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April 2017 Archives

How the increased cost of Canadian lumber affects Floridians

It might not seem like lumber production would be a hot-button issue for average citizens in the U.S. However, this very issue made headlines after the Trump administration recently approved the collection of tariffs on lumber coming into the U.S. from Canada. The result is that Canadian softwood lumber, which makes up about 30 percent of residential construction lumber, will be more expensive.

Leasing commercial space? Beware of these 4 rent-related issues

One of the top concerns people have when it comes to leasing property is how much they are paying in rent. Tenants want to be sure they can afford rent and are getting their money’s worth; landlords want to make money and ensure their expenses are covered.

Is your new house a money pit?

Making an offer on a house comes with excitement and a little fear. Buying an existing home often means settling for a little mystery. You can never be certain what you're getting or how long it will be before you discover the true flaws in the structure.

In which projects are construction defects most likely to occur?

Construction defects are at the heart of many construction-related lawsuits. Disputes arise regarding whether something is a defect, who is responsible and what should be done to remedy the situation. And whether the property involved is residential or commercial, these disputes have the potential to be costly and draining for everyone involved.

Does your contract have an arbitration clause?

Contracts of any kind are often long, specific and full of legalese. Because of this, many people may not always grasp every element of the agreement. This is not uncommon, but if you sign something without understanding it and without getting an explanation from your attorney, you could wind up agreeing to some unfavorable terms.

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