Top
 

News

How to Amend Your Condo Association’s Governing Documents

How to Amend Your Condo Association’s Governing Documents

If you’re a board member of a condo association, you may be faced with the responsibility of changing the association’s...
Read More
How to Pick a Landscaping Company for Your Condo or Homeowner Association

How to Pick a Landscaping Company for Your Condo or Homeowner Association

One of the most important responsibilities of a condo or homeowner association is maintaining the appearance of the community. And...
Read More
How to Shop for Condo or Homeowner Association Insurance

How to Shop for Condo or Homeowner Association Insurance

If you’re on the board for a condo or homeowner association, you know that budget season is upon us. As...
Read More
5 Essential Steps to Determining Your Association Budget

5 Essential Steps to Determining Your Association Budget

Preparing your homeowner association or condo association’s annual budget is no small feat! It comes with a series of tough...
Read More
A Guide to the Florida Condo and Homeowner Association Election Process

A Guide to the Florida Condo and Homeowner Association Election Process

2020 is a big year for elections! It’s not all about the president, either: if you’re part of a homeowner...
Read More
Why a Collection Policy is Vital for Homeowner and Condo Associations

Why a Collection Policy is Vital for Homeowner and Condo Associations

The success of every homeowner and condo association depends on its ability to collect fees from owners. But all too...
Read More
Rising Home Prices Creating Equity

Rising Home Prices Creating Equity

Rising Home Prices Have Helped Create Equity Between Market Value and Mortgages The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the...
Read More
Mortgage Foreclosure Terms and Abbreviations

Mortgage Foreclosure Terms and Abbreviations

One complaint we hear quite often is board members don’t understand the terms and abbreviations being used during a foreclosure case....
Read More
LM Funding Referral Program Announced

LM Funding Referral Program Announced

We're excited to announce the arrival of our new Referral Program! Introduce us to a new association and receive a $500 check...
Read More
Service Animal Bill Goes Into Effect – July 2020

Service Animal Bill Goes Into Effect – July 2020

Service animals have been a hot topic for associations. We can hardly make it through a board meeting without the...
Read More
Keeping Your Association’s Website Compliant

Keeping Your Association’s Website Compliant

As attorneys working exclusively with planned community associations for the past ten years, Business Law Group has seen a lot...
Read More
The Three Rules of Attorney Billing

The Three Rules of Attorney Billing

In private, lawyers will tell you these three rules about their legal fees:   Rule #1- Never bill a client...
Read More
Coronavirus Increases Community Association Delinquencies

Coronavirus Increases Community Association Delinquencies

The novel coronavirus triggered versions of stay in place or quarantine orders in many American communities in March.  The initial...
Read More
Community Associations and COVID-19

Community Associations and COVID-19

Community Associations and COVID-19 In the past several weeks I have spoken to many Clients with questions on how their...
Read More
Covid-19, Force Majeure, and Cash

Covid-19, Force Majeure, and Cash

Are you in a contract that requires a large cash outlay for something no longer needed, required, or going to...
Read More

House Bill 623

Florida law currently prohibits associations from entering into contracts with service providers owned by board members or their family members. ...
Read More

Does Your Association Have a Collection Policy?

LM Funding recommends that every board adopt a collection policy.  A collection policy creates a road map for how delinquencies are handled....
Read More

Avoid Discrimination & Lawsuits

DISCRIMINATION AND THE FAIR HOUSING ACT There have been many occasions when discrimination charges are filed or are threatened to...
Read More

Can You and Should You Regulate Guns?

Does Your Community Have the Right to Ban Guns? Given the ongoing and tragic events surrounding gun violence, the question...
Read More

Are Collection Costs Recoverable?

Can You Recover Your Costs from Collection as an HOA or COA? If an Association pursues delinquent assessments, can collection...
Read More