Blog Posts in January, 2017

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  • The Guide to a Florida Owner's Claim for Homeowners Association Foreclosure Surplus Funds
    The Guide to a Florida Owner's Claim for Homeowners Association Foreclosure Surplus Funds

    It is unfortunate when a Florida homeowner is foreclosed on by a homeowner’s association (HOA). When this occurs, there is usually a large amount of surplus funds left over. This situation is a little ...

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  • Is the Bank Trying to Take your Homeowner's Claim for Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds?
    Is the Bank Trying to Take your Homeowner's Claim for Florida Foreclosure Surplus Funds?

    No, I’m not talking about the second mortgage. I am talking about the first lien holder that just foreclosed on your property and is now coming back to claim extra fees and costs. I see this happen ...

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  • Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer Ben Haynes' Advice: When Should I File My Claim for Foreclosure Surplus Funds?
    Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer Ben Haynes' Advice: When Should I File My Claim for Foreclosure Surplus Funds?

    Section 45.032(2)(f) of Florida Statutes states: “ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A ...

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  • What is Probate and Why Should I Avoid It?
    What is Probate and Why Should I Avoid It?

    Formal Probate in Florida is a judicial process to transfer assets after a death to the heirs of the estate. The circuit court will appoint a personal representative and issue legal authority to ...

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  • How to Pick the Best Florida Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer
    How to Pick the Best Florida Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer

    Over the last several months, I have blogged consistently on why a former homeowner should choose a top-rated Florida foreclosure surplus lawyer over a surplus recovery company. However, I have not ...

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  • Part 3 of 3: Reasons to Hire a Florida Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer Over a Surplus Recovery Business
    Part 3 of 3: Reasons to Hire a Florida Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer Over a Surplus Recovery Business

    Last blog in Part 2 of this 3-part series, I elaborated on why a homeowner should hire a Florida Foreclosure Surplus Lawyer over a Surplus Recovery Business. Specifically, when you hire a Foreclosure ...

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