Miami Beach Becomes International with “Sleepless Night”

Miami Beach, furthering its reputation as the “hippest place on earth”, will be hosting the first ever Sleepless Night, a round-the-clock venue of free entertainment and cultural events on November 3rd. This event will be the first event of its kind in the United States. According to the Miami Herald, Sleepless Night will be held […]

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Florida Tax Reform: Just as unenthusing as Insurance Reform?

Over the last few months, I have been mildly following the tax reform see-saw.  In the very beginning, it was “thought” (or more likely, hoped for) that Florida property taxes were going to be completely eliminated.  Many people jumped on the “no more property tax” bandwagon.  E-mails were sent, initiatives were started.  I, for one, did […]

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“As-Is” vs. “Warranted Sale” Contracts & Open Permits

Today my friend and colleague, Beth Butler, COO of EWM Realtors and I, discuss one of the recent changes to the Florida Association of Realtors contract. Hopefully this discussion will shed some light on how these changes may impact the consumer with regard to open building permits, and the rights and obligations of both parties […]

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