In Florida, oil, gas, and mineral rights can be as valuable to their owners as they are in Texas and the other significant oil-producing states. However, mineral rights may have little value in Florida if the property where these rights are located is not zoned for drilling or mining, e.g., the land is zoned for.
A Short Sale means the seller’s lender is accepting a discount of the loan payoff to release an existing mortgage to allow a sale to occur. Typically, a seller most likely needs to be in default and have stopped making mortgage payments before a lender will consider a short sale. Just because the seller is.