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Alabama Condo Complex Earns IBHS’ First-Ever Hurricane Gold Designation

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 05:29
Local developers in coastal Alabama that utilized Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety’s (IBHS) FORTIFIED Commercial construction standards in the design of a coastal condominium complex and earned the
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Orlando attorney indefinitely suspended following allegations of misappropriating about $37,000 (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 05:23
Orlando attorney Elizabeth Jayne Anderson has been indefinitely suspended following an Oct. 8 Florida Supreme Court order over misappropriation allegations, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.  “Anderson
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Changes to Leasing Restrictions May Not Apply to All Owners

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 12:00
Q: Recently there was a discussion in my condominium association about amending our declaration to increase the minimum lease term from 30 days to 6 months. Many of our owners
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Vellano hits commission with 440-page appeal letter (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 06:59
The attorney for the Vellano Golf Course was scolded by residents and the Chino Hills Planning Commission for submitting a 440-page letter the night before an appeal hearing Tuesday, Nov.
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Can owners keep email addresses private? (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 06:54
Q. I know the Illinois Condominium Property Act was changed for 2018 to require associations to provide owner email addresses and telephone numbers to other owners. I thought I heard
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Am I liable for association debt accrued by previous owners? (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 06:52
Q: After I purchased my home, the association sent me an invoice for $10,000 claiming that I was responsible for the delinquency accrued by the former owners. Do I owe
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Lightning leads to flooded condo in Montecito (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 12/01/2018 - 05:55
A bolt of lightning is believed to be responsible for broken pipe and flooding in a Montecito condominium.  It happened during a bizarre afternoon storm Thursday that developed quickly during
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Do directors and officers have to worry about getting sued personally? (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 12/01/2018 - 05:53
Around this time of year there usually is a call for candidates to submit their names to be directors of their condominium or homeowners’ association for vacant seats coming up
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River Valley Ranch Golf Club headed into the rough (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 12/01/2018 - 05:50
The River Valley Ranch Golf Club in Carbondale may have to close at the end of the current golf season unless a resolution comes forward in the meantime, according to
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HOA improves clubhouse with out vote (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 19:18
Q: The board of directors in our homeowners association recently took out the fireplace that was in a step-down area of the clubhouse without notifying the homeowners, obtaining bids for
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SC island property owners want homes torn down after beach erosion

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 13:02
A private island community in Beaufort County is suing the state over beach regulations — but in a twist, a homeowners association isn’t trying to circumvent the rules, but rather
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Fairway Oaks residents protest condition, location of homes (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 13:01
People living in the Fairway Oaks community of northwest Jacksonville took their protest to the front of the Duval County Courthouse Friday afternoon. Over the past two years, the News4Jax
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St. Louis condo owner alleges black mold in common area caused illness (MO)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:52
Three residents of a St. Louis condominium allege black mold in the common area caused illness.  Patricia Nejmanowski, et al. filed a complaint on Nov. 15 in the St. Louis
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How Phoenix neighbors fought against an Airbnb rental home in their neighborhood — and won (AZ)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:49
Neighbors say the new owner was renting the property out as an Airbnb, after a state law passed in 2016 expanded protections for short-term rentals. Airbnb and VRBO are two
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Wildfires, Rising Crime Fuel L.A.’s Gated Community Craze (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:46
When Scott Gillen was dreaming up The Case, Malibu’s first gated community in more than two decades, he wasn’t factoring in preparation for disastrous infernos. But in the aftermath of
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Ask the HOA Expert: Basketball Hoops, Satellite Dishes and For Sale Signs

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 07:31
Question: Our rules include things like “garages are for cars and not to have multiple vehicles parked outside, no trampolines and basketball hoops”. Our management company has advised the board
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Liman and Squibnocket Farm bury the hatchet (MA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 07:11
Hollywood director Doug Liman and Squibnocket Farm, a well-to-do subdivision, have agreed to an armistice in the legal battle over the Squibnocket Bridge (or causeway). The deadline for Liman to
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Margaritaville Resort construction contributed to Kissimmee condo cracks, lawyer says (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 07:06
News 6 is learning new details about cracked condos in Kissimmee that forced people to leave their homes. The complex’s lawyer claims a nearby construction project is partially to blame
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Royal Oaks Golf Course to close forever (TN)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 07:04
Marnice Richmond knew what she was getting into when she took over ownership of Royal Oaks Golf Course, but she also knew she had the support of her father, Tinker,
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Dangerous wall finally repaired after Delaware homeowner went public with complaints (OH)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 18:21
A Delaware homeowner says he’s finally getting results after a years-long battle with the township, homeowner’s association, and even a golf club over a dangerous eyesore.   Read the article……………..
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