The ever changing trends in technology will keep Associations on their toes about the “official records” aspect of E-mails, Instant Messages (IM), & Twitter Transcripts.
One of the most important issues for any legal claim is the statute of limitations, and claims for construction defects are no different. The statute of limitations is the time frame within which a lawsuit must be filed in order to have any recovery against the party or parties responsible for the damage. This …
Imposing fines may indeed be an inexpensive alternative to filing lawsuits or arbitration petitions but does it actually help in curing violations or deterring owners from violating the association’s use restrictions?
Just how far can a Board go in placing restrictions upon an owner’s ability to smoke in a condominium association?
A reader recently posted the following inquiry to this site:
I live in a community in which the HOA documents are not being enforced, for instance most every homeowner in the community except for about 40 out of 245, do not maintain the property. There are piles of junk in the …
Would be a conflict of interest for a director to serve on both an association and master association board at the same time?
Federal Court Rules in Favor of Condominium Association in Pet Accommodation/Disability Claim.
Pet or Service Animal – How does a Community Association Decide? Ruling from a Federal District Court Allows Community Associations to Request Additional Information.
Condominium rules that ban or limit the size of dogs, cats and other household pets are controversial.
Broward County’s Permitting, Licensing and Consumer Protection Division issued a warning to residents not to be misled if they receive a letter from “National Department of Renewable Resources”.
As naïve as it sounds, foreclosure is business, not personal. There are some fundamental questions that need to be asked to curb the passion and focus the decisions on the economics of business. In truth, the Association does not want the foreclosure but rather what results from it, the sale. So we need both …