FAN's Featured Blog Post
HOA Board Members in Florida - are you certified?
posted by Dan Tiernan, COO, Campbell Property Management
Chapter 720 of the Florida Statutes was amended on July 1, 2013, requiring that HOA directors verify they are prepared to serve on their association board in one of two ways. Read more
Industry News and Articles
Keep in mind some of the articles are directed toward HOAs or condos specifically, but most can be applied to all types of community associations.
Should community association boards speak to the media?
posted by Donna DiMaggio Berger, Esq., October 27, 2013
I am often contacted
by members of the media to discuss various association topics.These can range from the serious (secondhand smoke) to the comical (DNA testing of doggie poop).
FLCAJ Readers' Choice Awards
voting goes until December 1, 2013
Congressional Deal to Delay Flood Insurance Increases
posted by Yeline Goin, October 29, 2013
Congressional leaders have announced that they have reached a bipartisan deal to delay the implementation of flood insurance increases that are raising premiums for many homeowners. The proposed bill would delay premium increases for four years. Read more
Keeping Your South Florida Roof Clean: The right way to properly maintain your roof
posted by Marcel Rosen, President, Fiddler Roof Cleaning
Did you ever wonder what the black stains on a dirty South Florida roof are? These black stains are called Gloeocapsa Magma – a type of algae. Most roof and pressure cleaning services use high-pressure power-washing devices to remove these stains. Read more
Taped HOA Board Meetings Should be Disclosed
posted by Joseph Adams, October 25, 2013
Section 720.306(10) of the Florida Homeowners’ Association Act
states that any parcel owner may tape record or videotape meetings of the board of directors and meetings of the members. However, the statute also permits the board to adopt reasonable rules governing the taping of meetings. Read more
posted by William B. Campbell III, VP of Sales and Marketing, Campbell Property Management
12 Ways to Make Your South Florida Home Energy Efficient
According to energy.gov,
“A typical American family spends $2,000 a year on their home energy bills.” Make your South Florida home energy efficient and you can cut your energy bills by 20 to 30 percent. There is also the added benefit of
helping the environment by minimizing your carbon footprint. Read more
HOA Security Deposit Should Return to Tenant
posted by Joseph Adams, October 24, 2013
Our homeowners’ association documents authorize the association to collect a $500 security deposit from a tenant who leases a home within the community. Read more
posted by keith Carracher, President, Complete Property Maintenance, October 4, 2013
Florida Lawn and Garden Tips for Fall
As Floridians, we are all too familiar with counting down the days until the summer heat is over with and the temperatures start to drop. This new weather brings different needs for your Florida lawn and garden. Read more
Professional CAM Budgeting: Finding the Right Contractors
posted by Jeff Hardy, TOPS, October 24, 2013
It’s hard to put together an accurate
community budget for the new fiscal year without getting proposals for the recurring services that are the responsibility of the community. As a general rule, August or September is the right time to send out Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) for the next year. That way, you have some hard costs to plug into the proposed community budget. Read more
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