Entries by Mark Mucci

Foreign Demand in U.S. Real Estate Weakens

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016 Rising home prices and a strong U.S. dollar are crushing demand from international home buyers, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Just last year, housing experts predicted foreign investors would flood the U.S. housing market, finding it as a safe haven for their money amidst […]

Legislative Update

With the legislative session in full stride I thought this would be a good time to provide an update on some bills currently in committee. One bill that’s getting a lot of attention is HB 1357 which has a direct impact on condominium association and homeowner associations.

Buying Real Estate in Miami-Dade County?

Thinking about paying cash through an LLC or Land Trust to hide the transaction?  Think again. On January 13, 2016, the Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), U.S. Department of the Treasury, issued her Geographic Targeting Orders (“Order”) requiring title companies to collect and report financial information about the persons involved in certain […]