40 Charleston area condo and apartment buildings involved in lawsuits over defects (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 13:55
Scaffolding is rising once again around a Charleston building where water intrusion required some tenants to move as construction crews tear down and replace sections of the relatively new exterior. 
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Different Laws Govern Associations (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 13:04
Q: My community has both single-family homes and townhouses. A question has arisen as to whether the laws that govern condominium associations or homeowners’ associations apply. Can you clarify this
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What happens when a candidate has been on the board for 8 years? (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 06:45
Q: Our election for 3 open board seats will be held May 9th. There are certainly enough candidates on the ballot to fill the open positions. However, one candidate has
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Cranberry Lake residents rally outside meeting to oppose club’s mandatory fees (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 06:43
About 100 residents took part in a meeting about mandatory membership fees at the Cranberry Lake Community Club, with about one-quarter of them picketing in opposition.  The meeting on Thursday
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American flag flying high again in Wyndham veteran’s yard (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 04/27/2019 - 17:06
Richard Oulton’s U.S. flag – the one that stirred controversy and earned him national headlines when he pledged to fly it despite a judge’s order more than 15 years ago
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Poliakoff: Shares of co-op must be delineated in bylaws (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 04/27/2019 - 14:15
Q: I own a co-op apartment in a complex of 31 units. My question is about shares, and how they are divided between the apartments. My shares are more than
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Tenant should be able to answer complaint (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 04/27/2019 - 06:24
Q. Our condominium association issued a notice of violation to an owner regarding conduct of the owner’s tenant. The notice provided the owner with the opportunity for a hearing and
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Landslides plague west side neighborhood; homeowners want solutions (OH)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 16:32
Several Legacy Condo owners in Harrison, Ohio, have complained to Fisher Homes and their homeowners association about their eroding backyards.  “I don’t think it’s safe to be here, and every
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HOA Homefront: Can we limit dogs in our community? (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 16:24
Q: Our HOA recently voted to update our CC&Rs. One section prohibits ownership of numerous breeds of dogs the board considers dangerous. Since California law (Food and Agri. Code 31683)
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Police investigating after $60k vanishes from Colonial Heights HOA (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 16:21
The Conjurer’s Neck neighborhood is known as one of the nicest and wealthiest neighborhoods in Colonial Heights.  “It’s a great neighborhood, quiet, its why we moved down here,” said resident
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Hampton mulls eliminating trash pickup to condos (NH)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 05:43
Selectmen are delaying their decision on reeling back condominium trash pickup after a packed room of condo owners demanded they keep the service in place Monday.  The board voted 3-0
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Alleged LOW embezzler pleads not guilty (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 05:37
Former Lake of the Woods Association financial manager Roy C. Mayberry remains in jail as he awaits a weeklong jury trial set for October.  Last Friday, Mayberry pleaded not guilty
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4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility wins state award (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 17:46
It was named the California Water Environment Association’s 2019 “Small Plant of the Year” at the association’s annual conference on April 12……..The facility is on Dove Canyon Road in 4S
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Who Pays the Property Taxes on a Golf Course Development in Florida?

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 06:31
Q. I am thinking about buying a home on a golf course development in South Florida. Do homes like that typically have their own property taxes or are taxes paid
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Vietnam veteran wins dispute with Henderson HOA over patriotic van (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 06:29
A Henderson veteran has won a battle with his homeowner’s association.  Back in March, News 3 reported Neil Johnson was getting citations from his HOA in Palm Hills, warning him
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HOA legal dispute: SC homeowner claims Simpsonville association making ‘life unbearable’ (NC)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 06:26
A Simpsonville man said he’s done everything that his homeowners association has required him to do. He even paid $3,641.74 in attorney fees to resolve a long-running court dispute.  But
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New Flying W Ranch fence irks Mountain Shadows (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 06:21
A new wildlife fence under construction surrounding a portion of the Flying W Ranch is drawing concern and criticism from residents in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood, where 346 homes and
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Gated community, Winfield reach agreement on police (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:12
A plan is in place to give Winfield police officers more enforcement powers in the town’s Doubletree Lake Estates gated community.  The roads there are private and officers can’t write
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Charleston’s Longborough Park battle over docks nearing a close — 13 years after it started (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:10
Thirteen years after a local homeowners association filed a lawsuit against its developer and fought Charleston officials over who gets access to Longborough Park, the city is close to putting
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Jury exonerates Vail property manager in defamation suit (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:55
A Vail Valley property manager was wrongly accused, and the people who falsely accused him lost a defamation case.  After a two-week trial, a jury awarded Dale Bugby $150,000 —
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