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Hurricane Preparedness for Your Community Association

posted by William B. Campbell, III, VP of Sales and Marketing, Campbell Property Management, June 6, 2016

The dreaded hurricane season is here. June 1 marks the beginning of the season, which goes until November 30. Does your community have a plan? Read more


Industry News and Articles

Keep in mind that some of the articles are directed toward HOAs or condos specifically, but most can be applied to all types of community associations. 
 

Hurricane Shutters and Florida Condominiums

posted by Joseph Adams, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, June 23, 2016
 
Since hurricane season began on June 1, this is a timely question. Section 718.113(5) of the Florida Condominium Act provides that each board of directors of a residential condominium must adopt hurricane shutter specifications for each building within each condominium operated by the association which shall include “color, style, and other factors deemed relevant by the board.” Read more 


Community Association Life: Can Condo Staff be used for personal tasks by residents?

posted by John C. Goede, Esq., shareholder of the Law firm Goede, Adamczyk, DeBoest & Cross , June 21, 2016
 
If your community is a condominium association, Florida Statutes Chapter 718 requires all agenda items be posted in advance of the meeting. Specifically, the statute provides “adequate notice of all board meeting, which must specifically identify all agenda items, must be posted conspicuously on the condominium property at least 48 continuous house before the meeting except in an emergency.” Read more
 
 

Pet Issues are Highly Contentious in Florida Condominiums

posted by Joseph Adams, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, June 8, 2016
 
Pet issues are amongst the most highly contentious issues in condominium living. Read more 
 


Rembaum’s Association Roundup: A Failure to Pay Assessments Will Negatively Affect Credit Scores and It Is About Time and Long Overdue

posted by Jeffrey Rembaum, Esq., Kaye Bender Rembaum, June 13, 2016
 
Until now, failing to make timely assessment payments could lead to additional charges for late payment fees, interest charges, collection fees, and may even result in the filing of a lien against your property and foreclosure of the recorded lien. Read more

 

New Rental Application Processing Requirement for Service Members

posted by Yeline Goin, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, June 14, 2016

If your community requires a prospective lessee to be approved by the association, you will want to take note of a new law that becomes effective on July 1, 2016. Read more
 

Beware of Faulty Fire Sprinklers

posted by Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A., Florida HOA Lawyer Blog, June 8, 2016

Fire sprinkler systems, part of a building’s “Life Safety System,” are a crucial component of condominium buildings because they help protect against damage to life and property in the event of a fire. Read more


What are considered “Official Records” in Florida Condominiums and HOAs?

posted by Joseph Adams, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, June 1, 2016
 
The Florida Condominium Act (Chapter 718 of the Florida Statutes) specifically lists ballots, sign-in sheets, voting proxies, and all other papers relating to voting by unit owners as “official records” which must be maintained for one year from the date of the election/meeting. Read more
 

2016 Legislative and Community Association Resource Guide

posted by Yeline Goin, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, June 29, 2016
 
The 2016 Legislative Session ended without any significant piece of community association legislation passing. While there were many bills impacting community associations that were filed and heard in committee, none of the major bills actually made it to the floor of either the House of Representatives or the Senate. Read more

 

HOA and Condominium Association Boards Must Keep Documents Current

posted by Joseph Adams, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, June 22, 2016

The Marketable Record Title Act (MRTA) can extinguish recorded covenants and restrictions unless they are found in a “muniment of title” or preserved pursuant to the procedure set forth in the statute. Read more
 


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BPBALLOT Live Demo
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7/12
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7/13
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July Tips

Keith's Corner: Rainy Season
 
This month, activate your rain sensors. If you do not own one yet, investing in rain shut off devices could be an inexpensive way to save water and money during this rainy season. These devices allow you to override your irrigation system when it rains, as well as prevent fungus and diseases. July is also a great month to continue planting palms, bedding plants and bulbs. 

As always, remember to install your sod green side up! 

Keith CarracherPresident
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