Part 1: Introduction to a Community Development District

Part 1: Introduction to a Community Development District Community Development Districts (CDDs) are also known as Special Taxing Districts. CDD is defined as an area that has its own governing board and budget, but the majority of the funding comes from property taxes. CDDs are created for the purpose of improving the physical environment in…

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How to Properly Perform Lien Searches

If you are in the market for purchasing a new property, you want to be sure there are no legal problems attached to the purchase. It is crucial to understand how lien searches are performed so you know there are no debts against the property that can become your responsibility. Whether you are the seller…

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5 Productivity Tips for Title Companies Looking to Grow

The title insurance industry has seen a lot of attention in recent years. Some newer regulations have impacted the industry and have changed some of the traditional approaches we were counting on to work with mortgage providers, developers, and real estate attorneys. Whether or not you agree with any new restrictions, it is clear that…

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Remote Online Notary Signed By Florida Governor

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Last week was a big week for FLTA legislative priorities where on Friday Governor DeSantis signed into law HB 409 authorizing the use of remote online notarization by Florida notaries. The law will go into effect on January 1, 2020. The FLTA will now be shifting gears to focus on rule making and an education program for…

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