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What Contract Should I Use?

October 7, 2020 Contracts

The answer to this question depends on your transaction. In an article published in the September issue of the Realtor® Association of Sarasota-Manatee’s Elevate magazine, attorney Jeffrey Grebe helps real estate agents understand the intricacies of the contract’s inspection and repair procedures to help their clients avoid pitfalls and to…

Economic Stimulus for First-Time Homebuyers

April 21, 2009 Tax

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was recently enacted as a means of stimulating the economy. The most noteworthy real estate aspect of the Recovery Act is a refundable tax credit of up to $8,000 for first-time homebuyers. This article will summarize the main qualifications and limitations for…

What Is “As Is” warranties?

October 1, 2003 Litigation

The simple phrase “AS IS” is widely used in today’s transactional society. But what exactly is AS IS? The condition of the property is often a major sticking point in the negotiation of a sales transaction. Buyers usually desire assurances or warranties regarding the condition of the property. Sellers, on…