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August 2015 Archives

What are some key elements of a home renovation contract?

When looking to make upgrades to your home, you may enlist the services of a contractor. Before beginning a large-scale renovation, you will want to get the terms of the construction done down in writing. Well before the first nail is driven, you will have a lot of details to get clarified.

Contract disputes with foreign entities can be problematic

When it comes to the real estate business, Miami is now a virtual beehive of nonstop activity. It's not just Floridians that are investing, developing and selling. As we covered previously on this blog, serious investors are coming from all around the world to get in on what Miami has to offer.

Fair Housing Act prohibits discriminatory leasing practices

Finding just the right location for your business in Florida can take a great deal of time and effort. You must work out the specific needs of your company as well as how much you can afford to spend on rent. Once you find a spot you think will work, it is time to meet with the landlord or property manager to discuss possible leasing arrangements. If you are able to meet the terms of a lease agreement on the commercial property, you should be afforded the opportunity to rent the space and set up shop.

Contract dispute exacerbated by unclear terms

The real estate business in Florida can be extremely lucrative. And if you work with others to bring a successful project to fruition, you deserve to receive your share of the profits in a timely fashion. This is why when you do create a development contract with another party, it is a good idea to include time frames for payments. To do otherwise could allow the other party to put off making good on their financial obligations.