condominium association law: Water Damage Affecting Condominium Homeowners – Who Is Responsible? - 04/12/18 06:56 AM
Here in South Florida a common Condominium water damage issue is who is responsible for water damage to a unit if the leak occurred in another unit or in a wall.  If one of the units touched by such misfortune is not covered by insurance, a huge nightmare can be the result for the owners or the Association.
There are two main factors at work in determining who is responsible for the damage.
First you determine where the leak originated. What is the source of the leak and where it is located?
Second you look to the Condominium (or Homeowner) documents.  Typically this is the declaration … (3 comments)

condominium association law: ASSOCIATION CLAIM FOR LATE FEES & COSTS AFTER FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGE - 09/04/16 06:56 AM
Several association boards of directors have problems understanding the homeowner association lien rights and how the Florida “safe harbor” exemption to payment works. This article applies to when the investor makes a loan and then forecloses it and gets title at the foreclosure sale.
An important Florida case came out this past Spring that gives a good example.
Here there were two associations – the homeowner association and the community association. There was a foreclosure sale which was going to wipe out the liens of the associations.
The foreclosure action was filed by the lender (who was not the original lender that made the loan) … (3 comments)

 
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