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Monthly Archives: February 9, 2017

Covenant Enforcement

Enforcing the deed restrictions in a community can be trying, but it has to be done and it has to be done uniformly. If the association fails to enforce certain covenants or restrictions, it may not be able to enforce them at a later date against offending homeowners. Once a violation is identifie...

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Assessment Lien Foreclosures

Many community associations believe pursuing a lien foreclosure on a property that is in mortgage foreclosure is a waste of effort and money. However, since banks and owners alike are prolonging the foreclosure process, in some cases up to two years or more, properties that are occupied are prime c...

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Notice of Intent to Foreclose

A community association’s right to foreclose a lien for unpaid assessments is a powerful collection tool. The action to foreclose the lien may not be brought until 45 days after the parcel owner has been provided notice of the association’s intent to foreclose and collect the unpaid amount. The...

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Lien Claims for Unpaid Assessments

Almost every community association’s assessments are secured by a lien on the association member’s real property. The lien secures unpaid assessments, collection costs, interest, and attorney’s fees (including assessments, costs, interest, and attorney’s fees that accrue subsequent to recording the...

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Notice of Intent to Record a Lien

Associations may not record a lien against a parcel for unpaid assessments unitl it has served the owner with a demand for the past due assessments and other amounts due. For homeowners associations, the notice must:

  • Provide the owner 45 days to pay all past due amounts in full, i...

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Rent Demand Letters – Florida

rent demand letter orlando flIn situations where the delinquent property owner is renting the property to tenants, ...

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Assessment Lien Foreclosures

Florida Assessment Lien ForeclosuresMany community associations believe pursuing a lien foreclosure on a prope...

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