Stetson law school exam question

April 12, 2013

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3. Bill and Boopsie Bandit own a house in Florida free and clear. At 9:00 AM on 3/16/13, they attend a closing at which they deed (for a purchase price of $250,000) the property to Fred and Ethel Mertz, and the Mertzes execute a mortgage to California Bank for $225,000. The seller’s net proceeds are […]

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Exam Question for Real Estate Law Class

April 4, 2013

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As I did last year, I will post one final exam questions for my law students on my blog. Keep checking the posts to see the question.

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Asset Protection Review

February 11, 2013

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Tampa Bay Business Law, LLP, has put together a comprehensive asset protection review package for our clients. For a flat fee of $450, we will review a client’s assets and the potential threats to those assets. In a meeting with the client we will develop a plan setting out steps the client can take to […]

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Technological changes for Tampa Bay Business Law, LLP

February 7, 2013

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My law firm, Tampa Bay Business Law, LLP, has made two long overdue technological advances. Yesterday we established a facebook page. Today, our new website (www.tampabaybusinesslaw.com) became operational and compatible with mobile devices. When you get a chance, check us out.

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New Lawyer joins Tampa Bay Business Law, LLP

September 19, 2012

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On October 1, 2012, Attorney Dennis Meyers will join Tampa Bay Business Law, LLP, as a partner. Dennis is immediate past president of the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce, a member of Leadership Tampa, and a member of the Workforce Alliance, in addition to practicing law in the areas of business litigation and intellectual property. […]

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Signs of a housing recovery

September 19, 2012

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The latest news reported by CNN shows that nationwide, new housing starts has increased by almost 30% from this time last year and sales of existing homes has increased by almost 25% over the same time period. In addition, the percentage of short sales has decreased to 22% from last year’s 31%. Anecdotal reports from […]

New Mortgage Foreclosure Activity

June 19, 2012

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The statute of limitations for bring action on a written instrument in Florida is five years. This means that the statute has started to run on people who defaulted on their mortgages in 2007. Market Street Mortgage was one of the first mortgage lenders taken over by the FDIC during the economic downturn. Many of […]