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Dallas developer defends water, governance at Possum Kingdom Lake resort (TX)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 05:32
Embattled Dallas developer Mike Ward took the stand on Tuesday and adamantly defended the water and sewer systems in one of his upscale communities on Possum Kingdom Lake.  Ward balked
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Southeast Bend neighbors sue over vacation rental (OR)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 05:30
A southeast Bend homeowner is suing her neighbor because the neighbor is operating a permitted short-term rental that violates the covenants and restrictions of the community.  The vacation rental’s owners,
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Facing city lawsuit, Lake Elmo homeowner’s association wants to keep trails private (MN)

Condo & HOA News - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 05:24
A Lake Elmo neighborhood wants to keep its trails private, but a lawsuit from the city may make the trails open for all to use.  “We are willing to work
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Icon condominium owners fight developer for reimbursement following pool structure issues (TN)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 18:00
Condominium owners at the Icon in the Gulch were forced to pay nearly $1.1-million to rebuild their pool after an inspector deemed it was at risk of collapsing. Now, residents
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Valley Cottage: Long road ahead for Mountainview condo fire victims (NY)

Condo & HOA News - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 17:10
It could be a year before the victims of the April 14 Valley Cottage fire can return to their homes in the Mountainview Condominiums, officials said Tuesday morning.  More than
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3 injured, hundreds displaced after fire in Newton condo complex (MA)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 20:25
Three people were injured and hundreds were displaced Monday night after a fire broke out in a massive condo complex in Newton.  Although the Newton Fire Department says the flames
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Right Now: HOA Headaches (KS)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 19:46
When you live in a community with a homeowner’s association, sometimes they can have strict rules that can interfere with the personality you want to add to your home.  A
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ACLU says Wixom ordinance that allows neighborhoods to ban political canvassers is illegal (MI)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 19:11
Should a neighborhood association have the right to ban political canvassers? A city ordinance in Wixom allows them to do just that. Now the ACLU has filed a lawsuit saying
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This new Seattle high-rise condo tower will come with Teslas that residents can rent (WA)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:32
A high-rise condo complex under construction near Seattle’s Pike Place Market will come with an interesting perk for residents: On-demand Tesla vehicles.  Developers of The Emerald are partnering with Envoy
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30 people displaced in condominium fire in Sturbridge (MA)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:28
30 people are without a home following a fire Easter Sunday at a condominium complex in Sturbridge.  The fire went to 3-alarms Easter morning with multiple firefighters responding to the
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Condo Board at 865 UN Plaza Overcomes a Trio of Tricky Problems (NY)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:25
When Leonard Barish of John P. Lovett & Associates began managing 865 UN Plaza in 2016, he was greeted by a trio of vexing problems. First, the red-brick facade of
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Woman who stole more than $1K at Carlisle Barracks hit with new embezzlement charge in West Virginia

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:07
A woman who pleaded guilty last year to stealing $1,053 from the Root Hall Café at Carlisle Barracks is now accused of embezzling even more money from a homeowner’s association
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Condo complex fire destroys 4 units, displaces multiple families in Lake Mary (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 07:21
Flames shot through the roof of a Seminole County condo complex Monday morning, leaving multiple families displaced from their homes, Seminole County Fire Rescue officials said.  Firefighters said the fire
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Gwinnett country club golf course could become 250+ senior homes (GA)

Condo & HOA News - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 07:11
The country club currently has 27 holes of golf. If approved, the new development would leave the club with nine holes, a third of its current golf offerings. The remaining
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Names of Unit Week Owners not Available in Timeshare Condominiums (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 09:05
Q: You recently published an article stating that the names of fellow unit owners are a public record. Is the rule the same for timeshare condominium associations?  Read the Q&A………………………….
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When man’s best friend isn’t the neighbor’s (MA)

Condo & HOA News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 06:54
In the old days, when people in condos or apartment buildings gossiped about the neighbors, the targets were typically fellow human beings.  But now? Let’s let Gayle Saks, a resident
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WMATA Files Eminent Domain Suit Against Potomac Green HOA for Potomac Yard Metro (VA)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 19:31
In an effort to keep the Potomac Yard Metro station project on track, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is using eminent domain to purchase Alexandria land from the Potomac
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Crews respond to fire near Golf Colony condo complex in Surfside (SC)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 19:27
Crews are at the scene of a confirmed condo fire Saturday in Surfside Beach.  Horry County Fire Rescue confirms the are cleaning up after a fire at the Golf Colony
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83-year-old man in critical condition after evacuating building fire at Moiliili condominium (HI)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 16:50
An 83-year-old man is in critical condition after evacuating his condominium Rainbow Place as Honolulu firefighters battled a blaze on the 21st floor.   Read the article…………………………
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Poliakoff: HOA sports alterations may not require membership vote (FL)

Condo & HOA News - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 13:43
Q:  We are an HOA with 195 homes. Our amenities are a pool and a tennis court. Our board has decided that they want to get rid of the tennis
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