Tag: Florida

What are the advantages and disadvantages to purchasing a short sale or foreclosure?

What are the advantages and disadvantages to purchasing a short sale or foreclosure?

December 29, 2017 | By

Casey explains that while you can get a deal on a short sale or a foreclosure, it often comes at a cost.   GetReal Estate on the Suncoast – Episode 5 (SNN Air Date: July 18, 2013) View Full Episode: https://youtu.be/rfQtkn1_kF0

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What is “power of attorney” and how does it relate to real estate deals?

What is “power of attorney” and how does it relate to real estate deals?

December 29, 2017 | By

Casey Colburn describes when a power of attorney may be used in real estate transactions in Florida.   GetReal Estate on the Suncoast – Episode 5 (SNN Air Date: June 6, 2013) View Full Episode: https://youtu.be/khiNDxX8fXY

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If I live on the water in Florida, what are my “riparian rights?”

If I live on the water in Florida, what are my “riparian rights?”

December 29, 2017 | By

Casey describes how riparian rights are unique in Florida, and when waterfront property owners should pay attention to them.   GetReal Estate on the Suncoast – Episode 5 (SNN Air Date: June 6, 2013) View Full Episode: https://youtu.be/khiNDxX8fXY  

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How does politics influence real estate in Florida?

How does politics influence real estate in Florida?

December 29, 2017 | By

What does politics have to do with real estate in Florida? Everything. Casey discusses why the politics of North Port, FL might deter would-be real estate investors.   GetReal Estate on the Suncoast – Episode 3 (SNN Air Date: May 3, 2013) View Full Episode: https://youtu.be/h3FLAE249Cs

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What if I move, change jobs, or become unemployed after signing a purchase agreement on a new home?

What if I move, change jobs, or become unemployed after signing a purchase agreement on a new home?

December 28, 2017 | By

Casey explains that builder contracts generally favor the builder, so know what you’re getting into before signing a purchase agreement on a new home.   GetReal Estate on the Suncoast – Episode 1 (SNN Air Date: April 25, 2013) View Full Episode: https://youtu.be/7sQCJIbx4mg

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Can a seller back out of a sales contract with a home buyer?

Can a seller back out of a sales contract with a home buyer?

December 28, 2017 | By

Can a seller back out of a sales contract with a home buyer? — It depends. Casey explains the circumstances under which a home seller may back out of sales contract.   GetReal Estate on the Suncoast – Episode 1 (SNN Air Date: April 25, 2013) View Full Episode: https://youtu.be/7sQCJIbx4mg

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ERG Law Firm: Second Federal Appeals Court Affirms BP Settlement Program

ERG Law Firm: Second Federal Appeals Court Affirms BP Settlement Program

March 4, 2014 | By

Orlando, FL – (March 4, 2014) — The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Louisiana late yesterday ruled against BP in its bid to try and stop or severely change the terms of the Deepwater Horizon Court-supervised Settlement Program.  The Appeals panel agreed by a 2-1 vote in support of presiding Federal Court Judge Carl […]

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ERG Law Firm: BP’s U.S. Gulf oil spill settlement challenges may backfire

ERG Law Firm: BP’s U.S. Gulf oil spill settlement challenges may backfire

February 10, 2014 | By

(Reuters) – A year after agreeing to a multi-billion dollar settlement with victims of the 2010 Gulf oil spill, BP is aggressively challenging terms of the deal in a legal strategy that could backfire with the judge who will rule on the company’s potentially hefty federal fines. The British oil giant has pushed for multiple reviews […]

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ERG Law Firm: While Settlement Framework is Solid, Appeals Court Asks Presiding Judge to Broaden Policy Review (12/3/13)

ERG Law Firm: While Settlement Framework is Solid, Appeals Court Asks Presiding Judge to Broaden Policy Review (12/3/13)

December 4, 2013 | By

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a clarifying Order yesterday, directing Judge Barbier to broaden his review on remand to include the “causation” provision of the BP Settlement Agreement as he considers what “policy changes”, if any, should be made to the Settlement Program. The appellate court ruling essentially states that the District Court […]

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ERG Law Firm: BP Presses On; Federal Judge Hammers Down (11/26/13)

ERG Law Firm: BP Presses On; Federal Judge Hammers Down (11/26/13)

December 4, 2013 | By

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier issued what some may call a harshly worded opinion late afternoon Friday, stating that BP went back on their initial word in its new demand that businesses must show proof that their economic losses were directly related to the 2010 oil spill on a claim by claim basis. “To the […]

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