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Highlands Park Estates Clubhouse called into question (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 11/25/2018 - 06:43
……Howerton and Project Manager Kenya A. Anderson reported at that meeting that residents and county staff at the time determined the best way of repairing the dilapidated structure would be
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Texas AG won’t confirm investigation into Montague County homeowner group

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 11/25/2018 - 06:39
The Montague County Sheriff’s Office has referred an investigation into a possible fraudulent property owner’s association election to the Texas Attorney General’s Office.  Montague County Chief Jack Lawson said he
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Ready to put up those holiday lights? First check your HOA rules (AZ)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 18:20
Tis the season for holiday lights and decorations.  Right after Thanksgiving, the huge blow-up Santas and snowmen start showing up in yards and twinkly lights begin adorning homes.  But many
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Proposed budgets must be submitted in advance (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 13:26
Q. I thought the proposed budget had to be mailed to the owners 25 days prior to the board’s adoption of the budget, for all types of owners’ associations in
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A radon headache in Venice (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 05:56
Tony and Judy Turlenko were mortified when their condo tenant showed them that a radon test of the unit was positive.  Radon is naturally occurring gas that can cause cancer. 
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Polk commissioners approve new parking plan for HOAs (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 18:26
Nearly a year ago, a resident in a subdivision off U.S. 27 contacted former County Commissioner Todd Dantzler about cars parked on both sides of the road in the development. 
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Thanksgiving fire in Little Ferry condominium complex displaces people in 24 units (NJ)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:48
A kitchen fire on Thanksgiving displaced people in 24 condominium units at Ledgewood Terrace in Little Ferry.  The fire started in apartment in Building A and was thought to have
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HOA Homefront: Can the board mandate a switch to (or from) artificial turf? (CA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:45
Q: Our board has indicated that they plan to remove all turf from the front yards of our community and replace it with various types of non-turf plants. The vast
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Greenacres Residents Petition HOA to Reform Strict Parking Policies (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 06:29
Parking your car in the driveway or garage is usually a given perk of being a homeowner. Residents in Greenacres, however, are getting their vehicles towed due to their neighborhood’s
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Ask Attorney Bernie: Before buying a condo, know what you actually own and pay attention to covenant details (PA)

Condo & HOA News - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 06:25
Question: In owning a condo, what should I be aware of?   Answer: Condominiums are forms of “common interest ownership” in which you have some type of ownership interest in a
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With HOA costs surpassing their mortgage payments, owners of affordable housing appeal to City of Boulder (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 13:53
When Adam Perry got home one afternoon in August, he had a notice on the door from his homeowners’ association (HOA) announcing the roofs around the Iris Hollow condominium complex
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Beach officials demand action from Seaside Villas, while company denies responsibility (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 07:03
A representative from that company, Sharlene Blake, a regional manager, told The Record on Friday though that there is a good deal of confusion about who is responsible for what
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Pine View Estates deeds finally clear (NV)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 06:59
All 219 Pine View Estates deeds were signed on Monday night bringing residents a reason to be thankful.  Homeowners Association President Doug Stimpson reported residents of the Pine Nut community
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Be careful about how condo association handles owners’ personal information (IL)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 19:25
The issue of privacy is getting a lot of exposure these days.  Widespread incidents of identity thieves, data breaches and other invasions have everyone feeling self-protective. That sentiment has ignited
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Peter Hunt, Amherst condo company pay $104,000 over leaky pipes (NY)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:58
Hunt Real Estate Corp. CEO Peter F. Hunt and an Amherst condominium development he sponsored have agreed to pay $104,300 to the development’s condo association for failing to disclose pipe
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“People are pissed”: Residents of Aurora’s Heather Gardens demand answers after deadly gas explosion (CO)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:57
Angry residents overflowed the Heather Gardens clubhouse in Aurora Tuesday to demand answers about a gas-leak explosion Friday night that killed an 82-year-old resident and leveled multiple homes.  They left
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Mayor Caldwell vetoes bill giving condo owners more time to comply with fire safety law (HI)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:54
Mayor Kirk Caldwell today vetoed a bill that would have given condo owners an extra two years to comply with requirements of a fire-safety law enacted in the wake of
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Regalia’s condo association alleges flawed design, building code violations: lawsuit (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:53
Regalia’s condo association is suing the developer, contractor, architect and a laundry list of subcontractors for alleged design and construction defects and damage to the 47-story luxury condo tower in
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Western Wyandotte County neighborhood hopes crosswalk forces drivers off gas (KS)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:15
A neighborhood in Kansas City, Kansas is working to get drivers to slow down in a new way.  At first glance, drivers coming up on a crosswalk in western Wyandotte
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Homeowners’ Issues Can and Frequently Influence How Boards Work

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:21
Homeowners’ Q&A: I own a small condominium in a mid-sized building in Chicago. I pay around $500 per month in assessments, and the building has more than $600,000 in reserves.
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