Security Cameras in Public Areas: Florida Condo Law

Many condominium owners in Florida choose to live in condominium community because of the sense of security.  It is a greater sense of security than residing in single-family communities. Condominium associations and their managers, desire these owners to feel safe and secure in their homes and shared areas and condo owners want the same safety […]

Your Guide to HOA Fees in Florida

You may find house or condo hunting in Florida more complicated than in other parts of the country because of the added fees associated with owning a home. Almost every subdivision forms a homeowners’ association (HOA) and each HOA sets the community’s fees. These could get charged monthly or quarterly, so when you shop for […]

Condo Water Leak Who is Responsible?

Is there a water leak in your condo that has caused damage to your unit and you want to know who is responsible to pay for the repairs? The first priority is to determine the source of the water intrusion. Next, what was damaged by the water is important for a variety of reasons, which […]

Getting “Slapped” with a SLAPP Suit?

Are you getting “slapped” with a SLAPP Suit? To start, a “S.L.A.P.P.” suit refers to “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” and both the Florida Condominium Act and HOA Act have prohibitions against these types of lawsuits.  But what does prohibitions against these types of suits really mean?  In short, a “SLAPP” suit in the context […]

Tips for Making an Offer on a Home

Finding the right home for your family can be a stressful task, so here are some tips for making an offer on a home. 1. Know How Offers Function As a buyer you should have a basic understanding on how offers on real estate function, so you can be highly involved and competitive in the […]

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