Insurance May Not Cover Damages to Homeowners Association Common Spaces. This is Where Loss Assessment Coverage Comes In

Article Courtesy of The Next Door Advisor By Elizabeth Rivelli Published June 13, 2021 Whether you live in a single-family house, a condo, or an apartment, having property insurance is important to protect your personal items and your liabilities, among other things. …

What you need to know about pending changes to Florida insurance laws

Article Courtesy of The Sun Sentinel By Ron Hurtibise Published May 14, 2021 No one was thrilled with the insurance changes that were passed on the final day of the Florida Legislature’s spring session — not the insurance industry and not consumers’ …

How To Buy A Condo In Today’s Hot Housing Market

Article Courtesy of  Forbes Advisor By Natalie Campisi Published May 16, 2021 Whether you’re looking for a low-maintenance home, a downtown pad or a vacation getaway, condominiums, or condos, offer many attractive features. They’re typically a more budget-friendly way to …

As hurricane season approaches, three insurers are canceling thousands of Florida customers

Article Courtesy of The Sun Sentinel By Ron Hurtibise Published May 20, 2021 As another hurricane season bears down on the state, more than 50,000 Florida home insurance customers will soon receive notices that their policies have been canceled or won’t be …

What Are the Differences Between HOAs, Condo Associations and Tenants in Common?

Article Courtesy of  Yahoo Finance By Laura Woods Published May 2, 2021 You’re planning to purchase a new home, and while browsing online, you’ve noticed many of the listings you’re interested in contain unfamiliar real estate terms. Specifically, you want …

A Guide To The Fair Housing Act And Its Exemptions

Article Courtesy of  Forbes Advisor By Cathy Bond + Rachel Witkowski Published May 3, 2021 Everyone deserves a stable, affordable place to live. But the unfortunate truth is that discrimination in housing has prevented some vulnerable groups from achieving this …

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 …

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he will prevent COVID-19 vaccine ‘passports,’ signs liability bill

Article Courtesy of Channel 4 JAX News By Christine Sexton Published March 21, 2021 TALLAHASSEE — Pointing to privacy concerns, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday he will issue emergency rules this week that prevent businesses from requiring customers to …

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 …