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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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The Bankruptcy Code: The Automatic Stay – How It Impacts Debtors, Creditors and Trustees

What happens when a debtor is granted an automatic stay in bankruptcy court? Essentially, it halts creditors and potential creditors from trying to collect pre-bankruptcy debts. However, there are exceptions which may be relevant to your case. This video presentation … Read Full Post

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How Florida Condominium Law Impacts Collection Of A Condominium Assessment By Florida Condominium Associations

Florida condominium law is ever-evolving. As a result, an effective condominium law attorney can help ensure condominium associations are able to collect an overdue condominium assessment from each unit owner. In this video presentation recorded by Hans C. Wahl, he explains … Read Full Post

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Collect What Is Due: Effective Association Collection Strategies And Policies

One of the most consistent challenges for condominium association boards in Florida is receiving dues and assessments in a timely fashion. Therefore, it is vital for a COA or HOA to apply effective association collection strategies as part of their … Read Full Post

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What Is A Contest Of Lien, And How Does My Association Respond To It?

You’re the President of a condominium association or an HOA.  You’ve had a problem owner for years—someone who doesn’t pay his assessments. Or when he does, payment is late and he incurs penalties and interest, and then later fights those … Read Full Post

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Hurricane Preparedness: Checklist Of What To Do After A Hurricane Hits Your Community Association

Is your community association prepared to deal with the aftermath of the next hurricane?  Many associations around Florida were not ready to effectively handle recovery efforts from last major hurricane season.   This lack of community association preparedness resulted in unnecessary … Read Full Post

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Going Green: Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Condominium Parking Areas

Florida is blessed to have abundant, beautiful natural resources: beaches, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and forests.  The Florida legislature has adopted multiple laws aimed at protecting the state’s environmental resources through conservation and promotion of clean energy.  In furtherance of this … Read Full Post

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The Business Judgment Rule: A Shield For Community Association Board Members and Directors

Disputes between community associations and their members are common.  These disputes may evolve into lawsuits.  In some instances, the plaintiffs in these lawsuits attempt to hold the directors or officers personally liable for damages.  Luckily for the directors and officers, the business judgment rule shields them from personal liability, unless they breach a fiduciary duty. 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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Community Association Hurricane Season Preparedness: What To Do Before A Hurricane Hits Your Association

Another Florida hurricane season kicks off on the first of June.  Is your community association prepared?  Many condominium associations around the State are still recovering from a lack of hurricane preparedness before last year’s season.  Do not let this happen … Read Full Post

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