Category: Contracts

AS-IS? As if. Florida Residential Real Estate Seller’s Property Disclosure.

AS-IS? As if. Florida Residential Real Estate Seller’s Property Disclosure.

On this Throwback Thursday we will look at an oldie-but-goodie opinion issued by the Florida Supreme Court. Specifically, we will look at the landmark case of Johnson v. Davis, 480 So. 2d 625 (Fla. 1986), a case which forever changed the expectations and duties placed upon sellers of residential property in Florida. Most of you are likely aware of "AS-IS"...Read More

Florida Realtors / Florida Bar Residential Contract and “As Is” Residential Contract Revised as of June 14, 2019

Florida Realtors / Florida Bar Residential Contract and “As Is” Residential Contract Revised as of June 14, 2019

The Florida Realtors / Florida Bar ("FARBAR") Residential Contract for Sale and Purchase (5x), and the "AS IS" Residential Contract for Sale and Purchase have been updated as of June 14, 2019. The new revised versions are identifiable by "5x" and "6/19" notations, which can be found in the lower left-hand corner of each contract. The changes to both are...Read More