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Interview with David Norvell, Director of Community Relations, Pardee Homes

Can you imagine having served on more than 800 HOA Boards or having attended over 30,000 HOA meetings? Well Dave Norvell can.  As a seasoned vet of the HOA and Building industries, Dave brings us a unique perspective from having worked in both industries.  1,004 more words

FL Condo plagued by construction defects

Shared by Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

During the last real estate boom, it was difficult to find skilled construction workers, and even harder for city inspectors to do a thorough job. 263 more words

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Picking your New Neighborhood

There are many things that go into buying a new home. While most people are familiar with checking out potential neighborhoods for things like schools and crime, not everyone remembers some of the finer details of choosing a neighborhood for you and your family. 196 more words


HOA C.U.R.S.E. #4: FL Condo Law's Loopholes

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities, CHPPI

HOA C.U.R.S.E. = Consumer Unfriendly Regulatory Statute Example

I have written about Condo Terminations in Florida and other states before, but today I want to highlight the portions of Florida statute that allow wealthy real estate investment firms and developers to takeover condominium associations and force remaining owners to sell, against their will, often at a substantial loss. 1,085 more words

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Cities, HOAs Eroding Democratic Principles

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities, CHPPI

Is democracy disappearing in the US?

Recently, the Institute for Justice (IJ) has filed a class action lawsuit against the city of Pagedale, Missouri. 1,019 more words


NJ Legislation aims to make HOAs more accountable

Shared by Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Here’s a legislative proposal written in reaction to claims for storm damage in June of this year. Apparently, owners of association-governed property had a difficult time getting insurance claims resolved because they could not get information about their association’s policies. 232 more words

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ARRL: "Opposing reasonable accommodation is unreasonable"

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities  

On October 30, I shared the following video “The Amateur Radio Parity Act: Separating Fact from Fiction”

I am re-sharing an updated version today. 769 more words

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