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Real Estate Law in Florida
Real estate law in Tallahassee governs almost everything involved in the sale and use of land.
The various laws affecting real estate in Tallahassee can sometimes feel overwhelming in their volume and complexity. This might apply doubly when your case involves a foreclosure, or a construction dispute.
Therefore, it's a smart idea to obtain at least a very basic knowledge of how real estate law in Tallahassee works.
If you have even a little bit of basic knowledge of applicable real estate law, your life will probably be a great deal easier. If you have some understanding of the law, your knowledge will likely put you in a better bargaining position.
Common Real Estate Law Issues in Tallahassee
Financing: Most individuals are unable to make major real estate purchases in Tallahassee with cash, because few people have that kind of money on hand. Thus, to buy real estate, most entities use a mortgage. This is a loan used to buy a piece of property. When the loan is issued, and the property purchased, the lender holds a security interest in the property until the loan is paid off, with interest.
Zoning: Zoning laws regulate what types of structures can be built on given parcels of land. Generally, cities and towns are zoned in order to ensure that neighborhoods are clearly divided into residential, commercial, and industrial categories, to ensure that everyone who uses the land can make the best possible use of it, for their particular purpose
Duty of Disclosure: Sellers of homes are bound by a legal duty to disclose defects in the home to prospective buyers, before they purchase the house. Any defect which the seller knows (or reasonably should know) about, and which cannot be discovered by the buyer through an ordinary inspection, must be disclosed to the buyer.
Implied Warranties: In Tallahassee, every residential rental agreement carries with it a warranty of habitability, in which the landlord implicitly promises that the unit is fit for human habitation. This applies whether or not such a warranty is mentioned in the lease agreement, and it still applies even if the landlord tries to disclaim any such warranty. There are many circumstances that might make a unit uninhabitable. A few examples are a lack of electricity, no running water, or no heating.
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These issues, along with many others, can sometimes be fairly perplexing. Therefore, you should never hesitate to consult with a Tallahassee real estate attorney if you have any questions.
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Life in TallahasseeTallahassee is the capital of Florida, with an approximate population of 181,376 people. Tallahassee is known to be a great college town, being home to Florida State University, Florida A&M University, and branches of Saint Leo University, Thomas University, Keiser University, Barry University, and Flagler College.
Alongside great education, Tallahassee offers great attractions! These attractions include the Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens, the Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science, the Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, and the Knott House Museum.
Tallahassee is also home to many law firms of all sizes, small, medium, and large. These firms house many competent attorneys in all areas of practice. Thus, residents, businesses, and corporations in Tallahassee should rest assured because any legal inquiry can be handled by the legal force in Tallahassee.