets and ensuring a smoother distribution of your estate. Understanding theprocess of transferring property to a trust is crucial for effective estate management….

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Mobile Home Park Rent Gouging – What Can Be Done?

By: Erin Glover-Frey, Senior Attorney One of the issues our firm is seeing more and more of are dramatic increases in lot rent in mobile home communities. Most often, these communities are 55+ communities, meaning the vast majority of the residents are retirees, who thought…

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Navigating Errors: The Importance of Corrective Deeds

By: Rima Suleiman, Esq. A corrective deed, also known as a correction deed or deed of correction, is a legal document used to correct errors or omissions in a previously recorded real estate deed. Deeds are legal instruments used to transfer ownership of real property…

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Importance of having a Well Written Residential Lease:

By Erum Kistemaker It is important to note, that any lease for more than one year must be in writing to be binding. Therefore, it is important to have a written lease for a term of a year or more (long term lease). We suggest counsel is…

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Condo Election Recalls in Florida

By: Rima Suleiman, Esq. Living in a condominium comes with many perks, but it also involves community governance. One crucial aspect of this governance is the ability to initiate a condo election recall, a powerful tool that allows residents to hold their elected leaders accountable….

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