Three new headaches for homeowner associations; Drones Copyright & Mold [11-5-18]

Article Courtesy of The Washington Post By Benny L. Kass Published November 4, 2018 What do drones, copyrights and mold have in common? According to USI Insurance Services, a national insurer with more than 50 offices throughout the country, these …

Broward County sues Lauderhill condominium association for rejecting resident’s emotional support animal request [10-31-18]

Article Courtesy of The Florida Record By Karen Kidd Published October 31, 2018 FORT LAUDERDALE — Broward County this week filed a lawsuit against a Lauderhill condominium association after the association allegedly denied a resident’s request for an emotional support …

Homeowner’s pro-Trump sign causes stir in Plantation Community association cuts down 2 trees to remove provocative banner [10-18-18]

Article Courtesy of Local 10 News ABC By Andrew Perez Published October 18, 2018 PLANTATION – A Plantation homeowners association cut down two palm trees to remove a provocative pro-Donald Trump campaign sign Monday morning after a homeowner refused to …

8 common HOA violations that can land you in hot water [10-16-18]

Article Courtesy of The Bankrate By Deborah Kearns Published October 14, 2018 Plenty of people love living in a community with a homeowners association, or HOA. HOA rules are designed to prevent neighborhoods from turning into eyesores and keep the …

HOA and condo enforcement: Community associations need to have a plan [10-1-18]

Article Courtesy of  The Tallahassee Democrat By Kristin A. Gardner Published September 30, 2018 One of the most common questions I get from my condominium and homeowners’ association clients is, “How do we enforce our governing documents against violating homeowners?” …

Your home insurance options are growing, thanks to a healthier market [9-28-18]

Article Courtesy of The Orlando Sentinel By Ron Hurtibise     Published September 27, 2018   Private market insurers are starting to expand options available to Florida homeowners — and that’s a sign the state’s home insurance market is healthier than ever, experts say. …

A year after Irma: What did Wellington learn from the storm? [9-17-18]

Article Courtesy of The Palm Beach Post By Kristina Webb      Published September 14, 2018 A year ago, we were still cleaning up our yards after Hurricane Irma. We were pulling down plywood and propping up fences. And we were eagerly awaiting …

Private Beaches In Florida Spark Battle With Residents And County [9-13-18]

Article Courtesy of NPR By Greg Allen Published September 13, 2018 Santa Rosa Beach, in Florida’s Walton County, is a quiet place with sugar-white sand, a pleasant surf and signs warning visitors to stay out. The largely rural county on …

When insurers demand appraisal, you lose the right to sue [9-11-18]

Article Courtesy of The Orlando Sentinel By Ron Hurtibise Published September 10, 2018 Are you thinking of suing your insurance company because it won’t agree to pay what your contractor says is needed to fix your hurricane-damaged roof? Don’t be surprised if …