2018

 

PRACTICING YOUR RELIGION: ARE THERE LIMITS IN YOUR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION?

By Eric Glazer, Esq. 

Published December 17, 2018

What a great time of year.  The best actually.  Everyone seems to be in the holiday spirit...

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INVITED GUESTS IN CLUBHOUSE?

By Jan Bergemann

Published December 14, 2018

That’s definitely the question after the 4th District Court of Appeals ruled on November 28 that an ...

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NOT RECOMMENDED

By Darlys Walker

Published December 12, 2018

Allowing Homeowners to bring in outside professionals to utilize Association exercise equipment, ...

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CAN YOUR ASSOCIATION PREVENT YOU FROM BRINGING YOUR PROFESSIONAL TRAINER INTO THE COMMON AREA GYM OR TENNIS COURTS?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published December 10, 2018

The question of whether or not you can bring your personal trainer on to the common elements in order ...

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ELECTIONS? WHAT A JOKE!

By Jan Bergemann

Published December 7, 2018

Elections in Florida are nothing but trouble – and many of these elections are in the end actually decided ...

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ELECTION PROBLEMS NOT SPECIFIC TO FLORIDA

By Darlys Walker

Published December 5, 2018  

As most of you know our firms corporate office is located in Atlanta, GA. If you watched the elections...

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FLORIDA’S CONDO AND HOA ELECTION LAWS ARE BETTER THAN THE ELECTION LAWS FOR OUR STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICE

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published December 3, 2018

I tried to avoid posting any blog about the embarrassment that is Broward County’s election ...

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REASONABLE RULES FOR VIDEO-TAPING?

By Jan Bergemann

Published November 30, 2018

Florida statutes (see below) clearly allow owners to video-tape any board or membership meeting. But, ...

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GOING, GOING, GONE.

By Darlys Walker

Published November 28, 2018  

With all of the technology available today, there is absolutely no way any board, homeowner, ...

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THE RIGHT TO VIDEO RECORD YOUR BOARD MEETING

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published November 19, 2018

Both the condo statute and the HOA statute grant owners the authority to record board meetings.  The ...

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LOTS TO BE THANKFUL FOR?

By Jan Bergemann

Published November 23, 2018

Looking back to the last year I think there is a lot I and my lovely wife Dianne can be thankful for ...

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THANK THOSE WHO SERVE YOU!

By Darlys Walker

Published November 21, 2018  

Give thanks to your board members who take endless criticism, make tough choices, hear endless ...

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ARE THERE THINGS TO BE THANKFUL FOR IN YOUR COMMUNITY?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published November 19, 2018

In three days from now we are supposed to sit around the table stuffing turkey down our throats ...

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LITTLE ISSUES – HUGE LEGAL FEES

By Jan Bergemann

Published November 16, 2018

Attorneys love it, owners hate it: Lawsuits over little things that are normally not even worth ...

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IT’S THE PRINCIPLE!

By Darlys Walker

Published November 14, 2018  

In both cases that Eric noted on Mondays blog, there are two glaring issues. The first is the unit owners...

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DON’T LET SMALL ISSUES BECOME HUGE PROBLEMS

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published November 12, 2018

There is a great book out there called “Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff.” As you can imagine, the ...

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ALL GOVERNING DOCUMENTS HAVE TO BE RECORDED

By Jan Bergemann

Published November 9, 2018

The Florida legislature was obviously sick and tired hearing from homeowners that their board is ...

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MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

By Darlys Walker

Published November 7, 2018

It is nice to see that there is some movement towards improving the regulation of HOA’s. But ...

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BIG CHANGES TO THE WAY HOAs AMEND THEIR GOVERNING DOCS -- INCLUDING THEIR RULES

By Eric Glazer, Esq.
Published November 5, 2018        
As of July 1st, 2018 Florida HOA law was amended to mandate that HOAs amend their “governing ...

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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 !