Month: June 2019

Approaching (and Solving) Common Realtor Fears

  Many people are afraid of failure, but there are also many people who are uncomfortable with too much success. For realtors, there are a number of common fears and uncertainties that can arise during the sale of a property.  This article examines some of the most common fears faced by realtors as well as ways to avoid having these fears negatively impact the real estate sale process. Fear of Failure Everyone is afraid of failing. Many times, this is the reason why realtors feel hampe[...]

What can You Keep After Declaring Bankruptcy in Florida?

One of the most common questions that potential bankruptcy filers have is whether they will be able to keep their possessions after bankruptcy. The answer is, “Sometimes.” It depends on a number of factors, but some personal property is considered to be “exempt,” meaning that the owner is able to keep that property after a bankruptcy discharge. One important consideration for people who are filing for bankruptcy is that in Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a person must have little to no disposable [...]

When is it a Good Idea to File for Bankruptcy?

  Statistics compiled by the federal government suggest that between 2005 to 2017, 12.8 million people filed for bankruptcy. Despite this large number, there are many other people who are left uncertain about whether it is a good idea to file for bankruptcy. Although many people know that the accumulation of a large amount of debt that cannot be paid off is a good sign that it is time to consider filing for bankruptcy, there are also a number of other situations in which filing for bankrup[...]

Renting an Apartment After Filing for Bankruptcy

No matter if you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, the bankruptcy process creates a number of unanticipated obstacles. One of these obstacles is that it can be difficult to find an apartment to rent after filing for bankruptcy. By following some proven strategies, however, it is often possible to locate a rental property in Florida after bankruptcy. The following will review some steps that you can take after filing for bankruptcy in Florida to greatly increase your chances of becoming an apartm[...]