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To Intervene or Not to Intervene? What’s the Role of Condo Associations in Resolving Disputes Between Owners?

Disagreements are a part of life, and condo associations are certainly not immune to them. So it’s often no surprise when a small scuffle or skirmish between neighbors escalates into a full-on dispute. The challenge for condo association board members, however, is knowing when the association needs to be involved, especially if it’s a conflict... read more

Communication and Engagement Best Practices for Your Condo Association

As a member of your condo association’s board of directors, you’ve likely noticed wide variation in unit owner’s engagement with board initiatives and responsiveness to communication. Some might only call to complain. Others want to attend every board meeting. The challenge for board members is meeting all owners where they’re at and ensuring they remain... read more

Bidding War! Competitive Bid Requirements & Your HOA

The recently enacted “post-Surfside” legislation will mean many condo associations will have significant, and expensive, repairs coming down the pike within the next 12-18 months. Under Florida law HOAs are obligated to get competitive bids, but this doesn’t apply to every situation. It’s important to understand the requirements – especially since there is so much... read more

What’s New? A Legal Update

Last year’s legislative special session – in May of 2022 – marks one of the most important changes to the Condominium Act since its inception in 1963. This new bill is 88 pages in its entirety, so we want to be clear that we’re only skimming the surface here. It will be important for your... read more

Covering Accessibility in Your CC&Rs

At the risk of repeating ourselves about putting everything in your CC&Rs – make sure you cover accessibility requirements in there too. Making sure that you cover all the important issues in your association’s CC&Rs is the best way to protect yourself, your property, and your owners/residents.  Why ADA Accessibility Should be in the CC&Rs There... read more

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