Tag Archives: Buying or Selling a House
How Do I Take Title to Real Estate With My Spouse?
If you are thinking about purchasing real estate in the St. Petersburg area—for example, you and your spouse want to buy your first home—it is important to understand the different forms that land ownership may take. This is not a minor technical detail; how real property is titled affects your legal rights as owners…. Read More »
Do I Need a Written Sales Contract to Buy or Sell a Florida Home?
Buying or selling a home in the St. Petersburg area is a major undertaking. You should never treat a real estate transaction casually. That is to say, you should never rely on a “handshake agreement” as a substitute for a written sales contract specifying all relevant terms and conditions of the parties’ agreement. What… Read More »
There is a new and growing trend which started around 2012 for affordable and simplistic homeownership – tiny houses. These houses are generally between 100 and 500 square feet in size, and are often built on trailers, so the homeowners can move their houses with ease. With a growing number of Americans foregoing the… Read More »
What Details Must Be Disclosed When Buying a Home?
During the sale of the home, there are rules that govern what information is required to be shared with home buyers. Most laws require the disclosure of material facts about the home, which can include any structural issues, mold and mildew, the accurate total square footage of the home, and any other items that… Read More »