YOUR DOCS ARE OLD ----- BUT DOES THAT MEAN THEY’RE USELESS?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published June 26, 2017

I can’t tell you how many times per year I meet with a newly elected Board, and their first concern...

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SHORT-TERM RENTALS: A GROWING PEST?

By Jan Bergemann

Published June 23, 2017

Let’s make no mistake: Community associations were not necessarily built with the intention...

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SHORT TERM RENTALS, A NATIONWIDE PROBLEM

By Darlys Walker

Published June 21, 2017

AIRBNB, VRBO, FlipKey and HomeAway are just a few of the companies who will rent your ...

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IF YOU WANT TO PUT A STOP TO OVERNIGHT RENTALS – YOUR DOCS NEED CHANGING

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published June 19, 2017

The numbers don’t lie. As a vacation destination, Florida is where it’s at. Everyone, from all over ...

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UNHAPPY WITH THE CANDIDATE WHO WON THE ELECTION?

By Jan Bergemann

Published June 16, 2017

One thing everybody should have learned in life: The candidate you like doesn’t always ...

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NOT SO FAST

By Darlys Walker

Published June 14, 2017

I have to disagree with Eric. I believe there are cases where board members are harassed every ...

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REAL POLITICS MUCH WORSE THAN CONDO POLITICS

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published June 12, 2017

Presidents and Vice Presidents of condos and HOAs stop your complaining.  The abuse and ...

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SIGNING LAUNDRY MAT CONTRACTS? BEWARE!

By Jan Bergemann

Published June 9, 2017

Let’s face it: Contracts are tricky – and even if you have five copies of a signed contract, it ...

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WHATS IN THE FINE PRINT

By Darlys Walker

Published June 7, 2017

One of the first things I was taught, when getting my Real Estate Brokers license, was NEVER ...

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WASH, RINSE, SPIN, DRY……REPEAT……………..FOREVER

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published June 5, 2017

A client of mine recently asked me to review a proposed contract with one of those companies ...

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COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE – FRIEND OR FOE?

By Jan Bergemann

Published June 2, 2017

According to the website of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) the organization ...

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WHERE ARE THE BELTS?

By Darlys Walker

Published May 31, 2017  

As we look to Memorial Day and give thanks and thought to all those who protect our freedom, ...

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IT’S MEMORIAL DAY.  ARE THERE HEROS THAT LIVE IN YOUR COMMUNITY?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published May 29, 2017

Memorial Day is one of those holidays that makes you stop and think.  It’s not just about bar ...

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DIRECTORS’ FEUD?

By Jan Bergemann

Published May 26, 2017

A common problem in many community associations: Feud among the board members! It’s a lot ...

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SHOULD THERE BE A LAW?

By Darlys Walker

Published May 24, 2017

No matter if your association documents call for the board to be comprised of three, five, seven ...

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A DIVIDED BOARD OR A UNITED BOARD?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published May 22, 2017

With all of the negative press out there regarding condo and HOA boards, one would get the ...

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DESPERATE – BUT SILLY – EXCUSES?

By Jan Bergemann

Published May 19, 2017

Over the years I have learned that the CAI “specialized” attorneys will come up with all ...

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CLAIMING IGNORANCE OF THE LAW

By Darlys Walker

Published May 17, 2017

Claiming ignorance of the law might be an excuse, but won’t be a valid defense for those board ...

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DO THE NEW LAWS DETER PEOPLE FROM SERVING ON THEIR CONDO BOARD?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published May 15, 2017

So as you now know, Florida condominium law is amended to make it a crime for board members to...

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NEW LAWS: GOOD OR BAD?

By Jan Bergemann

Published May 12, 2017

Well, the legislative session is over and it’s time to take a look at how much “damage” our ...

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KUDOS TO ALL OUR NEW ATTENDEES

By Darlys Walker

Published May 10, 2017

It was so refreshing to see such a great turn out for the FREE Condo Craze & HOAs board certification ...

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NEW LAWS 2017

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published May 8, 2017

What a year it has been for condominium legislation! Listed below please find a summary ...

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EDUCATION – ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY!

By Jan Bergemann

Published May 5, 2017

Despite the facts that all these seminars are called: BOARD CERTIFICATION COURSES – it’s...

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IT REALLY IS FREE!

By Darlys Walker

Published May 3, 2017

We are all taught from a young age that nothing in life is free. Well thank goodness there are ...

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TREAT YOURSELF TO A GREAT TIME ON SUNDAY

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published May 1, 2017

If there ever was a time to come to a seminar or educational event, Sunday is it.  This coming ...

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YES!!! THERE OUGHTA TO BE LOTS OF LAWS!!!!

By Jan Bergemann

Published April 28, 2017

Eric talked on Monday about a law that should be in the statutes – but isn’t! To respond ...

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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 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.

   

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 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.


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 !