Florida Realtors-Florida Bar Residential Contract

Update: The Florida Realtors-Florida Bar (FR-BAR, fka FAR-BAR) has revised their Residential Real Estate Contract Paragraph 9.  The intent is to define the party who will be responsible to pay for a municipal lien search, if a municipal lien search is performed.

Brief Summary of 9/2014 Revised Paragraphs: 9 (a) (b) and (c):

The reference to municipal lien search has been moved in the 2014 revision from the definition of Owners Policy and Charges in Paragraph 9 (c) to:

“Now you will find municipal lien search as a cost to seller under Paragraph 9(a) or buyer under Paragraph 9(b)…”