Month: November 2016

Opportunities For Real Estate Purchasers and Sellers in Florida

The latest trends and reports from Florida Realtors® demonstrate shifting tides in the Florida real estate market that seem to favor sellers. The median sale price of single family homes rose from $199,900 to $225,000 between August 2015 and August 2016. This means that housing prices are on the rise and sellers, especially those who bought when the market was low, are seeing potential to profit from their investment. As prices continue to rise so does the risk that the market will hit an apex[...]

Understanding the Bankruptcy Discharge

One of the biggest advantages of filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the bankruptcy discharge of certain debts that comes along with successful completion of the proceedings.  A Bankruptcy Discharge Is… A bankruptcy discharge is a permanent court order prohibiting creditors of the bankruptcy debtor from taking any action to collect discharged debts. This includes legal action as well as direct communications with the debtor (text messages, phone calls, emails, letters, etc.). In [...]