Marc Brown, P.A. is a Leading Estate Planning Attorney in Fort Lauderdale

Marc Brown, P.A. is a Leading Estate Planning Attorney in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Property rights and interests protection is of the utmost importance, whether a person is buying a home, issuing a mortgage, drafting a will, or filing for bankruptcy. To ensure that these rights are protected, Marc Brown, P.A. and its team step into the matter, helping clients make the best decisions for themselves and their future. As experienced legal practitioners, Marc Brown, P.A. is considered one of the best estate planning attorneys to reach out to in the Fort Lauderdale area.

Marc Brown, P.A., and its team of trained attorneys are committed to protecting the rights and interests of clients in the Fort Lauderdale area as well as those across the South Florida area who are looking to preserve the wealth that they have accumulated.

The estate planning team at Marc Brown, P.A. understand that estate planning isn’t just about protecting what is on the ground. Therefore,

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Investors are banking on Miami’s commercial real estate

Commercial real estate investors should look no further than the urban cores of Little Havana, The Roads, Little River and Coconut Grove. It’s the right time to invest, says Bill Kerdyk Jr., despite the pandemic causing some retailers and restaurants to close.

Kerdyk leads the Coral Gables-based, family-owned Kerdyk Real Estate, which first opened in 1926. Kerdyk bought the real estate investment and property management firm in 1991 from his uncle. The company leases and manages commercial real estate and sells residential real estate across Miami. While managing the family business, Kerdyk. served as a commissioner for the City of Coral Gables for 20 years, following in the footsteps of his father and uncle.

RE|source Miami checked in to get his view of the current commercial market

Q: How is the pandemic changing how commercial real estate investors reevaluate their portfolio?

Kerdyk: Rent collection is the new metric for

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COVID, low taxes spark South Florida business moves

Anthony De Yurre had “the Miami talk” down to a stump speech.

The Bilzin Sumberg partner had become the point person at the firm for fielding questions from people contemplating uprooting themselves from wherever they were living and making the move to the Magic City.

“I think a lot of people were playing with the idea, or considering it at some point in time — the cost of Miami, the opportunities in Miami, doing their due diligence,” said the lawyer.

After the Trump Administration eliminated deductions on state and local taxes, the frequency of “the talk” increased, De Yurre said. But it was still mostly with older workers looking to move up their retirement schedules.

Then came 2020.

Sparked in part — but not entirely — by COVID, local real estate professionals like De Yurre say they are receiving more inquiries than ever from businesses and individuals looking to land

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Florida man saves his puppy dragged into pond by alligator

A Florida man is drawing praise for valiantly saving his puppy from the jaws of an alligator.

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Richard Wilbanks, 74, was just enjoying the sun when he heard his new puppy, Gunner, crying. A alligator in the backyard pond at his Lee County home had grabbed the dog and pulled it into the water.

a man holding a dog: Gunner licks Richard Wilbanks' face after Wilbanks rescued him from a gator's mouth. (WBBH)

Gunner licks Richard Wilbanks’ face after Wilbanks rescued him from a gator’s mouth. (WBBH)

Wilbanks, an avid hunter, reacted quickly, jumping into the pond, grabbing the small alligator and pulling its jaw open, so Gunner, a three-month-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel, could escape, surveillance video of the rescue shows.

“It was just a shock, it happened so fast,” Wilbanks told NBC Fort Myers affiliate WBBH. “Instinct just took over and adrenaline kicked in and I just went right into the water after the gator and Gunner.”


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Check Out This New Oceanside Florida Estate Going For $44.5M

Some say living and working near the ocean improves health and mental well-being.

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For $44.5 million, it better.

A contemporary estate in Manalapan, Fla, is on the market for that price tag. Built this year, the home has six bedrooms, nine full baths and three partial baths. It is listed on Christie’s International Real Estate and has over 15,000 square feet of interior space. It is fully furnished and includes a resort-style pool and spa, outdoor summer kitchen, 10-car garage and a private tunnel to the beach.

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Tech icon criticizes San Francisco, announces move to Florida: ‘Impossible to stay here’

Bay Area tech icon Keith Rabois announced he’s leaving San Francisco permanently — and he is criticizing the city on his way out.

Rabois, an early executive at PayPal, Square, LinkedIn and more, told Fortune he is “moving imminently” because he’s finding it “impossible to stay” in San Francisco. After living in the Bay Area for 20 years, he said he plans on moving to Florida.

“I think San Francisco is just so massively improperly run and managed that it’s impossible to stay here,” Rabois told Fortune. He told the publication other friends in his peer group have done the same, and a look at his Twitter account shows multiple tweets about the so-called San Francisco exodus.

Rabois is a legend in Silicon Valley as an investor and a tech exec. He rose to prominence as part of the PayPal Mafia,

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Real History by Jeff LaHurd: Sarasota’s early housing developments

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McClellan Park: ‘Sarasota’s Garden Spot’

McClellan Park is an early forerunner of today’s modern housing developments. Platted by Katherine Elizabeth McClellan of Massachusetts and marketed by her and her sister, Daisietta “Miss Daisy” McClellan. The development occupied a 56-acre tract complete with bay views, a clubhouse, a private yacht basin and social amenities.

These daughters of a wealthy physician were world travelers before Katherine discovered Sarasota in 1903. Miss Daisy and their mother followed a few years later, searching, as had so many others, for the salubrious climate that Sarasota promised.

In those long-ago days, Sarasota Bay was in clear sight from everywhere in McClellan Park. Katherine, an accomplished photographer with an artist’s eye for beauty, put together a sales brochure showcasing the superlative water views. She christened their development “Sarasota’s Garden Spot” and, in March 1916, offered lots for $800 to $2,500, with such amenities

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Florida man saves his dog from the jaws of an alligator; wildlife cam films the dramatic rescue

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Newly released footage shows a Florida man rescuing his dog from the grasp of an alligator, an unexpected moment captured on film by a project designed to monitor local wildlife.

An Estero man saves dog from alligator’s jaws, and his backyard camera caught it on film



The dramatic video shows the man jumping into waist-deep pond water after the alligator dragged the dog underwater. The man submerges his whole arm to bring the small dog to the surface, with the small alligator still latched on.

The dog yelps as the man struggles to free it from the gator’s grasp, loudly grunting from the strain. After about 12 seconds, the man succeeds in freeing his pet, and it scampers ashore.

The organization that captured the video says the man and his dog are OK.

The footage was shot as part of 

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Florida woman works to get thousands of unemployment issues resolved

Vanessa Brito spends all of her time caring for her sick mother and helping Floridians navigate the failing unemployment system.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Think about the times in your life you were desperate for help. Where did you turn? A customer service representative or a politician? Doubtful.

How about a friend, neighbor, or even the stranger who stopped to offer a hand when you needed it most?

Turns out relying on each other- the regular men and women around you, might be the answer to getting your unemployment benefits in the state of Florida.

It started when Vanessa Brito, a Miami-based community activist with a background in Florida politics, started asking questions.

Now, it’s a full-blown movement with thousands of results coming in day after day.

When the pandemic first hit, Brito was a full-time caregiver for her sick mother. She decided to spend any spare time she had advocating

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Florida man still wants Trump presidential library in trailer park

A Florida man says he is ready to turn a trailer park into the location of the Trump presidential library.

James Arena, who suggested last year that Briny Breezes, Fla., become Trump Town USA — and then received death threats — said he still thinks the 46-acre waterfront tract would be the perfect setting for the library and a hotel that could host international summits.

Briny Breezes is made up entirely of a trailer park and sits between the Atlantic Ocean and Intercoastal Waterway just north of Delray Beach and in what is now President Trump’s home county of Palm Beach.

“This is the most prestigious piece of real estate available in the United States of America,” said Arena, 38, who was raised in Briny Breezes. “You will never ever, ever find a better piece of property.”

Arena, who is a real estate broker, stressed that he is not officially

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