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How To Recall A Condominium Board Member In Florida

What option do you have when your condominium association board has conducted its self in a manner that your community believes is not in its best interests?   Depending on election terms and cycles you may not want to endure years … Read Full Post

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Making Sense: Legal And Practical Considerations Of A Community Association Committee In Florida

Most condominium and homeowners’ associations have committees in place to assist the board of directors with association operation and business, but few utilize committees properly or effectively.  The creation, purpose and authority of committees can be confusing, but it doesn’t … Read Full Post

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Five Steps For Collecting Assessment Revenue Through A Condominium Assessment Lien

Florida Condominium Associations and Homeowners Association Boards have many challenges in managing the needs of their communities. As a result, when unit owners refuse to pay their assessments, it puts everyone in a bind. Fortunately, there is a key tool … Read Full Post

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How Florida Condominium Law Impacts Collection Of A Condominium Assessment By Florida Condominium Associations

Florida condominium law is ever-evolving. As a result, an effective condominium law attorney can help ensure condominium associations are able to collect an overdue condominium assessment from each unit owner. In this video presentation recorded by Hans C. Wahl, he explains … Read Full Post

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Collect What Is Due: Effective Association Collection Strategies And Policies

One of the most consistent challenges for condominium association boards in Florida is receiving dues and assessments in a timely fashion. Therefore, it is vital for a COA or HOA to apply effective association collection strategies as part of their … Read Full Post

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What Is A Contest Of Lien, And How Does My Association Respond To It?

You’re the President of a condominium association or an HOA.  You’ve had a problem owner for years—someone who doesn’t pay his assessments. Or when he does, payment is late and he incurs penalties and interest, and then later fights those … Read Full Post

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Hurricane Preparedness: Checklist of What to do After a Hurricane Hits your Community Association

Is your community association prepared to deal with the aftermath of the next hurricane?  Many associations around Florida were not ready to effectively handle recovery efforts from the last major hurricane season.   This lack of community association preparedness resulted in … Read Full Post

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Going Green: Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Condominium Parking Areas

Florida is blessed to have abundant, beautiful natural resources: beaches, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and forests.  The Florida legislature has adopted multiple laws aimed at protecting the state’s environmental resources through conservation and promotion of clean energy.  In furtherance of this … Read Full Post

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The Business Judgment Rule: A Shield For Community Association Board Members and Directors

Disputes between community associations and their members are common.  These disputes may evolve into lawsuits.  In some instances, the plaintiffs in these lawsuits attempt to hold the directors or officers personally liable for damages.  Luckily for the directors and officers, the business judgment rule shields them from personal liability, unless they breach a fiduciary duty. Read Full Post

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Top 5 Tactics to Prevent Vandalism in Community Associations

Vandalism has been an issue with both condominiums and homeowners associations for as long as these communities have existed.  As you can expect, instances of vandalism seem to increase during the summer months when kids are out of school.  Vandalism … Read Full Post

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