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2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Florida on
Q: I bought a home in Florida for my mom, I want to add her to the deed so her save our homes exemption is applied, can I?

This is my first home, I don’t have a previous save our homes homestead exemption. I am buying the house but my mother is living in it. If I add her to the deed will she be able to transfer her save our homes to the new house? As it would be 50% ownership, would 50% of the exemption be applied?... View More

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answered on Dec 2, 2023

What a nice gesture. You can absolutely add her in via a Quit Claim Deed. I would strongly urge you to hire a real estate lawyer to prepare one so it is done right. Errors in deeds are costly specially when trying to correct them after many years and at the time of sale. As co-tenants you can... View More

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Q: Can a landlord put a lockbox on the property while tenants are living in the property without your consent or agreement?
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answered on May 3, 2024

Absolutely not if residential. That’s calls self help eviction and very frowned upon. Speak to a lawyer to assist you

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Q: When it comes to eviction laws does MiamiDade law prevail over City of Miami

This is the time constraints on evictions differing between City of Miami and MiamiDade

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answered on Apr 20, 2024

All evictions are governed by Florida statutes chapter 83 which is not city or county changed. It’s all the same for city of miami and dade county

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Q: A buyer did not hold up his end of a bill of sale while buying a property. He had 1 week to come up with 5k its been 3.

When I got to my property to sell to buyer for 21k cash with a quit claim deed. Buyer had 3k cash and 13k check. Seller agreed to give him till end of week for 5k. Seller also agreed to get quit claim deed notarized so when money was transferred could send to county. All of this was in bill of... View More

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answered on Mar 26, 2024

Sorry you are going through this. What documents do you have that would set forth all the terms of what you describe above? Reach out to a real estate attorney such as myself to review your documents and see how we can help.

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