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Landscape committee chairwoman wants to clean house (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 13:34
Q. Does a newly elected condominium board member, who is the new Landscape Committee chairwoman, have the right to “fire” five committee members of long standing? The chair gave no
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Centennial Lakes condo owners question fairness of parks fees (MN)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 08:45
A group of condo owners are tired of paying more than the rest of the city’s residents to maintain Centennial Lakes Park.  Homeowners from the Centennial Lakes Village condominium complex
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Fire Breaks Out Inside Jersey Shore Condo Building (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 08:43
A fire broke out inside a condo building in a Jersey Shore community Friday, drawing a heavy fire response.  The three-alarm blaze in Sea Bright brought volunteer firemen from several
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When can associations hold board meetings? (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 08:40
Q: The board of my community association held a board meeting at 2 p.m. during the work week when most of the owners were at work and could not attend.
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Can directors vote via e-mail? (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 08:27
Q: I heard there was a recent change in the law which now prevents Board Members in a homeowners association from voting on matters via e-mail. Can you confirm this? Read
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Warner Wolf didn’t like his community’s name. He took matters into his own hands, cops say (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 17:08
He’s best known for his catchphrase, “Let’s go to the videotape!”  We’re talking about legendary sportscaster Warner Wolf.  The veteran journalist is likely talking to a lawyer now.  The offense? Allegedly
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Ice, ceiling cave-ins and flooding plague downtown condos (MI)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 17:06
Is it the fault of the builder, the contractor, the city, the state inspectors who claimed everything was good to go — or simply Mother Nature.  Regardless of who’s to
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HOA Homefront: Outstanding directors participate in board meetings (Part 4)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:28
Once an HOA volunteer has embraced a positive attitude (part 1), prepared for board service (part 2), adapted to the very different role of the volunteer director or officer (part
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A Brooklyn Luxury Condo With Monster Arrears (NY)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 06:39
There are arrears. And then there are serious arrears. And then there are absolute monster arrears like those racked up by the Chinese developer, Xin Development, at the Oosten, a
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Residents of La Bota Ranch appear in court after filing a lawsuit (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 06:37
Residents of La Bota Ranch met in court after filing a lawsuit against the Homeowners Association two years ago.  In July 2017, a class action lawsuit comprised of La Bota
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Waterfront? Homeowners with retention pond see property value spike (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 06:36
Mecklenburg County officials call homes with retention ponds in its backyard “waterfront property,” making home values skyrocket.  With a higher value, they will have to pay more taxes.   Read the
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Rain washes away private road in Sterling Township, dozens stranded without funds for fix (OH)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 18:57
According to the residents Pine Valley Drive floods often but it’s never been this bad. Newberry says the road started to flood early Wednesday morning.  “We left this morning cause
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Jefferson County residents concerned over dangerous potholed road (MO)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 06:28
Jefferson County residents are having to maneuver their way around dozens of deep potholes on the main road in and out of their community near House Springs.  The road is
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Iberville Parish residents say ‘not so fast’ to off-duty deputy hired to direct neighborhood traffic (LA)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 06:23
Turns out, not everyone is happy with the way one neighborhood is dealing with traffic.  The University Club Homeowner’s Association in East Baton Rouge Parish hired an off-duty sheriff’s deputy
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More accusations arise from residents against Sunny Isles Beach condo management (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 18:43
Transgender artist Abigail Pereira has lived in Sunny Isles Beach for more than a year and is now the latest person claiming discrimination against the management of the Oceanview B
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Storms Turn Westlake Village Ravine Into Muddy Lake (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 18:41
The neighborhood was hit hard by November’s Woolsey Fire, which destroyed three homes in the area.  There is a drain in the ravine, but it is clogged. When neighbors contact
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Greenville County complaints about homeowner associations among highest in South Carolina

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 16:22
Homeowners in Greenville complained about their homeowners associations last year more than almost every county in South Carolina, according to the inaugural Homeowners Association Complaint Report released Wednesday.  Richland County
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How to defuse uncivil behavior at condo board meetings

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 16:17
Perhaps you’ve noticed your community association meetings becoming increasingly heated. It’s a sign of the times. The entire country is undergoing serious splintering that threatens all our daily interactions.  “Today
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County gives Allenbrook paving money (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 07:09
A problem with roads in Lenoir City’s Allenbrook subdivision appears settled after Loudon County Commission voted Monday to share the cost of paving.  Commissioners Matthew Tinker and Julia Hurley motioned
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SF family wondering why new carbon monoxide detectors didn’t alarm despite high levels in condo (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 02/06/2019 - 06:53
It may be time for you to install a new carbon monoxide detector in your home. A California law that went into effect in 2011 requires carbon monoxide detectors in
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