What is a Nuisance Under Florida Condominium Law?

| October 21, 2014

Florida condo unit owners are guaranteed the right to enjoy their homes as they see fit under Florida law with one big (make that HUGE) limitation: they cannot use their property in such a way that it injures or impedes the rights of another owner. Florida condo unit owners can decorate their homes as they […]

How Do You Draw the Ownership Line Between Florida Condominium Units and Common Elements?

| October 7, 2014

Here in South Florida, condominium ownership is extremely popular. Our local skyline is filled with condo towers, particularly on or near the oceanfront where condominium projects can offer residents beach access and beautiful waterfront views. Accordingly, there is a lot of law on the books in Florida on how condominium ownership works, and how controversies […]

Major Repairs to Your Florida Condo: Who Pays?

| September 30, 2014

As we all know, here in Florida, condominiums are a very popular form of residential real estate ownership. Floridians as well as investors, retirees, and part-time residents (”Snowbirds”) find lots of advantages to buying a condo in our state. There are lots of condos to choose from, especially in South Florida. Condo units are available […]

Special Assessments Against Florida Condo Owners: When Special Assessments Go Wrong, What Can Condo Unit Owners Do?

| December 3, 2013

Condominium living is a dream come true for many South Floridians, especially those who move here from other parts of the country as retirees or owners of vacation getaways. However, as with all things in life, there are pros and cons with condo living – and for condo unit owners, the ease and convenience of […]

Construction Defects in Florida: Florida Statutes Chapter 558 and the KB Home Nightmare at the Willowbrook Condos

| November 19, 2013

Construction defects are infamous here in Florida — particularly as a result of the building frenzy a few years back when the Florida construction industry enjoyed a heyday. Back then, there were some unscrupulous builders who thought it was good business to cut corners and maximize profits. Today, those builders are finding out that the […]