SERVICE ANIMAL -- EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMAL: HUGE LEGAL
July 29, 2016
It seems that many people have a hard
time understanding the difference between a SERVICE ANIMAL
and an ...
NO ONE IS GETTING HURT, RIGHT?
Published July 27, 2016
the increased trend of registering animals as “Emotional Support
Animals”, is it really hurting anyone? The answer is a
CAN SUPPORT ANIMALS
FROM LIVING AT YOUR
NO PET CONDO?Part 1
Eric Glazer, Esq.
Published July 25, 2016
In all my years of practice, I can
tell you that the debate over whether emotional support animals
should be entitled to occupy a no-pet
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS: YOU’RE
LEAVING THE AMERICAN ZONE!
July 22, 2016
We hear so much about our Constitution and the Amendments and
the rights given to us by the Constitutions and the amendments.
IS THERE ADDED LIABILITY
FOR THE ASSOCIATION?
Published July 20, 2016
There are several scenarios where
association boards seem to have promoted the implied potential
use of a gun! For instance, the board
CAN THE BOARD BAN
GUNS FROM THE COMMON AREAS?
Eric Glazer, Esq.
Published July 18, 2016
I don’t know why some people feel a need to
bring their concealed weapon to the poker table or mah-jong game
in the clubhouse, but
ISN'T LIFE OF CONDO OWNERS ALREADY COMPLICATED
July 15, 2016
I think we all are in the meanwhile familiar
with the infamous magic words: As amended from time to time! The
language appeared first
SOMETIMES THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY TO
SKIN A CAT
Published July 13, 2016
Recently the question
was asked by the board president of a Florida condominium
association, “Our declaration does not have ...
DO YOUR GOVERNING
DOCUMENTS CONTAIN THE MAGIC LANGUAGE?
Eric Glazer, Esq.
Published July 11, 2016
Basically, every year, The Florida Legislature passes laws that
effect condominiums and Homeowner Associations. You may
ARE HOMEOWNERS STILL ”EQUAL”?
July 8, 2016
The whole nation celebrated on Monday,
July 4th, INDEPENDENCE DAY. Our forefathers fought and
died for this independence
JUST MOVE ALREADY
Published July 6, 2016
It’s true, we as
Americans feel entitled, and for good reason! We’ve been blessed to
live in a country that provides us with many
HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY
Eric Glazer, Esq.
Published July 4, 2016
It’s our nation’s birthday today.
Unfortunately, it seems as if the political climate of our
country makes it seem that we are as divided ...
WHY YOU NEED A HO6 INSURANCE!
July 1, 2016
We read on this week’s blog all
about the importance of maintaining your unit, even if you are
not around. That goes as well for the
IT’S AN EMERGENCY AND NO ONE IS HOME
Published June 29, 2016
estate management, emergencies always seem to happen on weekends,
holidays and in the middle of the night! NEVER during
OUT OF SIGHT DOES NOT MEAN OUT OF
Eric Glazer, Esq.
Published June 27, 2016
The summer is here and in Florida
that often times equates to lots and lots of empty condominium
units because the owners have ...
ASSOCIATION LANGUAGE IS FULL OF
LETTER SALAD – HOW ABOUT MRTA?
June 24, 2016
Association language is full of
abbreviations. One abbreviation pretty often used is MRTA – an
abbreviation that stands for
LOOKING FOR THE LOOPHOLE
Published June 22, 2016
managers, we have seen and heard just about every excuse possible
for homeowners not to pay their monthly fees. By far, the
HOA & Condo Blog
Eric Glazer graduated from
the University of Miami School of Law in 1992 after
receiving a B.A. from NYU. He has practiced community
association law for more than 2
decades and is the owner of Glazer
and Associates, P.A. a seven attorney law firm with offices in
Fort Lauderdale and Orlando and satellite offices in Naples,
Fort Myers and Tampa.
Since 2009, Eric has been the host of
Condo Craze and HOAs, a weekly one hour radio show that airs at noon
each Sunday on 850 WFTL.
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 10,000 Floridians all across the state. He is
certified as a Circuit Court Mediator by The Florida Supreme Court
and has mediated dozens of disputes between associations and unit
owners. Eric also devotes significant time to advancing legislation
in the best interest of Florida community association members.
Walker, Founder and CEO of Condominium Concepts
Management, Inc. (CCM), is recognized for her straight
talk, subject matter expertise, and valued insights
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,
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 is president of Cyber Citizens For Justice,
's largest state-wide property owners' advocacy group.
CCFJ works on legislation to help owners living in
associations. He moved to
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
- 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
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