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  • Do I need a real estate brokerage license to start a free online residential listing service? Thanks.

    To be added to an existing Blog and/or Valuation site - both are totally free.

    Sarah’s Answer

    This question really depends on a number of things, how the potential Buyers are being obtained, how you are listing the properties, etc. There are certain real estate investing tactics you may use when selling residential properties, however, you want to make sure you have the appropriate disclaimers and you are not conducting the unauthorized practice of real estate. I would contact a Florida Real Estate Attorney for more questions. Good luck!

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  • Is this quit claim deed valid if there arent any witnesses?

    i ahve a family member that died, and she was on the deed with one of my siblings...it was a quit claim deed executed in 2008. There are no witnesses on it just the grantors signature and a notary signature. I am told that the deed is invalid be...

    Sarah’s Answer

    In Florida a Deed has to be witnessed by two witnesses to be valid. You should contact an attorney to determine its validity and concerns on the property.

    Good Luck!

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  • Florida - Is a Summary Administration appropriate in this case?

    My friend recently died in Hillsborough County, Florida, leaving no immediate family. I am in the will as Personal Representative and sole beneficiary. Value of the estate is less than $30,000 (owns a rental home in a trailer community free and cl...

    Sarah’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague. Based on the facts you provided Summary Administration would be the best way to proceed.

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  • Do I need the services of a lawyer to add a person onto my home title?

    I would like my partner to be on the title as an owner, but I would still be responsible for the mortgage.

    Sarah’s Answer

    I do recommend you seek the advice of an attorney to transfer the deed into both of your names. There are many issues that you need to look at when transferring the property into you and your partner's name. It also depends on how you both with hold the property, meaning as tenants in common or tenants with the right of survivorship, etc. I suggest you hire a real estate attorney that has handled these matters before. Hope this helps.

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  • Real estate

    I need to find an experience lawer in Orlando/Apopka, Florida area to help me with my mortgage papers. My sister have the deed and the loan is in my name .

    Sarah’s Answer

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    I am a Real Estate Attorney serving the Orlando area. You may also find other Real Estate Attorneys in the area by searching www.martindale.com. I would be happy to help you but I will need more information. If you would like, you may contact me at sgulati@boyerlawfirm.com. If we are unable to help you we will guide you in the correct direction.

    I look forward to hearing from you.

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  • I was loaned 35000 no contract by a friend in 2008, verbal overseas in philippines,my business was stolen,am I liable

    after loan he asked for guarantee I refused my partner said he would he had land, I lost the business whenit was sold the money went in escrow in venezuelan bank, the man whos name it was under died , i couldnt get it the government took it. every...

    Sarah’s Answer

    Based on your facts given I would recommend talking to someone, however, I am not sure how Florida law would apply in this situation if this happened in the Philippines.

    An oral contract is generally enforceable in most states unless it falls within the Statute of Frauds regarding sale of goods at a price over $500, sale of real property and the like. An oral loan agreement is not within the Statute. (Note: A "verbal" contract is just one that uses words; it can be written or oral.) It's a matter of proof.

    I do suggest you seek an attorney in the correct jurisdiction and go over all the facts, it is hard to tell from what you have provided.

    I hope this helps.

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  • Internet based business where I intend to bring the buyers and sellers together and charge a fee

    I am considering starting an internet based business where I bring the buyers and sellers together in the global market place. I would facilitate questions/answers for both buyers and sellers and help them strike a deal. Once a deal is made I woul...

    Sarah’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague, it would be a good idea to sit down and talk with an attorney and jot down the specifics of your business idea. E-commerce and E-business law are very complex type of laws, in which you should contact an attorney with experience. A special license may or may not be needed depending on your business service. I advise you contact an attorney that practices e-business law to discuss more on your business venture.

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  • I am trying to get my trust fund money released from my sister, about 30k. She is in Ga. I am in Fl. the estate pobated in Ga.

    The money was set in a trust when My wife and I divorced 5 yrs ago, we have remarried again., and can really use these funds. Can this be done on a percentage fee base?

    Sarah’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. It seems like the trust is based on Georgia law from what you have provided. You may need to consult with an attorney in GA.

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  • Converting from F-1 to F-2

    can you please explain me about this situation: My wife is on OPT and her opt expires on July 15,2012. She cannot stay in this country after july as she does not have H1. for the same reason, i am converting her to F2. the change of status from...

    Sarah’s Answer

    I agree with my Colleagues above.

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