News & Insights

News & Insights


Basic Elements of Letters of Intent [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]

August 11, 2022 — Letters of intent are used to summarize the material terms of a proposed transaction. LOIs are important because they include terms that will be incorporated into a formal and binding lease or sales contract with more detail about the proposed transaction.


Be on the Lookout for Your 2022 TRIM Notices!

August 11, 2022 — Over the next couple of weeks, all 67 Property Appraisers in Florida will mail Truth in Millage notices to all property owners around the state, indicating the 2022 valuation for each property, as well as any applicable exemptions/classifications on each property.


Orange County Commissioners Approve Rent Stabilization Measure for November Ballot

August 10, 2022 — At its August 9, 2022 meeting, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners narrowly voted 4-3 in favor of placing a Rent Stabilization Ordinance on the November ballot.

Events & Presentations

Norma Stanley to Speak at Orlando Women's Conference

August 05, 2022 — Shareholder Norma Stanley will be a speaker at the 12th annual Orlando Women’s Conference luncheon that will be held on September 13, 2022


Solar Industry to See Historic Investment from Inflation Reduction Act

August 04, 2022 — The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 could provide billions of dollars in tax credits, funding for research, loans, grants, and other incentives to the solar energy industry.


Purchase Money Financing: Not Just for Homeowners

August 03, 2022 — To help minimize the risks in taking back a purchase money mortgage, there are several factors to consider when structuring the deal.


John Ruffier Elected to United Arts of Central Florida Board of Directors

August 02, 2022 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that Shareholder John Ruffier has been elected to the United Arts of Central Florida Board of Directors.


Orange County Commissioners Pass Rental Notices Ordinance, Still Working on Rent Stabilization

July 27, 2022 — On Tuesday, July 26, 2022, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners (“BCC”) voted unanimously to approve a new Rental Notices Ordinance requiring Orange County landlords to provide a 60-day written notice to tenants tenants for any rent increases greater than 5%.

Awards & Recognition

Lowndes Ranked No. 10 Litigation Law Firm in Central Florida by Orlando Business Journal

July 26, 2022 — Lowndes was ranked No. 10 on the Orlando Business Journal’s list of Central Florida Litigation Law Firms. Lowndes received the ranking out of 36 other Central Florida firms.

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