Real Estate Closings

Buying or Selling a Business: How Long Will It Take to Close?

April 8, 2020 by

Once a business sale contract is signed, a buyer or seller may ask how long it will take to close the deal. Howard Stross discusses what can affect a closing date when buying or selling a business.

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How Does a Landlord Prevent Liens by Tenant’s Contractors? Part 1

July 12, 2019 by

Florida landlords may protect their real estate from liens resulting from tenants’ improvements. To take advantage of Florida law and avoid liens and disputes with construction contractors and material suppliers, landlords must take the actions discussed below and in ...

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Boilerplate Language in Business and Real Estate Agreements: The Devil Really Is In the Details

June 10, 2016 by

Have you ever been at a real estate closing or presented with a long agreement containing language and terms you did not understand? Has anyone ever told you, "Don’t worry, it's just boilerplate"?

Boilerplate is a slang word used ...

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Dastardly Deed: Using Tricks to Take Your Money

March 17, 2015 by

The predators are at it again with yet another trick about obtaining a certified copy of the deed to one’s Homestead. The dictionary defines dastardly as cowardly, characterized by underhandedness or treachery. That definition perfectly describes what so-called businesses ...

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