Category: Firm News & Press Releases

Ansbacher Quoted in “This Old House”

Jan 30, 2011 - Firm News & Press Releases

15 Trade Secrets No Broker Will Tell You In much of the country, real estate brokers provide a form document for both buyers and sellers to sign when a sale goes into contract. These printouts often include a provision known as a Disclaimer of Promises, which states that the buyer is not relying on any verbal statements of the seller or real estate agent. “In reality,” Florida attorney Ansbacher says, “the buyer typically relies almost exclusively on such promises.”….

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New Florida Law Restricts Claims for Building Defects

Dec 4, 2010 - Firm News & Press Releases

Law pending Governor’s signature requires homeowners give builders notice and possibly an opportunity to cure alleged building defects before filing suit, or commencing arbitration of their claim.

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Can builder bar home buyers from jury trial?

Dec 4, 2010 - Firm News & Press Releases

Because Ivan and the 12 other home buyers had no bargaining power, the judge continued, the contract presented to them by the home builder was a contract of adhesion. Its provision for “judicial reference” to a court-appointed referee was unconscionable, …

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More Lawsuits Brewing Against Arvida

Dec 4, 2010 - Construction, Firm News & Press Releases, Real Estate

Complaints about mold could trigger dozens of lawsuits against the developer of a Southside Jacksonville neighborhood, according to an attorney for several homeowners. Arvida, a major Florida homebuilder, has been sued at least six times this year by owners of …

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