Homeowners Association and You

Author: Marlene Coleman
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 9781572485518
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

The ultimate guide to choosing and creating a harmonious community of good neighbors and peaceful living.

Florida Condominium and Community Association Law

Publisher: Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Publication
ISBN: 1422468089
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Condominiums

This book provides complete coverage of Florida condominium law, such as timeshares and fee simple ownership, and discusses homeowners' associations.

New Neighborhoods

Author: Gary Poliakoff
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group
ISBN: 9781934572184
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

A consumers' guide discusses buying and living in a condo or home that is part of a co-op or association community, detailing rights and responsibilities, how associations operate, and the legal and social aspects of community living.

The Condominium Concept

Author: Peter Dunbar
Publisher: Pineapple PressInc
ISBN: 1561647179
Release Date: 2014-11
Genre: Law

A practical and popular guide to operating a successful condominium association in Florida. Working tool with forms and references to the latest Florida Statutes. For officers, owners, realtors, attorneys and directors.


Author: Evan McKenzie
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300066384
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Political Science

This book is the first comprehensive study of the political and social issues posed by the rise of common-interest housing developments and their private governments. Tracing the history of this type of housing from the nineteenth century to the present, McKenzie highlights the important but little-understood role public policy has played in advancing this large-scale 'privatization for the few', and he concludes by considering the implications for civil liberties and for politics at all levels of government.

Florida Community Association Litigation Homeowners Associations and Condominiums 2017

Author: Ron M. Campbell
Publisher: Daily Business Review
ISBN: 1628812850
Release Date: 2017-07-28

This book is about the legal issues that arise repeatedly in litigating homeowners' and condominium association lawsuits in Florida. Homeowners' and condominium associations are common forms of community living in Florida, and the law regulating their operation touches on the lives of each of the owners and residents who own property and live within their purview.

Trade Hoa Stress for Success

Author: Erik Wecks
ISBN: 0692354166
Release Date: 2014-12-16

Too often serving on your HOA board feels like a no-one-wanted-it-and-I-got-stuck-with-it kind of position, but a few simple changes can turn HOA drudgery into an enjoyable and, dare we say, rewarding experience. Trade HOA Stress for Success explores proven methods to transform your board from a crisis-driven, over-worked, and isolated group into a focused team with clear goals and direction. Learn to communicate the board's success to your members and create the kind of care-free living an HOA promises. Written by industry experts, Trade HOA Stress for Success will give every member a shortcut to years of HOA management experience without learning wisdom through costly mistakes.

Florida Condominium and Community Association Law

Author: The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9781522151319
Release Date: 2018-07-13
Genre: Law

Florida Condominium and Community Association Law, Fourth Edition, provides a comprehensive treatment of current legal practice, including a detailed review of timeshare condominiums, alternative dispute resolution, association concerns, forms and procedures from the Division of Florida Land Sales, Condominiums, and Mobile Homes, as well as information concerning homeowners' associations and ancillary matters. Highlights of the Fourth Edition include: Updated case law, statutes, and rules and regulations. New Forms Hot Topics: Discussion of the fundamental changes that the 2017 Florida Legislature made to the arbitration program under the Condominium Act, F.S. Chapter 718. Discussion of the 2017 Florida Legislature’s substantial amendments to F.S. 718.116(8) as it relates to assessments, liability, lien and priority, interest, and collection. Discussion of the new electronic posting requirement of the powers and duties of condominium associations under F.S. 718.111(g). Discussion of 2017 Florida Legislature’s creation of criminal penalties and removal from office of condominium association directors and officers under F.S. 718.111(d). Discussion of the new conflict of interest provisions under the Condominium Act, F.S. Chapter 718. The 2017 Florida Legislature’s response to Tropicana Condominium Ass’n, Inc v. Tropical Condominium, LLC, 208 So.3d 755 (Fla. 3d DCA 2016), enacting F.S. 718.117(21), which contains a statement of legislative public policy applying the statute to all condominiums in existence on or after July 1, 2007. Discussion of the 2017 Florida Legislature’s expansion of jurisdiction of the Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes. Discussion of the 2017 Florida Legislature’s expansion of Ombudsman’s powers. Discussion of estoppel certificates under the Homeowners’ Association Act, including the new Estoppel Certificate form under F.S. 720.30851.

Resident Owned Community Guide for Florida Cooperatives

Author: Peter M. Dunbar
Publisher: Pineapple PressInc
ISBN: 1561647268
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Law

A helpful and practical tool for leaders of residential cooperatives in Florida. It is the only complete guide to their operations and management, and it gives special attention to the unique components of mobile home cooperatives.

The Homeowners Association Manual

Author: Peter M. Dunbar
Publisher: Pineapple PressInc
ISBN: 1561644234
Release Date: 2008-03-30
Genre: Reference

A homeowners association is designed to preserve the common welfare and the property values of the community. In a properly operated community, it does. In a poorly run community, it does not. The proper operating procedures are not difficult, but they are often overlooked or misunderstood. This manual provides a step-by-step explanation of the requirements for meetings, membership voting, and the necessary parliamentary procedures. It serves as a guide to help ensure that the association carries out its responsibilities fairly and effectively. This guide covers: Single-family Subdivisions Townhouse and Cluster Developments Mobile Homeowners Associations Master Community Associations You will learn: The concept and purpose of a homeowners association The rights and responsibilities of individual owners How to run effective meetings What documents you need for meetings The rules of procedure and proper decorum The role of the board of directors The role of committees How to set a budget and deal with finances and insurance How to amend and enforce documents In addition to the comprehensive text, there are twenty-eight forms and sample documents--all you need to run an effective homeowners association.

The Condo Board Survival Guide

Author: Rafal Dyrda
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1545488533
Release Date: 2017-05-15
Genre: Boards of directors

Chances are when you joined your condominium board you had no idea what was involved. You might have started out as a disgruntled or enthusiastic owner but soon got overwhelmed with lengthy meetings and endless back-and-forth emails and phone calls. It doesn't have to be that way. Becoming a condominium board director can be a rewarding experience. If you are ready to become a happy and stress-free board member while making a satisfying and meaningful contribution to your condominium, then this book is for you. Discover how to: Run your condo board like a business Understand your role as a board member Have short, successful meetings Manage and track work requests with ease Keep your owners informed and happy Create procedures and policies that work Create a strong and supportive community that helps each other Once you understand the fundamentals of running your board and put effective processes and tools in place, you will no longer have to spend countless hours trying to keep up with the complaints and tasks that seem never ending.

The Backyard Beekeeper 4th Edition

Author: Kim Flottum
ISBN: 9781631593321
Release Date: 2018-01-02
Genre: House & Home

A handbook to beekeeping, featuring advice for: setting up and caring for your own colonies; the best location to place your new bee colonies; the most practical and nontoxic ways to care for your bees; swarm control; using top bar hives; harvesting the products of a beehive and collecting and using honey; bee problems and treatments; information for urban bees and beekeepers; using your smoker the right way; better pest management; providing consistent and abundant good food; and, keeping your hives healthy.