Author Archives: Christopher M. Cobb, Esq.

How Do You Become A Certified Building Contractor In Florida?

The construction industry is booming again in Florida. As a result, many people are seeking to take advantage of this by becoming licensed contractors.  Chapter 489, Florida Statutes and 61G4-12 through 23, Florida Administrative Code sets forth the requirements for … Read Full Post

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How To Analyze A Condominium Board Member Recall In Florida

What option do you have when your condominium association board has conducted its self in a manner that your community believes is not in its best interests?   Depending on election terms and cycles you may not want to endure years … Read Full Post

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How To Recall A Condominium Board Member In Florida

What option do you have when your condominium association board has conducted its self in a manner that your community believes is not in its best interests?   Depending on election terms and cycles you may not want to endure years … Read Full Post

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An Insider’s Perspective On Navigating The Florida DBPR Regulatory And Professional Boards

Many business and industries in Florida find it necessary to obtain some form of license in order to conduct business in this state.  Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation (“DBPR”) is the state agency in charge of licensing and … Read Full Post

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How To Become A Certified Mechanical Contractor In Florida

Living in Florida, and for some many businesses, a working air system and/or refrigeration systems is critical for personal comfort and corporate survival.  Think of the ramifications if the air conditioning system of a hospital did not work correctly, or … Read Full Post

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Five Steps For Collecting Assessment Revenue Through A Condominium Assessment Lien

Florida Condominium Associations and Homeowners Association Boards have many challenges in managing the needs of their communities. As a result, when unit owners refuse to pay their assessments, it puts everyone in a bind. Fortunately, there is a key tool … Read Full Post

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How Do You Become A Roofing Contractor In Florida?

The last two years, Florida was severely impacted with Hurricanes Mathew and Irma.  The damage caused by these storms increase the need for roofers to repair storm damage.  While Governor Scott issued an Emergency Order allowing general contractors the ability … Read Full Post

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Top 5 Tactics to Prevent Vandalism in Community Associations

Vandalism has been an issue with both condominiums and homeowners associations for as long as these communities have existed.  As you can expect, instances of vandalism seem to increase during the summer months when kids are out of school.  Vandalism … Read Full Post

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How Do You Become A Certified General Contractor In Florida

The construction industry is booming again in Florida. As a result, many people are seeking to take advantage of this by becoming licensed contractors.  Chapter 489, Florida Statutes and 61G4-12 through 23, Florida Administrative Code sets forth the requirements for … Read Full Post

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Work A General Contractor Can Self-Perform In Florida

The Florida Legislature deems it necessary in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare to regulate the construction industry in Florida.  As a result, the Florida Legislature enacted Chapter 489, Florida Statutes.  Florida Construction Licensing is further broken … Read Full Post

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