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Summary of HB 653, Impacting Condominiums, Cooperatives, and Homeowners’ Associations

Posted in CALL Alert, Elections, Fire Sprinklers, Governing Documents, Liability, Managers (CAMS), Water Sprinklers

HB 653 (SB 744), sponsored by Representative Moraitis, passed the Florida Legislature but as of today, it has not yet been sent to the Governor for consideration.  When a bill is sent to the Governor, he has fifteen (15) days to act.  He can either sign the bill into law, veto it, or allow it… Continue Reading

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Part I – How to Navigate Management Company Transitions

Posted in CAM, Managers (CAMS)

Hopefully, most of us enter into relationships with the expectation that they will last. However, for those of us past adolescence, we realize that even long-term relationships can end and, even when they were good for a long time, the manner in which they do can overshadow everything that preceded that ending. In the next… Continue Reading

Departing Condominium Board Member Must Relinquish Keys Within Five Days

Posted in Managers (CAMS), Operations, Reader Q&A

Question: Recently, our association’s president resigned and took a job with our management company at another complex. While our office manager was on vacation this former president was in her office for a few hours. If he resigned doesn’t he have to turn in his key to the office. He has no business in there…. Continue Reading

Manager’s Minute, October 2016

Posted in Managers (CAMS), Uncategorized

Welcome to this issue of Manager’s Minute! Can you believe we are in the home stretch of the end of the year? Boy, did this year fly by. Lots of action in the community association field as well – important court rulings, HUD guidance on using criminal background checks to deny applicants and residents creating… Continue Reading

Filling Out Lender And Title Agency Questionnaires-Should Your Community Association Take The Extra Step?

Posted in Managers (CAMS), Official Records, Operations

With growing frequency, volunteer community association board members and association managers are being asked to fill out lengthy and often complicated paperwork on behalf of business entities who are looking to evaluate the value of a particular community. Your board may receive a request from a lender or title agency (or the attorney for either… Continue Reading