Industry News

US foreclosures drop to lowest level since 2005, but in Florida they are rising

About 625K homes faced foreclosure in 2018, a fraction of the nearly 2.9M recorded at peak in 2010 By Alex Nitkin. American lenders last year initiated foreclosures on the fewest number of American homes since 2005, raising hopes that the worst …

Florida Is 2019’s Best State to Retire

PRESS RELEASE With almost 25 percent of all nonretired adults having no retirement savings or pension, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best States to Retire as well as accompanying videos. To help retirees find a safe, enjoyable and …

Hamilton Mikes, P.A. Among Best of Business 2016

Hamilton Mikes, P.A. has been recognized by Gulfshore Business Magazine as one of Southwest Florida’s Best Small Law Firms for the fourth consecutive year.

SW Fla. tennis competition intense

The tourney, cosponsored by Hamilton Mikes PA and Fish Crazy restaurant, involved 150 entrants in 16 separate men’s and women’s divisions. A total of $4,500 in prize money and certificates to ProAm Tennis plus other prizes were distributed to all finalists.

Southwest Florida tennis column

Now simply called The Sterling Oaks Spring Championship Tennis Tournament, the 2016 version is sponsored by Hamilton Mikes and Fish Crazy will …

Distressed sales still a big part of housing market

By Paul Owers. More than a quarter of all South Florida home sales last year involved a distressed property Even with the real estate market recovering, more than a quarter of all South Florida home and condominium sales in 2015 involved …

Florida still accounts for 1 in 5 foreclosures

By John Hielscher Florida continues to lead the nation in completed foreclosures, accounting for nearly one in every five. Lenders closed on 94,124 foreclosures in Florida in the 12-month period ended in August, more than twice as many as any …

Hamilton Mikes Receives Best of Business 2015

It is with many thanks to our clients and the community that our firm has been honored with the Best of Business designation  for the third consecutive year. Please view our ad in the August issue of Gulfshore Business Magazine …

Jason Hamilton Mikes Named Super Lawyers Rising Star

Statewide business and real estate attorney Jason Hamilton Mikes has been named to the 2015 Rising Star list published by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine – an honor he also received in 2010 and 2011. The Rising Star designation, awarded to …

Community Association Radio Show To Feature Attorney Jason Mikes

Jason Hamilton Mikes, founder and managing shareholder of Hamilton Mikes, P.A., will present “The 8 Common Legal Mistakes of Condominiums and HOA’s” on this Saturday’s radio segment of The Board Room. The show is dedicated to the topic of community …