COME ONE, COME ALL, IT’S FREE!!

By Darlys Walker

Published April 23, 2014

Where can you go for free education and certification to serve on an Association Board? Where can you go for awesome support and ...

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GET READY FOR A FUN DAY!

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published April 21, 2014

While an education requirement is not mandatory for condo and HOA board members, I wish it were.  The more educated Board members are ...

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QUO VADIS FLORIDA?

By Jan Bergemann

Published April 18, 2014

Many of us are always asking: "What is happening to the Florida I once knew?" Let’s face it, many things have changed in Florida since you ...

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FLORIDA GETS IT RIGHT

By Darlys Walker

Published April 16, 2014

As a licensed Broker in a number of states, as well as managing Associations throughout the southeast, I have to say for all the complaining we hear ...

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FLORIDA – FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published April 14, 2014

It’s hard for me to believe, but in July I will be a resident of Florida for 25 years, or more than half of my life.  The change that has taken place in...

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WHAT’S ON YOUR LEGISLATIVE WISH LIST?

By Jan Bergemann

Published April 11, 2014

CCFJ did their homework before drafting the HOA Reform Bill in 2013. In two confirmed surveys (2008 + 2012) the priorities of homeowners were...

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THE WORD IS SPREADING!

By Darlys Walker

Published April 9, 2014

The Condo Craze and HOA’s Board certification seminar held this past weekend at the Holiday Inn Universal Studios in Orlando was a huge ...

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WHAT'S ON YOUR WISH LIST?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published April 7, 2014

It’s been a pleasure meeting so many of you this past week, teaching the Condo Craze Board Certification Course at the PM-EXPO event in West ... 

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SCOTT AND WEATHERFORD ADD INSULT TO INJURY

By Jan Bergemann

Published April 4, 2014

Only people not familiar with Tallahassee “customs” haven’t figured out yet that Governor Scott was behind the “killing” of our consumer-friendly HOA ...

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LET THE FIGHT BEGIN

By Darlys Walker

Published April 2, 2014

Yes, it’s that time of the year. Jan Bergemann and Eric Glazer have begun working tirelessly to successfully obtain legislation that will improve the ...

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GOVERNOR SCOTT…THE DEMOCRAT

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published March 31, 2014

Republicans always knock the Democrats for never actually solving a problem, but choosing instead to form a committee to investigate solutions that ...

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COMMUNITY MEETING – AND YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND A WORD?

By Jan Bergemann

Published March 28, 2014

Imagine this scenario: You just bought a new home or condo here in Florida and are happy to see a notice that there will be a membership meeting ...

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UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE

By Darlys Walker

Published March 26, 2014

They say love is the universal language. But as we have discussed in our previous blogs, there is little love shown at COA or HOA meetings, ...

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PICK A LANGUAGE….ANY LANGUAGE

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published March 24, 2014

Believe it or not……I received more than one e-mail this year from people complaining that their annual meetings are being conducted in a language ...

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MESSING AROUND WITH OWNERS’ RENTAL RIGHTS!

By Jan Bergemann

Published March 21, 2014

In 2004 then Senate President James King strongly supported a provision that was aimed to protect the contract rights of owners to rent out their units ...

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NOW LEASING

By Darlys Walker

Published March 19, 2014

A common misconception for Condominium unit owners is that they can simply lease their unit at will. In most cases, this is not true. Most declarations ...

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About HOA & Condo Blog

Eric Glazer Eric Glazer graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 1992 after receiving a B.A. from NYU. He is currently entering his 20th year as a Florida lawyer practicing

community association law and is the owner of Glazer and Associates, P.A. an eight attorney law firm in Orlando and Hollywood. For the past two years Eric has been the host of Condo Craze and HOAs, a weekly one hour radio show on 850 WFTL.

See: www.condocrazeandhoas.com.

  

He is the first attorney in the State of Florida that designed a course that certifies condominium residents as eligible to serve on a condominium Board of Directors and has now certified more than 7,500 Floridians. He is certified as a Circuit Court Mediator by The Florida Supreme Court and has mediated dozens of disputes between associations and unit owners. Finally, he recently argued the Cohn v. Grand Condominium case before The Florida Supreme Court, which is perhaps the single most important association law case decided by the court in a decade. 


Darlys Walker, Founder and CEO of Condominium Concepts Management, Inc. (CCM), is recognized for her straight talk, subject matter expertise, and valued insights regarding real  

state management, leasing, and HOAs. Her company serves a diverse portfolio of properties, from 16-units up to 600 as well as large mixed-use developments.  

 

   From its beginnings in 2000, CCM has become a well-respected asset manager and now works with over 100 associations with 16,000 units served by over 300 employees. Darlys and her team deliver resources and responsiveness through six regional offices - in Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville, Charleston, Nashville and Atlanta.

  

   Darlys Walker is best known for her passion and precision, understanding that the only difference that matters in today's demanding marketplace is service delivery ... doing what is promised and what is right. She knows that every community serves two masters ... the property owner/developer and the resident/homeowner. "If we are not equally responsive to both, we are not doing our job," she states.  

 

   Her clients say it best: "Darlys really knows her stuff" ... "at the top of her profession and it shows in the caliber of her clients" ... "delivers quality resources that match up well with needs and expectations that are really rigorous."  

 

   She is a licensed Real Estate Broker in four states, holds an Associate's Degree in Marketing and has earned the Accredited Real Estate Manager designation from the Georgia Institute of Real Estate Management. Also she is one of few certified as a Lead-Based Paint Abatement & Removal Trainer in Georgia.

  

   Darlys Walker and her team have been selected to manage the condominium conversion process and day-to-day operations for many of the Southeast's most high-profile condominium communities including luxury high-rises, mid-rises and garden-style homes. Most recently she has been recognized as an expert in 're-versions' of communities from condominiums to leased homes, as well as repositioning projects. A visionary and a tireless perfectionist, Darlys demonstrates hands-on leadership, working individually with each client and staff associate to achieve defined business outcomes and satisfaction.  

  For more information about Darlys Walker and Condominium Concepts Management, Inc. please visit www.condominiumconcepts.com.

Jan Bergemann Jan Bergemann is president of Cyber Citizens For Justice, Florida 's largest state-wide property owners' advocacy group. CCFJ works on legislation to help owners living in community  

associations. He moved to Florida in 1995 - hoping to retire. He moved into a HOA, where the developer cheated the homeowners and used the association dues for his own purposes. End of retirement!

 

CCFJ was born in the year 2000, when some owners met in Tallahassee - finding out that power is only in numbers. Bergemann was a member of Governor Jeb Bush's HOA Task force in 2003/2004.

 

The organization has two websites to inform interested Florida homeowners and condo owners:

News Website: http://www.ccfj.net/.

Educational Website: http://www.ccfjfoundation.net/.

   
We think that only owners can really represent owners, since all service providers surely have a different interest! We are trying to create owner-friendly laws, but the best laws are useless without enforcement. And enforcement is totally lacking in Florida !