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Community Update, Volume 8, 2017

Posted in Community Update

In this Issue: Arbitration Decisions – What are They and Where can I Find Them? helps you locate decisions from the Division of Florida Condominiums, Time Shares and Mobile Homes. But, I marked it “Paid in Full” will help you figure out what a restrictive endorsement on an assessment payment from an owner means to… Continue Reading

Community Update 2016, Volume 04

Posted in Common Areas, Community Update, Rental, Safety and security

As summer takes hold, many communities will come to life with BBQs, pool parties, and new residents now that the school year is over and families tend to relocate. In this issue, we look to help Associations navigate the summer waters as smoothly as possible. Summertime Grilling on a Condominium Balcony…Think Again While summer grilling… Continue Reading

Community Update 2014, Volume 5

Posted in Community Update, Construction Issues & Contractual Disputes, Insurance

Our legislative town halls have provided active community leaders with insights into the new laws that impact community association operations. Over 100 people attended the session held in Fort Lauderdale where the panel consisted of no less than six (6) local legislators. CALL partnered with Biscayne Neighborhood Association, Brickell Homeowners Association, and Downtown Neighbors Alliance… Continue Reading

Community Update 2014, Volume 3

Posted in Community Update

Congratulations to all the condominium, HOA and cooperative communities honored by being selected a finalist for the Florida Communities of Excellence Awards. The 2014 Conference and Awards Gala will be held at the Rosen Plaza in Orlando, Florida on May 2, 2014. There is still ample time to register for this important and educational event… Continue Reading

Community Update 2013, Volume 9

Posted in Community Update, Construction Issues & Contractual Disputes

After years of little to no activity, new condominium construction is now red hot.  There are reportedly 40 new condo towers planned for the Miami downtown area alone.  Our feature article, Top 10 Questions Regarding Condominium Construction Defects is a must-read for new purchasers. As explained in our CALL Alerts and our 2013 Legislative Guides,… Continue Reading

Community Update 2013, Volume 6

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This issue of Community Update features articles written by two of the Firm’s Board Certified Construction Attorneys. The first entitled, Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Repair Estimates When Evaluating Your Construction Defect Claim describes what information repair estimates should include to advance the association’s interests. Construction contract negotiations should always contemplate a method for resolving… Continue Reading