This article discusses the three most common types of real estate litigation disputes, the traditional context. In recent years, the statistics surrounding the number of small business involved in some type of real estate litigation have risen to a range between 36% to 53% according to a 2018 Forbes report. As reported by Forbes, as […]
It’s time to vote when most community associations hold their annual meeting and elect Directors for the Board. Here are some tips for both Condo and HOA. For a Condo: The meeting must be held on the date in the bylaws and the meeting is of the unit owners not of the Board. A quorum […]
Fireworks can be fun but a new law (Florida Statute s.791.08) recently went into effect that limits the use of fireworks to only on the following holidays: • New Year’s Day (January 1st) • Independence Day (July 4th) • New Year’s Eve (December 31st) The statute prohibits a homeowners’ association board of directors from instituting […]
Homeowners Can Display Flags. With the 4th of July holiday rapidly approaching I recently learned that a family member’s HOA prohibits the display of the American Flag. This is a violation of Florida Statute s.720.304(2)(a) which permits the display of one portable, removable United States flag or official flag of the State of Florida in […]
Icon Brickell condo association settles class action suit alleging it charged illegal fees
Condo association bans elderly woman’s health aide over coronavirus fears, lawsuit says
A homeowners association in Jacksonville, Florida threatened a nurse with up to $1,000 in fines for parking a recreational vehicle meant for quarantine in her driveway.
Cristina Trabada said she and her family were on vacation when neighbors started bombarding them with calls and messages that her car had been booted in her own driveway. WPLG Local 10 News.
It’s the holiday season and time to decorate your home for the holidays, like decking out your condo door, but your Association says otherwise. Well, they may be able to do it with one exception. The Florida Legislature passed a condo law, Section 718.113(6), that states: “An association may not refuse the request of a […]
Older community association members who fall behind on fees face increasingly harsh treatment
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