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The Game of Time

I’m playing a game and my opponent is the time thief. So far he’s been winning, but I’ve been observing his strategies for awhile. I’ve also been calculating my own strategies for some time now, and pretty soon I’m going … Continue reading

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The 3 Duties of a Real Estate Transaction Lawyer

As law students, we are trained to identify the legal risks of a given scenario and then advise our clients of those risks. That is the essence of lawyering. As a transaction lawyer, because we can recognize the potential for … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Real Estate Investments

Here’s 5 Advantages: High rate of return, typically better than stocks or bonds; Tax shelter (depreciation, 1031 exchanges, and capital gains exemptions); Hedge against inflation; The power of leverage: making money with OPM; Equity! Here’s 5 Disadvantages: Illiquid (not a … Continue reading

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Waiting for Hurricane Irma

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Jacksonville Beach

This is one of my favorite venues in Jax Beach…the Casa Marina Hotel.

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What To Do in Jacksonville?

Hi Folks, Last week we saw an amazing array of properties and the luscious live-work-play community of Downtown Doral, a city within a city (Miami) in sunny South Florida. In today’s Virtual Tour, we’ll be exploring Downtown Jacksonville & it’s hip, … Continue reading

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Self-Promotion: Real Estate Media Creation

Okay, so I have been experimenting with Canva and I love the capabilities for digital & print media. So far I have only used the graphics online, but you could easily print the pdf’s for, let’s say, open house brochures. Here’s … Continue reading

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The 3 Steps of a Real Estate Sale

Step One: Negotiation This is where offer and acceptance of a purchase price are negotiated between a buyer and a seller, the purchase contract is then signed, and the escrow period begins.   Step Two: Due Diligence Here, an escrow account is … Continue reading

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Retirement and Relocation: Destination Florida?

Are You Considering Relocation & Retirement in Florida, But Not Sure Where to Start? These 5 Buyer Action Steps can Help Guide You Through the New Construction Home Buying Process. Get Your Lender Pre-Qualification Letter First. Before you start looking for a home, you should know … Continue reading

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The Dynamic Nature of the Hospitality Industry

Whatever impresses clients today will be considered boring tomorrow. Take an old “Art Deco” hotel and modernize the interior, like this lobby at The Essex House in South Beach, and you will have reinvented yourself for the present time. By … Continue reading

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