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 As a realtor, do you manage any rental properties where the owner is a foreign person?  If you do, are you collecting from the GROSS receipts 30% and sending that money to the IRS?  If you aren't, you very well may be PERSONALLY and PRIMARILY liable to the IRS for that money, and there is almost...
A mid June decision by an appellate court in Florida, the trial court was upheld in sanctioning defense counsel and borrower in a foreclosure action for filing frivolous and unsupported mortgage foreclosure affirmative defenses that delayed resolution of the case.  The court awarded over $20,000 ...
This week I received no less than 4 inquiries from out of state owners of Florida real estate.  Each one of them was under the impression that by moving away from Florida they also "moved away" from the ability of the bank to pursue them for any deficiency or other Florida incurred debt.  Each on...
Can a community association declare itself the "landlord" of a rented unit or home if it is not getting paid its assessments?  In Florida it can and it may keep 100% of the rents to apply against all the delinquent assessments on that unit /home.  This is a clarification of the prior 2010 law tha...

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