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All Things Real Estate: CC&Rs aren’t magic, they’re like laws (CA)

Condo & HOA News - 15 hours 20 min ago
Q: I’m pretty sure you’ve answered this question before, but then it didn’t apply to me . . . now it does. I live in a nice neighborhood that has
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Can a unit owner see condo employee records? (IL)

Condo & HOA News - 15 hours 59 min ago
Q. I am an owner in a condominium association. The association employs a maintenance person. I don’t think he does a very good job, and other owners have told me
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North Shore firefighters battle condo blaze (LA)

Condo & HOA News - 16 hours 5 min ago
Covington area firefighters were sifting through damaged condos Friday (June 14) to see if they could determine the cause of a fire Thursday evening in a complex off the busy
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Recent Developments Concerning Director Term Limit Law (FL)

Condo & HOA News - 16 hours 9 min ago
Q: In previous columns you addressed the new term limit law for condominium association directors. Have there been any developments regarding this law since your last column on this topic
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Buckhorn HOA Recognizes Memorial Day (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 19:00
For 16 years, the homeowners association (HOA) in Valrico’s Buckhorn subdivision has displayed patriotism by decorating the community with flags before Memorial Day weekend. This year, the group placed 782
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Villages neighbors unhappy with ARC position on homeowners’ paint job (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:58
Residents of a villa community in The Villages are unhappy with the position of the Architectural Review Committee on a homeowners’ paint job.  Stephen Stone, president of the homeowners association
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HOA Homefront Q&A: Investing, growing and withdrawing reserve funds

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 15:48
Q: I am a member of my HOA board. Our prior management company had done all of our investments (from our direction) for our reserve funds. FDIC insured CDs were
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Orbitel sues HOA for breach of contract (AZ)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 15:47
Orbitel attorneys filed a breach-of-contract complaint in Superior Court in May. They claim Desert Passage violated an agreement when it elected to terminate its cable service as of Dec. 21,
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Indianapolis neighborhood’s pothole repair requests left in limbo (IN)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 05:48
We’ve heard it a million times: If you see a pothole, report it.  People have been trying to report massive potholes in a south side neighborhood, but when they call
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Family sues condo association after boy, 5, is seriously injured falling through grate in Lakeview (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 05:37
Newly released video shows a 5-year-old boy falling through a drainage gate outside a building in Lakeview in March, and now his family is suing the building’s condo association.  The
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Major Condo Fire Reported In Woodbury (CT)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 19:47
A major fire has broken out at the Woodlake condominium complex on Summit Court Thursday night, reports Hanna Snyder-Gambin of the Republican-American.    Read the article…………………..
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HOA takes action against Asian spa after KRDO special report (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 19:45
…Brian Winslow is one of the property owners of the shopping center that houses Paris Spa; he has been working for four years to get the overseeing Homeowners Association to
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North Myrtle Beach businessman accused of spending HOA money at casinos (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 14:21
A North Myrtle Beach businessman, already the subject of a city police and State Law Enforcement Division investigation, has been charged with breach of trust.  Walter Pigg of Little River
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GOMO in limbo after conversion of bankruptcy case (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:29
Members of the Garden Oaks Maintenance Organization (GOMO) spent months – and at least tens of thousands of dollars – putting together a restructuring plan. They drafted a revised set
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Starwood HOA seeks $3.4 million over stalled home project (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 07:20
The owner of property in a gated neighborhood faces as much in fines for not completing his home as it would cost to buy a modest home in Aspen or
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A Ponzi scheme, a retiree and a revolt against OppenheimerFunds (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 07:18
Donald Dwyer left statehouse politics for retirement in Clearwater, at the Grand Venezia, a 336-unit condominium complex with a pool, tennis courts and ill-fated ambitions to bring a touch of
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Rising water levels concern Lake Wateree residents (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 19:07
Homeowners living along Lake Wateree say they are concerned by the recent rise in lake levels.  The National Weather Service in Columbia issued a flood warning for Wateree and Congaree
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Severe Backyard Flooding Prompts Fort Worth Family To Call The Ones For Justice: ‘The Erosion Doesn’t Stop’ (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 19:05
Both the HOA and a spokesman for the city council member told CBS 11 the developer owns the land.  A spokesperson for Centurion American says the company plans to dedicate
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Latest chapter in Baker’s Creek bridge saga: Olmsted Falls set to close access road; East River Road homeowners debate replacement bridge (OH)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 18:57
Nine weeks after Olmsted Falls sent a letter to nine East River Road residents involved with the longstanding Baker’s Creek bridge saga, the city plans on closing an emergency West
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Condo column: Cell tower controversy should probably be put to vote (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 18:51
Q: Our Board is looking into having a telecommunications company put their towers on one of our condominium buildings. Do we need a community vote to do this? We just
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