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Want to Share Your Story From the HOA Trenches?

By Deborah Goonan

Quite often I hear from readers who have an issue or problem in their homeowners’ or condominium association. Some of them consider taking their story to news media, hoping that shedding public light on their situation will convince their Board to come to its senses. 424 more words

Homeowners Associations

EEOC files suit against Vail CO condo association, management company

By Deborah Goonan

Here’s another potential liability of owning property in a condo or homeowners’ association. Your Association could be sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for sexual harassment, national origin discrimination, and retaliation. 199 more words


Update: Sentry Management under criminal investigation for renting to squatters

By Deborah Goonan

A few days ago I told you about a military family that returned from deployment to find squatters living in their home. (In case you missed it here’s the… 279 more words

Homeowners Associations

Throwback Thurdsay: Aggressive foreclosures backfire on Florida homeowners associations

Originally posted in Tampa Bay Times by Susan Taylor Martin (March 18, 2012)

Ralph and Michael Chancey have gotten some great deals on real estate. 168 more words

Homeowners Associations

EDITORIAL: Case closed, prosecutors still won’t release HOA fraud files

Originally posted, July 1, 2015

The Justice Department went to outrageous lengths to keep its Southern Nevada homeowner association fraud case cloaked in secrecy for seven years. 547 more words

Fraud And Theft

Bob Norman investigates FL "Condo from Hell"

posted By Deborah Goonan

Buyer beware. Even so-called luxury condominiums can face millions of dollars in needed repairs, or become victims of horrendous financial mismanagement, or both. 60 more words

Homeowners Associations

Chicago developer de-converting condos

By Deborah Goonan

Over the past few months, I have been writing about the politics, perils, and pitfalls surrounding condominium terminations and de-conversions in Florida. (A de-conversion occurs when a developer dissolves the condominium association and rezones the complex as a traditional apartment community) In case you’ve missed this story, which has received national media attention, you can read a brief summary about it… 380 more words

Property Rights