The City of Miami Beach appears to have lost a major battle in its war on short-term rentals following a recent decision by Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals, which declares that the City’s excessive fine structure is illegal under Florida law. Short-term vacation rentals have surged in popularity in recent years, in large part
This year, the State of Florida approved a law allowing Florida notaries to perform remote online notarizations. With the global pandemic stifling many legal processes including, closing in-bank services and real estate offices, the state’s timing may seem clairvoyant. The new law helps to eliminate many of the current difficulties closing real estate transactions, as well as notarizing other legally binding documents.