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Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala.

Real Estate and Other Real Property Matters:

DEEDS are legal documents used to transfer title to real estate from one person to another. They are important legal documents that should only be prepared by an attorney experience in real estate matters. You’ve worked hard for your property and you shouldn’t trust how it is handled to a form that you can buy online or at a local office supply house. If you are buying or selling real estate, you should consult with our office before you sign any document or pay any money.

Real Estate Closings:

Our office has twenty years of experience in conducting real estate closings. We offer title insurance through Attorneys Title Insurance Fund and are approved by most major lenders to conduct real estate closings.

Real Estate Litigation:

Our office provides aggressive representation for both Plaintiffs and Defendants involved in real property disputes. From title defects to boundary line disputes, we’ve successfully litigated cases throughout northeast Florida. Real property litigation requires an attorney experienced in all facets of real property law. Call us for a consultation today.

 
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The Law Office of John Cooper is a Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. The Law Office of John Cooper is a Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. The Law Office of John Cooper is a Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. The Law Office of John Cooper is a Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. The Law Office of John Cooper is a Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. The Law Office of John Cooper is a Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. Gainesville Florida and Starke Florida Real Estate Transactions Lawyer and more; also in Waldo, Brooker, Hampton, Williston, Alachua, High Springs and Ocala. In English common law, real property, real estate, realty, or immovable property is any subset of land that has been legally defined and the improvements to it made by human efforts: any buildings, machinery, wells, dams, ponds, mines, canals, roads, etc. Real property and personal property are the two main subunits of property in English Common Law. In countries with personal ownership of real property, civil law protects the status of real property in real-estate markets, where licensed agents, realtors, work in the market of buying and selling real estate. Scottish civil law calls real property "heritable property", and in French-based law, it is called immobilier. To be of any value a claim to any property must be accompanied by a verifiable and legal property description. Such a description usually makes use of natural or manmade boundaries such as seacoasts, rivers, streams, the crests of ridges, lakeshores, highways, roads, and railroad tracks, and/or purpose-built artificial markers such as cairns, surveyor's posts, fences, official government surveying marks (such as ones affixed by the U.S. Geodetic Survey (USGS)), and so forth. The law recognizes different sorts of interests, called estates, in real property. The type of estate is generally determined by the language of the deed, lease, bill of sale, will, land grant, etc., through which the estate was acquired. Estates are distinguished by the varying property rights that vest in each, and that determine the duration and transferability of the various estates. A party enjoying an estate is called a "tenant." Some important types of estates in land include: Fee simple: An estate of indefinite duration, that can be freely transferred. The most common and perhaps most absolute type of estate, under which the tenant enjoys the greatest discretion over the disposition of the property. Conditional Fee simple: An estate lasting forever as long as one or more conditions stipulated by the deed's grantor does not occur. If such a condition does occur, the property reverts to the grantor, or a remainder interest is passed on to a third party. Fee tail: An estate which, upon the death of the tenant, is transferred to his or her heirs. Life estate: An estate lasting for the natural life of the grantee, called a "life tenant." If a life estate can be sold, a sale does not change its duration, which is limited by the natural life of the original grantee. A life estate pur autre vie is held by one person for the natural life of another person. Such an estate may arise if the original life tenant sells her life estate to another, or if the life estate is originally granted pur autre vie. Leasehold: An estate of limited duration, as set out in a contract, called a lease, between the party granted the leasehold, called the lessee, and another party, called the lessor, having a longer lived estate in the property. For example, an apartment-dweller with a one year lease has a leasehold estate in her apartment. Lessees typically agree to pay a stated rent to the lessor. A tenant enjoying an undivided estate in some property after the termination of some estate of limited duration, is said to have a "future interest." Two important types of future interests are: Reversion: A reversion arises when a tenant grants an estate of lesser maximum duration than his own. Ownership of the land returns to the original tenant when the grantee's estate expires. The original tenant's future interest is a reversion. Remainder: A remainder arises when a tenant with a fee simple grants someone a life estate or conditional fee simple, and specifies a third party to whom the land goes when the life estate ends or the condition occurs. The third party is said to have a remainder. The third party may have a legal right to limit the life tenant's use of the land. Estates may be held jointly as joint tenants with rights of survivorship or as tenants in common. The difference in these two types of joint ownership of an estate in land is basically the inheritability of the estate and the shares of interest that each tenant owns. In a joint tenancy with rights of survivorship deed, or JTWROS, the death of one tenant means that the surviving tenant(s) become the sole owner(s) of the estate. Nothing passes to the heirs of the deceased tenant. In some jurisdictions, the specific words "with right of survivorship" must be used, or the tenancy will assumed to be tenants in common without rights of survivorship. The co-owners always take a JTWROS deed in equal shares, so each tenant must own an equal share of the property regardless of his/her contribution to purchase price. If the property is someday sold or subdivided, the proceeds must be distributed equally with no credits given for any excess than any one co-owner may have contributed to purchase the property. The death of a co-owner of a tenants in common (TIC) deed will have a heritable portion of the estate in proportion to his ownership interest which is presumed to be equal among all tenants unless otherwise stated in the transfer deed. However, if TIC property is sold or subdivided, in some States, Provinces, etc., a credit can be automatically made for unequal contributions to the purchase price (unlike a partition of a JTWROS deed). Real property may be owned jointly with several tenants, through devices such as the condominium, housing cooperative, and building cooperative. [text above from wikipedia.org]