Category: Real Estate

November 19, 2020

Estate Planning

Estate Planning Attorney At Nasseh Sirounis Law, P.A. we provide exceptional legal services for all of your estate planning and asset protection needs. No one wants to envision a world of which we are no longer a part of, but the reality is that tomorrow is not promised, and good health is not guaranteed. Many people consider speaking to an attorney and create a proper estate plan but never get around to it or attempt to do so when it's too late. We are aware that creating an estate plan means facing the fact that one day you will pass but our attorneys are very understanding and [...]

November 18, 2020

Difference between Real Estate Agent and Real Estate Attorney

Difference between Real Estate Agent and Real Estate Attorney You have many options in choosing who you want representing your interest in a residential real estate transaction. Florida does not require you to hire an attorney when buying or selling residential real property nor do you need to hire a real estate agent to do so. In fact, you may legally buy and sell residential property without involving any of the two. However, hiring an agent or an attorney can have a huge impact on the process and value of your purchase.  Real Estate Agent Real estate agents generally fall into two [...]

November 17, 2020

Do I need a lawyer to purchase residential real estate?

Do I need a lawyer to purchase residential real estate? Closing A Purchase and Sale of Real Estate Closing a purchase and sale of real estate can be quite the complicated process, particularly if there is a mortgage involved. The typical sale of real estate may require preparation of numerous documents, home inspections, title insurance and more. While many states require the use of an attorney for real estate purchase or sale, Florida is not one of those states. In fact, many residential real estate transactions are completed by negotiations between the buyer and seller via their [...]

September 21, 2020

Lady Bird Deeds

Avoiding Probate With Enhanced Life Estate Deeds When considering estate planning, a Lady Bird Deed (also known as an enhanced life estate deed) can be used as an effective tool to allow a homeowner to live in their home for the rest of their life and automatically pass ownership onto whoever is designated in the recorded lady bird deed after the life estate holder is deceased. The lady bird deed in Florida allows you to avoid probate, reserve powers to yourself, maintain Medicaid eligibility, and maintain Homestead exemption. [caption id="attachment_294" align="alignnone" width="526"] [...]