On July 22, 2021, Florida Realtors released a new addendum for use with Florida Realtors contracts, the Escalation Addendum to Contract, available through Form Simplicity and other licensed vendors. FAQs and how-to-complete info is available on the association’s website.
Not only “smart buildings” face danger since most systems – HVAC, security access, etc. – now connect to the internet. In one case, a parking system sent a bomb threat.
In a likely boost for Fla. tourism and real estate, the Canadian government will ease border rules in Aug. Fla. Policy and Budget official expects “a big jump in people.”
In light of the building disaster in Surfside, a Fla. Bar-affiliated group is analyzing the possible need to change state standards regarding engineer inspections.
Another major Fla. newspaper backed the goal of Florida Realtors’ amendment petition drive to keep “Housing Funds for Housing.” Editors said it’s “nonsensical” to remove “hundreds of millions in designated housing money during an unprecedented affordable housing crisis.”