10 Common Title Problems

I am often asked why one should purchase title insurance. The short answer is so that an owner can protect him or herself from any unknown encumbrances or defects in the title. Then I get the follow up question, which is “well shouldn’t a title search be sufficient?”...

ANOTHER CLOSING ON PRIVATE UTILITY

Marty Friedman represented Continental Utility, Inc. in the negotiation and sale of it water and wastewater utility system to the City of Wildwood, which closed on February 16, 2016. Continental Utility, Inc. is a Florida Public Service Commission regulated utility...

FIRPTA Withholding Rate to Increase to 15%

For those of you who represent foreign investors who are selling real estate, effective February 16, 2016, FIRPTA general withholding rate will increase from 10% to 15%. For more information, you can view the article at The Fund or contact us at (407) 830-6331 or...

Fellowship for Attorney Bridget Friedman

Bridget Friedman has been selected as a 2015-2017 Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Fellow. The mission of the Fellowship Program is to attract and retain young lawyers to the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar (RPPTL).  The Fellowship...

Fellowship for Attorney Bridget Friedman

Bridget Friedman has selected as a Fellow for the Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy of the Florida Bar for 2015-2016. The Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy is a multi-session training program designed to assist a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers in...