Most association boards can decide when they wish to pursue an owner who has violated the community's restrictions. However, it is the rare board that undertakes a thorough analysis before sending out those demand letters to determine if the owner can use a...
In the community association setting, we often hear about
certain things, people or practices being “grandfathered in” which basically
means that new restrictions cannot apply in those instances. The term “grandfather clause” has an ignominious past; it
We've all seen the construction cranes going up, now the data confirms our suspicions. According to Cranespotters.com, there are 247 South Florida condominium projects in the works. Condominium sales currently make up half the home sales in South Florida. T...
Now that we are well into our 6-month hurricane season with Hurricane Arthur already having come and gone, it is still not too late for your board to learn a few new techniques to best prepare your community to weather a storm. The typical advice to purcha...
Do you live in an older condominium building in a prime location? Have you ever thought about terminating your condominium in order to sell your older building to a developer desirous of your location? Has the fact that your older building is going to requi...
As virtually every resident, property owner and business
owner along the Florida Gulf Coast knows, BP Oil has entered into a class action settlement designed to compensate
victims of the April, 2010, oil spill from BP’s Macondo well. The fund was originally...
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