What Are My Rights as a Renter in Florida

Are you a renter in Florida? If that is the case – you must make yourself aware of your rights as a renter in Florida. Both landlords and tenants have responsibilities and if you are aware of them, it will be much easier for you to hire a rental lawyer if something were to go […]

Can a Condo Unit Owner Sue the Association in Florida?

More and more often, Florida condo unit owners are pursuing lawsuits against condo boards over various restrictions regarding various things such as pets, discrimination, and many others.  If you feel you have a reason to file a lawsuit against your Condominium Association (COA), condominium lawyers are ready to assist you. Remember, condo rules and regulations […]

Condo Repairs in Florida and How an Attorney Can Help

When purchasing a condo in Florida, you must familiarize yourself with condo repairs and maintenance obligations that you will have as an owner.  Will you have the responsibility for repairing and maintaining common spaces? Is the condo association in charge of the maintenance repairs inside of your unit? Know that condominium lawyers from Ferrer Law […]

Florida Law Limits Condo and HOA from Restricting Installation of Renewable Resources Such as Solar Panels

While broad powers are afforded to condominium and homeowner associations to regulate and limit the rights of unit and homeowners on what improvements can be made to their property when living in a planned urban development, there are limitations and Florida law limits Condo and HOA from restricting installation of renewable resources such as solar […]

Florida HOA Laws That You May Not Know About

Communities that consist of housing developments, condominiums, and other real properties within a community are subject to certain rules and regulations declared by the Association’s Board of Directors. This is a Membership organization formed within the community of single-family homes or multiple unit buildings like condominiums. Property owners pay a fee according to the authorized […]

Mandatory Reserves: What are They and How Do They Affect Me?

When the Federal Reserve requires banks to hold a certain level of reserves, it is said to be implementing mandatory reserves. The purpose of mandatory reserves is to ensure that banks have enough cash on hand to meet customer withdrawals and other obligations. Banks are required to hold a certain percentage of their deposits in […]

Pros and Cons of Self-Management vs Professional Management Company

When homeowner Associations are formed, there’s one of two choices to consider: 1) The Association will operate from an “in-house” perspective where the Owners/Members, through a Board of Directors, will volunteer their time to oversee the maintenance and enforcement of rules in the community. However, since Members of the Board of Directors usually have other jobs, […]

WHAT IS DUTY TO DISCLOSE AND HOW DOES IT APPLY TO ME?

What is Duty to Disclose? Under Florida law, a seller is not required to provide a buyer a property disclosure form, however, realtors along with their sellers must notify buyers of any significant property defects that the seller is aware of and may not be easily visible to the buyer, which materially affect the residential real […]

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