Can Removing A Tree Get You In Trouble?

Can Removing a Tree Get you in Trouble? Property owners are sometime faced with the need to remove a tree from their property. This is more true for the individual property owner in the HOA setting than in a condo community, however, the Board of Directors for a condo association may face this situation. Traditionally, […]

How Much Can A Condo Charge For Rental Applications?

How Much Can a Condo Charge for Rental Applications? The The Florida Condo Act prohibits Condo Associations from charging renters more than $100.00 per applicant or $150.00 per married couple. Specifically, Florida Statue 718.112(2)(i) states: “No charge shall be made by the association or any body thereof in connection with the sale, mortgage, lease, sublease, […]

Appeal Puts Spotlight on Fee Claims Against Lenders After Foreclosure

Florida Business Review (Online) A question about attorney fees for collection efforts pursued after a foreclosure sale puts Florida’s safe harbor provisions in the spotlight. The state’s safe harbor provision protects lenders recovering property after foreclosure from paying the full amount of overdue association dues. Under the rule, lenders pay a year’s worth of dues […]

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