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FL has what is called a homestead exemption for FL residents where the home is their primary residence. All legal Florida residents are eligible for a Homestead Exemption on their homes, condominiums, co-op apartments, and certain mobile home lots if they qualify. The Florida Constitution provides this tax-saving exemption on the first and third $25,000 of the assessed value of an owner/occupied residence. Thus, your homestead exemption means if your home is worth $100,000, you have an exemption from taxes on $50,000.
As far as an executor of an estate in Fl, they must be either a Florida resident or related to the decedent, within the prescribed range, by blood or marriage. Also, FL rules of probate provide if there is more than one heir or beneficiary an attorney is required to probate the estate.
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