Recently, we have seen an influx in clients looking to rent their homes on sites like VRBO.com and similar sites. There has been a lot of unclear information about the laws and local ordinances governing the short-term rentals, also known as vacation rentals. The requirements and prohibitions associated with the short-term rentals depend on several […]
This collection of articles relates to our services in the area of Real Estate concerning contract disputes, and tenant-landlord representation.
Many of our clients ask us how they can repair their credit score after a foreclosure, a judgment, or late payments. While we are more than happy to assist in the legal aspects associated with these events, such as defending the foreclosure or attempting to set aside a judgment, the actual credit reporting repair, can […]
International Women’s Month
International Women’s Month March is International Women’s Month. In many countries around the world, women are honored with flowers and gifts on March 8 each year. While we appreciate that thought, the women of Rooney & Rooney would rather think of National Women’s Month as a month of recognition. Recognition of the role women play […]
Wrongful foreclosure – ever thought about suing the bank?
Foreclosures are running rampant in Florida and most of the US in the aftermath of the recession, but what we are seeing more and more of at Rooney & Rooney, P.A. would be the wrongful foreclosures –or mistakes in foreclosures. We have encountered more and more cases where a loan modification agreement was entered into […]
WAXE Interview II
Buying a foreclosed property can be an advantageous and profitable move for many in the home-buying market. It is possible though to find yourself in an unexpected legal quandary. It has happened in the past that people have bought foreclosed homes, at great prices, and found out later that there were liens or even second […]
I have received a 30-day notice from my mortgage lender. What do I do? A 30-day notice from your mortgage lender notifies you that you have at least 30 days to repay the amount past due, the bank claims you owe, before they proceed with a foreclosure action. It is recommended that you seek the […]
Foreclosure and You… Your Questions Answered!
What is the difference between a short sale, deed-in-lieu, and consent judgment with a waiver of deficiency? A short sale is when the bank will allow you to sell your property to a third party for less than the full payoff of the loan. This option benefits the banks because it allows them to bypass […]
Frequently Asked Questions about Foreclosure
When speaking with potential clients, we are often asked the same questions. Therefore, we thought it helpful to provide the answers to the most frequently asked questions. Is it better to hire an attorney before a foreclosure action is filed? We believe so. With today’s economy and the worsening real estate market, we see that […]