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Condo & HOA
Articles directly related to community living in Condominiums, Townhomes, or Home Owners Associations.
When are closed board meetings allowed? (FL)
Condo and HOA Questions – Answered by a Lawyer, including closed Board meetings, Proxy Voting, and Cigar Smoking concerns.Read More
Condo questions: Do I have to pay fees if amenities have been closed for months? (FL)
Condos (and HOAs) can be tricky, even for experts. Questions come up all the time – here are a few answers from a condo lawyer.Read More
Turnberry Reserve HOA – Part 2
The ongoing saga of Turnberry Reserve HOA. I used to manage this community, so I’m not surprised at this level of drama over an Annual Meeting.Read More
FHA Eases Condominium Lending Rules
HUD has finally eased restrictions for FHA financing of single-family condominiums, enabling more buyers, to achieve the dream of homeownership.Read More
HOA in hot water over Management and Security
A state investigation has just determined the ex-cop-turned felon who 9 Investigates exposed working as a security officer inside a Kissimmee community was violating state law.Read More
If Your Association Fails to Hold Board Elections at an Annual Meeting, Do You Still Have a Board?
As Condominium and HOA attorneys, we often receive questions from our clients dealing with all the issues that can get in the way of conducting a successful annual meeting. MostRead More
How to Make Your Vacation Rental Appeal to Renters
Owning a vacation rental can be an exciting prospect, especially somewhere as vibrant as Florida. However, with that hustle and bustle comes competition, and you need to know how to stand out from the crowd. Here are some important ways to boost your design and find other means of making […]Read More
What you need to know about New Construction
What you don’t know about new construction homes can hurt you. Get the right information with my free booklet.Read More
The Deadline Has Passed – Is Your Condominium Website Compliant? (FL)
We previously discussed in a prior blog post on Florida condo legislation that new requirements were established by the Florida Legislature pertaining to condominium association websites. These new requirements, whichRead More
What Does a Geothermal Pool Heating System Look Like in Action?
I’m a native Floridian, and I love it here. But I admittedly have thin blood, and much prefer the warm summer water to the cool (okay, cold to me) winter water. And I do love the water, ever since I was a toddler. I spent much of my childhood at […]Read More
Are Your Architectural Request Forms Ready for the Spring Rush?
As we move through the winter months, many owners are already anticipating the exterior home improvements they want to make in the spring. For most covenant controlled communities, exterior modificationsRead More
When can a board hold a closed meeting? (FL)
Q: Our homeowners association (HOA) board called a private board meeting for personnel issues. The meeting was held to discuss an email a director sent by mistake to the generalRead More
Argument over tire change leads to standoff, suicide in Seminole (FL)
People who live in the Timberwoods condo complex in Seminole are back in their homes. A violent confrontation in the parking lot,turned into a five hour standoff with a tragicRead More
What Everyone Should Know About Condo Ownership (But No One Tells You)
Thinking about purchasing that condo? Before you jump in, get an insider’s perspective on possible pitfalls in this article! View the full article: What Everyone Should Know About Condo Ownership (But No One Tells You) on on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2015 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights […]Read More