Richard Paul Zaretsky’s Guides

Richard Paul Zaretsky

West Palm Beach Real Estate Attorney.

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  1. QUIET TITLE OF A MORTGAGE - ANOTHER NAIL IN THE COFFIN

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, 6 months ago.

    In the developing case law in Florida on Quiet Title Actions regarding mortgages, Florida courts are again siding with enforcement of the mortgage as opposed to considering traditionally used concepts

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  2. TAX DEED AUCTION SALE vs FORECLOSURE AUCTION - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, 8 months ago.

    Several times a week I get calls from people that have purchased or want to purchase at a Tax Deed Auction or a Foreclosure Auction. Often they ask which is better. The answer itself is not all that

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  3. FLORIDA SUPREME COURT TELLS TRIAL JUDGES TO GET RID OF OLD FORECLOSURE CASES

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, 10 months ago.

    While in the foreclosure trial court for hearings last week there was a string of attorneys appearing for lenders accompanied by the borrower lenders asking the judge to cancel already scheduled forec

  4. QUIET TITLE ACTIONS - STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS BECOMING IRRELEVANT

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, 11 months ago.

    Quiet Title of a property to avoid a mortgage based on the Statute of Limitations has been attempted and achieved by some attorneys in Florida - but the questions on the viability of the strategy has

  5. QUIET TITLE ACTIONS IN FLORIDA - LEGITIMATELY MAKE THE MORTGAGE UNENFORCEABLE

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, over 1 year ago.

    Getting a house free and clear of a mortgage obligation to pay back money seems inequitable - and it is. Make no doubt about it, it is absolutely unfair. There is no moral right to "stick it to the bank". But legally it is a reality. The law and process as explained below, is abo...

  6. EVICTION PROCESS IN FLORIDA - GUIDE TO LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, over 1 year ago.

    While many blog writers, including myself, often focus on homeowners in financial distress, Tenants are often victims of either their own financial distress or the financial distress of their landlord. This article will examine the eviction process from a lawyers viewpoint for bo...

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  7. DODD-FRANK CREATES LANDLORD-IN-FORECLOSURE FREE TICKET TO COLLECT RENTS

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, over 1 year ago.

    TheProtecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009clearly stated that any lease entered intoAFTER the notice of foreclosuredid not have the protection of the Act to allow the full lease term to run.But theDodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Actopened up the Grand Canyon ofi...

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  8. FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERAL TO JUDGES - OBEY NATIONAL MORTGAGE SETTLEMENT

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, over 1 year ago.

    What happens when the lender and the borrower agree to delay the foreclosure trial or delay the foreclosure sale because of a pending modification (as required under the 2012 National Mortgage Settlement) or short sale? In too many Florida courts the judge says NO and the borrow...

  9. FREE AND CLEAR WITHOUT PAYING THE MORTGAGE - QUIET TITLE IS FOR REAL

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, over 1 year ago.

    Getting a house free and clear of a mortgage obligation to pay back money seems inequitable - and it is. Make no doubt about it, it is absolutely unfair. There is no moral right to "stick it to the bank". But legally it is a reality. The law and process as explained below, is abo...

  10. SQUATTERS IN YOUR ABANDONED REAL ESTATE

    Written by attorney Richard Zaretsky, over 1 year ago.

    I have read about people moving into empty homes and living there for months or longer until discovered but I came upon it first-hand this past month. I was accompanying a real estate broker (I have a financial interest in this brokerage) for a view of a new listing the broker r...

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