HFF announces $14.23M financing for development of mixed-use property in South Florida

Press Release brought to you by HFF   MIAMI, FL – January 24, 2018 – Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announces the $14.23 million senior financing for Sheridan Village, a 63,654-square-foot mixed-use retail center and self storage facility in the South Florida community of Pembroke Pines. Read more here Read More

Lawyer Negotiates Loan to Finish Broward Development

Dealmakers: Carlos J. Reyes The Deal: The Reyes Law Group founder led his team in obtaining a $5.25 million construction loan from Arkansas-based Centennial Bank for developers Sheridan Real Estate Group and ANF Group Inc. in a deal that closed Sept. 29.   Learn more here - CJR DBR Article-Sheridan Loan Closing               Read More

The 5 Corporate Documents You Should Know About

When running a corporation, you are legally obligated to keep track of many things, and have official documents to verify much of what is done. This applies whether you’re running a multi-billion dollar organization or a small business. Regardless of the size or type of corporation you are running, it is a good idea to be aware of some key types of documents that will likely be needed. Certificate of Read More

Reyes Title Services… your ally in getting your deals closed!

Realtors are the backbone of South Florida’s real estate market. You invest time and effort in education, spend hours making calls for listings, or helping clients find the right property, and despite the internet, place countless miles on your car searching for the right property. Would be buyers similarly spend weeks and months searching and looking for the right property to turn into their “home” or the right Read More

Hurricane Irma,… and now the Insurance Company Won’t Pay your Real Estate Damage Claim?!

Hurricane Irma hit us hard, and now, your home or investment property was damaged – roof, broken windows, flooding, maybe the infrastructure was taxed and pipes burst. You’ve been paying your insurance premiums for years, and naturally, you file your claim. If your insurance company denies your claim or pays you substantially less than is needed to properly repair the damages; that’s where we can help! Typically, Read More

Commercial Real Estate Transactions and 5 Legal Issues to Consider

If you are looking to purchase commercial real estate, it is important to be aware of potential legal issues that could impact the transaction. Knowing what to watch out for, and having the help you need, can ensure your transaction goes smoothly from beginning to end. Zoning Issues When purchasing commercial real estate, you need to make sure that all the zoning is correct based on what you will be doing with Read More

The 6 Characteristics the Best Corporate Counsel for Your Business Will Have

Whether you own a small startup, or you represent a major corporation, having corporate counsel for a business offers many important advantages. As with any position, however, it is important to choose the right individual or firm for the job. Those who function as corporate counsel should have some very specific characteristics in order to be able to do their jobs effectively on behalf of the business(es) they Read More

5 Common Issues to Address in Shareholder Agreements

Whether you are just starting out a new company that will have multiple shareholders, or you’re ready to take your business to the next level by legally setting up shareholders, it is important to make sure it is done right. Having this type of agreement in place can help to ensure things are properly planned out now so that disputes and other conflicts can be avoided in the future. These types of agreements also Read More

What Are Deficiency Judgments?

Florida has one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the nation. In addition, they are one of only a few other states that have a law stating that if the mortgage balance is higher than the value of the property, the financial institution holding the mortgage can continue to pursue the money owed. When this occurs, the financial institution will seek a deficiency judgment. If awarded, they will be able to pursue Read More

How to Properly Evict a Commercial Real Estate Tenant in Florida

If you own a commercial building, renting it out to tenants is a great way to make money. Whether this is the main focus of your company, or you are just renting out a portion of the building you own, you can expect that you’ll eventually have to evict a tenant for one reason or another. While evicting commercial tenants is less common than residential, it is definitely worth it to learn how to go through the process Read More