Rising Rates Meet Nesting Urges

The evidence suggests that the demand for housing, led by new families among 30-40 year old Americans, could overwhelm progressively higher interest rates - leading to a home building boom.

Court Determines that an HOA Is Not Legally Valid

HOAs and Condominiums derive from the covenants and state statutes’ powerful tools to use against homeowners. However, if the association does not meet the legal definition of a HOA or condo, then it cannot use the statuary toolbox.

HOAs Prepare for a Zombie Foreclosure Apocalypse


Check Your Privilege, Home-Owners Association

When the client is an incorporated association and not an individual, questions arise as to which people function as the “client” as far as attorney-client privilege is concerned.

Construction Defect Warranty Claims

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Construction defect warranty claims are a frequent source of conflict between contractors and new home buyers. There are issues to keep in mind when construction defects are not resolved amicably and legal paths are pursued for resolution.

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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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Condominium Association Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees in Florida

The good news for associations is that Florida Statutes and the governing documents of the community provide entitlement to the recovery of attorneys’ fees in many legal actions.  The bad news is...

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What is a Nuisance Under Florida Condominium Law?

Florida condo unit owners are guaranteed the right to enjoy their homes as they see fit with one big limitation: they cannot use their property in a way that it injures or impedes the rights of...

Residential Property

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How Do You Draw the Ownership Line Between Florida Condominium Units and Common Elements?

For each buyer of a Florida condo, it’s important to understand where their individual property rights in their home begin and end, and where their ownership changes into a shared property right in...

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Security in Florida Condominiums: Privacy Concerns for Condo Owners

As technology advances rapidly, there is an ability to provide security at Condos in ways that may never have been foreseen at the time that the condominium documents were drafted or Florida...

Residential Property

Miami South Beach

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Florida Condos, Coops, Timeshares, HOAs, and CDDs: Know the Difference Before You Buy

Before you go ahead and buy a home or condo within one of these ownership alternatives, you may want to understand the legal ramifications of living and owning property within them.

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What Are The Risks With Airbnb If You Rent Your Florida Home or Condo?

For those who own condos, townhouses, or single family homes, there are lots of benefits to short term renting services like Airbnb, including making some extra cash. But there are important issues...