- Responding to a Quiet Title ActionThe real estate industry in Florida has continued to grow over the years. As such, the issue of state’s land titles has become problematic among the people of Florida and outsides looking to buy property in Florida. Initially, the major …Read More
- What you need to know about pending changes to Florida insurance lawsArticle Courtesy of The Sun Sentinel By Ron Hurtibise Published May 14, 2021 No one was thrilled with the insurance changes that were passed on the final day of the Florida Legislature’s spring session — not the insurance industry and not consumers’ …Read More
- What is a Living Trust?A living trust can be described as a legally binding document that is created by a person while he or she is still alive. The property owner appoints a designated person, also known as a trustee to manage the assets …Read More
- How To Buy A Condo In Today’s Hot Housing MarketArticle Courtesy of Forbes Advisor By Natalie Campisi Published May 16, 2021 Whether you’re looking for a low-maintenance home, a downtown pad or a vacation getaway, condominiums, or condos, offer many attractive features. They’re typically a more budget-friendly way to …Read More
- As hurricane season approaches, three insurers are canceling thousands of Florida customersArticle Courtesy of The Sun Sentinel By Ron Hurtibise Published May 20, 2021 As another hurricane season bears down on the state, more than 50,000 Florida home insurance customers will soon receive notices that their policies have been canceled or won’t be …Read More
- What Are the Differences Between HOAs, Condo Associations and Tenants in Common?Article Courtesy of Yahoo Finance By Laura Woods Published May 2, 2021 You’re planning to purchase a new home, and while browsing online, you’ve noticed many of the listings you’re interested in contain unfamiliar real estate terms. Specifically, you want …Read More
- A Guide To The Fair Housing Act And Its ExemptionsArticle Courtesy of Forbes Advisor By Cathy Bond + Rachel Witkowski Published May 3, 2021 Everyone deserves a stable, affordable place to live. But the unfortunate truth is that discrimination in housing has prevented some vulnerable groups from achieving this …Read More
- Bill updating homeowner association rules clears HouseArticle Courtesy of Florida Politics By Kelly Hayes Published April 28, 2021 A bill that revises state regulations and governance rules for homeowner and community associations cleared the House in a unanimous vote Tuesday. The House heard the Senate version …Read More
- Your Guide to Neighbor-to-Neighbor DisputesLiving in a neighborhood comes with many benefits, including community safety, proximity to people you like and the opportunity to receive support during tough times. Unfortunately, neighborhood living can also come with drawbacks when you and your neighbors don’t get …Read More
- Can My Mom Take Out a Home Equity Loan on a House in Her Name Without Affecting My Dad’s Medicaid Benefits?
My dad is in a nursing home and qualified for Medicaid nearly three years ago. My mom still lives in their home in Pennsylvania. The deed was transferred into her name alone during Medicaid’s “spend down” period. She was planning to take out a home equity loan, but she has been told it might jeopardize my dad’s Medicaid eligibility. Is this true?