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...

Forum Selection Clauses

Bridget M. Friedman had an article selected to be published in the Winter 2015 issue of ActionLine (Vol. XXXVII, No. 2), a publication of The Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. In Florida, contracting parties are permitted to agree that...

Spotlight on the Fellows

Bridget M. Friedman was mentioned in an article published in the Winter 2015 issue of ActionLine (Vol. XXXVII, No. 2), a publication of The Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. The article, “Spotlight on the Fellows,” summarized the current...

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...

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?”...

Pleading and Proving a Reformation Case

Bridget M. Friedman had an article on pleading and proving a reformation case selected to be published in the Summer 2016 issue of ActionLine (Vol. XXXVII, No. 4), a publication of The Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. In preparing a...
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