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There should not be any tax implications to you from such aa gift.
Florida does not have a state gift tax.The sister would have to report the gift to the IRS on her tax return for 2013 as a gift.But this is reportable but not taxable event.
Here is reference to the IRS/Florida Gift rules.
This is well under the lifetime exclusion as far as the IRS so no taxes but it is reportable by the sister here.
The current limit for 2013 is $5, 250,000 as you can see above.
You would not have any taxes on the gift here, the donor pays those over the $5,250,000 exemption.You would assume the property taxes as property owner once title is placed in your name.
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Here is more reference for you about gifts and exemptions..
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