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Moving to Florida? Here Are 5 Tips

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Apr 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you are one of the many people relocating to Florida this year, here are a few tips for moving during the pandemic and buying a home. Key Takeaways Many Americans have been buying Florida homes since the pandemic began 5 tips for moving to Florida: Find the right home with the ...

8 Questions New Homebuyers Should Ask the HOA

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Jan 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Are you a first-time homebuyer? Considering joining an HOA? Here's what you should ask the association before buying. The home purchasing process gives you a lot to think about, especially if it's your very first time buying property. Not only do you have to consider price, neighborhood, the stat...

How Are Board Members Elected in My Association?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Aug 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Did you know your association board election is an annual event? Your governing documents have the answers! Every HOA and condo association board is required to have meetings, including an annual meeting that serves as the association board election. The annual election meeting is the most import...

What Power Does My Florida Association Have?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Feb 05, 2020 | 0 Comments

Here are the legal powers and requirements you need to know about for both you and your association Disputes do arise between homeowners and their HOA or condo associations. Whether arguing over paint color, pet, or fee, it's important to know how far your association can go, and what rights you ...

5 Tips for First-Time Condo Buyers

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Oct 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

Buying a condo can be a smart first step into the real estate investment game For home buyers who aren't yet ready to commit to a single-family house, investing in a condominium can be a good way to get into the real estate investing game without going in over your head. If you're a first-time co...

Hurricane Prep and Your Condo Association

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Aug 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

What are your association's responsibilities when preparing for hurricane season? A condo association, while similar to a business, is also responsible for running the operations of its community. That includes ensuring regulations are followed, residents are informed, the grounds are secure, and...

Understand What CC&Rs for HOAs Are

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Feb 06, 2019 | 0 Comments

Regulating documents for homeowner associations (HOAs) can be complex and lengthy. Take the time to read and fully understand everything you're agreeing to. When you buy a home as part of a Florida homeowner association (HOA), the community will be governed by a Declaration of Covenants, Conditio...

What Qualifies as HOA Abuse?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Nov 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

What is considered acceptable or unacceptable behavior? If you are part of a homeowner association (HOA), you may have already witnessed or experienced disagreements that can arise between the HOA board and community members. When new rules are implemented, or when residents disagree with certain...

Disputing with Your Homeowner Association?

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Nov 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here's what you need to know about disagreements with your Homeowner Association If you recently purchased a home that is part of a homeowner association (HOA), you may worry that you won't align with the HOA board on everything. These home communities have certain rules and regulations that all ...

Why You Should Survey Your Florida Property

Posted by Jane F. Bolin, Esq. | Sep 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Surveying your property prevents unforeseen problems Unless you're selling your property, knowing the precise dimensions of your boundaries probably doesn't seem too important, especially if you like your neighbors. However, that's exactly the reason to engage a survey – to stop disputes before t...

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