Florida Construction Defect Proposal Unfair To Homeowners

Article Courtesy of  LAW 360 By Nick Vargo and Greg Demers Published April 4, 2021 Typically, the most important, and largest, purchase in a person’s life is their home. Due to negligence in the construction industry, many homes are built …

If My Condo Association Hasn’t Kept the Grounds Maintained, Can I Sue?

You love your condo. It is a place of comfort and refuge. One of the great things about living in a condominium is the many services that are provided to you. If you are part of an association of condo …

Serving on Your Community Association’s ARC, ACC, or ARB? Take Note to Whom Your Fiduciary Duties Are Owed [2/21/2021]

Article Courtesy of  The National Law Review By Allen N. Trask and Amy H. Wooten Published February 21, 2021 Residents of planned communities often must obtain approval prior to making any modifications to their homes and lots. Through their declaration …

HOA Policy Enforcement for a Happy and Harmonious Community

Article Courtesy of  VENDORSMART Published February 19, 2021 A community meeting with people grasping hands in a team effort How can your board enforce your policies for the good of your HOA or condo association? As a condo or HOA …

What Are Covenants, Conditions And Restrictions (CC&Rs) In An HOA?

Article Courtesy of  Forbes Advisor By Casey Bond and Mike Cetera    Published February 7, 2021 If you move into a condominium, gated complex or other planned community, there’s a good chance you’ll also have to join a homeowners association (HOA). …

Avoid violating these 9 homeowners association rules that could cost you

Article Courtesy of  Bankrate    By Jennifer Bradley Franklin Published January 31, 2021 When you’re on the hunt for a new place, you might find that some homes are in a community with a homeowners association, or HOA. Some think of …

Reasonable Modifications And The Fair Housing Act—Knowing The Law Can Help Your Association Proactively Avoid Lawsuits

Article Courtesy of  JD Supra By Lydia Chartre Published January 21, 2021 Did you know that homeowners have the right to request reasonable modifications to the common area if they are disabled and the proposed modification helps them use and …

Why Most Florida Condominiums Don’t Qualify for FHA Financing

By Christopher Carter Published December 6, 2020 Let’s start with some background on FHA-insured mortgage financing. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is an agency of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), a Cabinet-level department of the Federal …

Five Biggest Myths About Homeowners’ Associations

Article Courtesy of  NEWSWIRE By Katherine S Published December 4, 2020 Homeowners associations are responsible for creating and enforcing rules across their community. Here are some of the biggest myths.   Millions of people in America live in areas that are …