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05Nov
By: Sean Murrell On: November 5, 2014 In: Home Owners Association Legal, Uncategorized Comments: 0

In August of this year, the Second District Court of Appeals issued a ruling which has potentially big ramifications...

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07Jul
By: Sean Murrell On: July 7, 2014 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Some new legislation addressing community associations has gone into effect as of July 1, 2014.  Here is a brief...

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10Sep
By: Sean Murrell On: September 10, 2013 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Chapter 718 (Condo) and 720 (HOA) of the Florida Statutes provide that anyone who takes title to a unit...

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04Jul
By: Sean Murrell On: July 4, 2013 In: Home Owners Association Legal Comments: 0

Yes, under the new reform bill put into effect on July 1 (HB 7119) all homeowner associations are required...

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17Jun
By: Sean Murrell On: June 17, 2013 In: Home Owners Association Legal Comments: 0

Both the House and the Senate have recently passed Bill 7119 which was signed by the Governor and put...

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26May
By: Sean Murrell On: May 26, 2013 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

The Marketable Record Title Act (MRTA) poses a serious threat to the power of homeowner associations to enforce their...

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03Sep

The vast majority of community associations across the state apply late penalties when assessments are not paid on time. ...

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20Jul
By: Sean Murrell On: July 20, 2012 In: Community Association Legal Advice Comments: 0

Many Homeowner and Condominium Associations find themselves with a remaining balance of delinquent assessments after units are foreclosed on...

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23Jun
By: Sean Murrell On: June 23, 2012 In: Community Association Legal Advice Comments: 0

Many Community Association Managers (CAMs) have a policy of drafting Claims of Lien (and Satisfactions of Lien) on behalf...

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05Jun
By: Sean Murrell On: June 5, 2012 In: Community Association Legal Advice Comments: 0

The collection of rents provision in Florida Statutes 718.116 and 720.3085 was designed to eliminate the situation where an...

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