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Board Operations
2012 October Getting Ahead of the Curve

 Being elected to a condo or HOA board is a great feather in one’s cap, but it’s important to understand what the job requires. To encourage boards to be more  proactive in dispatching their duties, the Florida Department of Business and  …

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Board Operations
2012 September Renters on the Rise...

As the housing market in many parts of the country has floundered, many developers have taken creative approaches to stanch the outward flow of cash. In many markets, this means opting to convert portions of developments originally int…

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Law & Legislation
2012 July Writing the Rules

 Nothing stays the same forever. As community standards, attitudes and  populations shift and evolve, rules and regulations that once made sense or  that reflected the views and standards of their day can become antiquated,  irrelevant, or…

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Law & Legislation
2012 July What's Up on the Docket

With millions of Floridians affected by laws pertaining to condominiums, co-ops and HOAs, the upcoming state legislative session will include discussion of bills that touch a large percentage of the state’s population and may well bring…

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Law & Legislation
2012 January Not Just a Pretty Face

 Descriptions of “vintage,” “refurbished” and “pre-owned” can persuade the decision toward some purchases—cars, computers, that perfect James Dean-era leather jacket—but for South Florida homebuyers, the allure of shiny and new is often to…

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Law & Legislation
2012 January RIP Fannie & Freddie?

 One of the biggest issues in the real estate industry over the past year has  been the speculation that government-sponsored mortgage programs Fannie Mae and  Freddie Mac will be ending. For the past 70 years, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac  …

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Board Operations
2011 October Fort Lauderdale

 Previously overshadowed by its neighbor—Miami—during the past few decades Fort Lauderdale has become a stand-alone  destination. It's a major yachting center and resort area that has become a  major port for cruise passengers. Despite the…

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Board Operations
2011 October Know your Role

 Clear and open communication between a condo or HOA board and its manager keeps  a community running like a well-oiled machine, with roles defined and followed.    Strains in that relationship can cause breakdowns in the machine, a…

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Board Operations
2011 October Childproofing Your Home

 When you’re decorating your home, there are two things you want to bear in mind if you  have children. You want to keep the design functional, but safe. After all,  anyone who’s ever had, or just looked after, a baby or toddler, can tell …

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Board Operations
2011 October Creative Financing Options

 The rippling effects of the recent recession has required all boards and  property managers to investigate progressive ways to ensure that their bottom  line is covered. While the latter has always been the inherent goal, the  existing te…

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