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Merideth Nagel, Esq.

Fraud is Getting Smarter

Jun 2, 2023
Recently, a Florida law firm experienced a chilling incident that highlights the ever-evolving nature of fraudsters in our industry. The firm was saved by acting on their gut instincts and...

The 40 Year Listing Agreement Scam

May 10, 2023
Title Companies in Florida and around the United States are starting to see a rise in sellers that have signed a “40-year Listing Agreement”. Have you heard of it? Today...

My tenant won’t pay rent!

Dec 15, 2022
Your tenant’s rent is past due, now what? Don’t fret! As a landlord, you are not obligated to provide housing to tenants rent-free. In Florida, there are steps you will...

They Stole My House!

Nov 29, 2022
Late-night television is rife with advertisements for insurance to protect yourself from “deed fraud,” “title theft,” “land theft,” or “house stealing.” These ads fill you with dread that at any...

Understanding a Financing Contingency

Sep 16, 2022
Today we’re going to talk briefly about the financing contigency that is in your real estate contracts and, more specifically, the circumstances under which the buyer can get their money...

5 Tips to Avoid Cyber-Fraud

Sep 16, 2022
At the time this video was recorded, we were approaching the 2020 holiday season. The holidays are always, always the most dangerous time of the year for cyber fraud and...

Understanding a Community Development District (CDD)

Aug 25, 2022
Thanks for being with us again, everyone! Today we’re going to cover what is commonly known as a “CDD” – a Community Development District. We are often asked what a CDD...

What Does Vesting Mean?

Aug 25, 2022
It’s so great to see you all again, we hope that you’re enjoying this series and learning a lot from these quick videos. Today we’re brining you another subject that often...

Buying and Selling Property in a Divorce

Aug 25, 2022
Unfortunately, the rate of divorce is about 50% these days. If you haven’t already encountered it, you’re eventually going to have a client that is trying to purchase a property...

What are Access Issues?

Aug 18, 2022
Believe it or not, access issues come up on a lot of files when we’re trying to close. We would say probably around 10% or more of our closings run...