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Five Reasons Why a Pandemic Might be a Great Time to Sell Property

Five Reasons Why a Pandemic Might be a Great Time to Sell Property

Realtors have faced countless challenges this year. Besides the pandemic, a weakened economy, and massive layoffs, many people have decided to put selling their home on pause for the year. While these challenges are certainly formidable, realtors should appreciate that this summer might actually be one of the best times in years to sell a property. In the hopes of giving realtors renewed vigor in approaching clients, this article reviews some silver linings of the current real estate market. [...]

Critical Questions to Ask Your Bankruptcy Lawyer Before Filing

Critical Questions to Ask Your Bankruptcy Lawyer Before Filing

Regardless of how much you think you know about the bankruptcy process, it is often still a good idea to speak with a knowledgeable lawyer who can answer any questions you might have. Reviewing the facts with a knowledgeable attorney is also one of the best ways to make sure that you avoid any errors that could end up jeopardizing your bankruptcy case.   To better prepare you for the initial meeting with your bankruptcy attorney, this article reviews some critical questions you should ask[...]

Realtors’ Commonly Asked COVID-19 Questions

Realtors’ Commonly Asked COVID-19 Questions

As we navigate the Covid-19 pandemic, many of us have been placed in situations that we never would have anticipated. While it is a good idea to retain the help of a knowledgeable property law attorney if you are facing a complex situation, it may also help to understand some legal responses to four of the most commonly asked questions that Florida realtors are asking during the pandemic.   What Unique Legal Complications Does COVID-19 Bring to the Real Estate Industry?   In situat[...]

Should You Wait on Bankruptcy or File Now?

Should You Wait on Bankruptcy or File Now?

  The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent havoc that the virus has wreaked on the economy have left many people facing difficult financial times. If you think that bankruptcy is a good option, you have likely also considered whether you should file for bankruptcy now or wait.  On one hand, filing for bankruptcy too early might mean losing a property you would have otherwise been able to keep. Conversely, waiting on bankruptcy might mean you can avoid the process entirely. To help you de[...]

Commonly Asked Questions About Selling Property During the Pandemic

Commonly Asked Questions About Selling Property During the Pandemic

One of the biggest challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic is that it feels like we are constantly being presented with new information about how the illness is spreading and how it is best controlled. As Florida continues to see an increase in the number of confirmed cases, there are countless questions that people interested in selling a property during this process have. The following reviews the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions by sellers during the coronavirus pand[...]

Navigating Life After a Bankruptcy Discharge

Navigating Life After a Bankruptcy Discharge

If you recently received a discharge following either a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are probably excited for a new beginning and a second opportunity to build a strong credit score. Making mistakes during this process, however, can lead to substantial complications. To make sure that you navigate this period successfully and rebuild your credit as strongly and quickly as possible, consider the following critical tips for life after bankruptcy.   Keep Copies of Bankruptcy Documents[...]

Six Things Everyone Should Understand About Bankruptcy

Six Things Everyone Should Understand About Bankruptcy

  When most people encounter financial difficulties, they view bankruptcy as an opportunity to build a new credit history. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic and its ensuing chaos, an unprecedented number of people are finding themselves facing financial difficulties and considering filing for bankruptcy. The following reviews some critical things that you should understand before you pursue bankruptcy as a method of taking control of your debt.   Bankruptcy is Not Embarrassing[...]

Proven Strategies Realtors Use to Make Properties More Attractive

Proven Strategies Realtors Use to Make Properties More Attractive

During the coronavirus pandemic, a property’s curb appeal means more than ever. After all, prospective buyers are no longer able to tour properties with the freedom they once could. Either a property attracts potential purchasers from the outside or dissuades them from looking further.  If you are in the process of attempting to sell a property during the pandemic and are worried about its outward appearance, there are some critical steps that you can follow to make sure that your home is as[...]

How to Respond to Collector Calls After Filing for Bankruptcy

How to Respond to Collector Calls After Filing for Bankruptcy

  After you file for bankruptcy, your creditors should discontinue their efforts to collect on debts. This, however, is not always the case, and sometimes people continue to be harassed by creditors even after filing for bankruptcy.    If you are harassed by creditors after filing for bankruptcy, you should understand some important details about your rights and debt collection calls. Most importantly, know that you have a right to be free from creditor harassment after filing for [...]

How Realtors Should Clean Listed Properties in the Coronavirus Era

How Realtors Should Clean Listed Properties in the Coronavirus Era

One facet of the COVID-19 pandemic that has caused many people to worry is the length of time the virus can survive on surfaces. Added to this risk is the fear that people are not cleaning surfaces or properties correctly. If you are selling a property, you want to do whatever possible to avoid leaving prospective buyers worried that they will accidentally be exposed to the virus while viewing it. The following reviews some critical steps you can take to keep your home clean as you try to sell i[...]