Infographic - 20 questions when buying a condo

INFOGRAPHIC: 20 Questions When Buying a Condo

Considering purchasing a condo in South Florida?  Here is a list of important questions to ask and items to research before you decide to purchase a condominium, townhouse, or home in a homeowner’s association. Download the full PDF version of 20 Questions to Ask When Buying A Condo. IF YOU…

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Florida Updates Condo Laws in July 2017

The Florida House and Senate both recently approved significant changes to the Florida Statutes that regulation condominiums associations.  The bill, which still must be signed by Governor Rick Scott, would take effect on July 1, 2017 and would now impose criminal penalties for certain actions, prohibits specific activity of directors, and includes…

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Bahia Mar Hotel-Marina Redevelopment Rendering

Fort Lauderdale Temporarily Halts Two Developments

On Tuesday, April 4th, The Fort Lauderdale City Commissioners delayed votes on two new major developments.  The major concern was population density and how the new buildings will affect the neighborhoods. Bahia Mar Hotel-Marina Redevelopment The Bahia Mar hotel-marina site located a 801 Seabreeze Blvd is the home of the…

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Condo Application Fees – What is Legal in Florida

A recent lawsuit filed by a tenant against a Miami condominium association is claiming excessive application fees were charged, violating the Florida law. The tenant was charge at total of $625 in non-refundable fees by Quantum on the Bay, which included a $100 background check, $175 for Administrative Review, $125 Registration and $225…

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Condominium Sunset in Florida

Late HOA Payments May Affect Credit Scores

A new partnership between Equifax and Sperlonga Data & Analytics will HOA and Condo Association late payments as well as account status data. Sperlonga is the 1st company to offer this non-standard credit data source to a leading credit monitoring company. Testing will begin in August 2016 will a planned…

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Flagler 626 – Proposed Fort Lauderdale Condo in Flagler Village

A new development project has been proposed for a 12-story, 100 unit residential condominium called Flagler 626. This project will be located one block east of North Andrews Avenue and one block south of the Flagler Greenway. The development is proposed with four townhouse, which are sure to be spacious and unique….

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Beachfront Condos at W Fort Lauderdale

Beachfront Residences at W Fort Lauderdale

PRE-RENOVATION PRICING! 1 Bedrooms: $650,000 – $800,000 Furnished 2 Bedrooms: $950,000 – $1,500,000 Furnished This is an amazing opportunity to own a beachfront condo at W Residences, located on the beautiful Fort Lauderdale beach. Residences come fully furnished and a complete property-wide renovation by world-renowned Meyer Davis is about to…

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Riva Condos Fort Lauderdale

Riva is a 15-story riverfront tower with views of the Ft. Lauderdale downtown skyline and ocean beaches. The 2-acre site on the Middle River is across from a 20-acre park and tennis center, just north of Sunrise Blvd. and Galleria Mall, one mile from the beach. Construction is set to…

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Pros and Cons of Going Condo

Condominiums and townhouses offer an affordable option to single-family homes in many markets, and they’re ideal for those who appreciate a maintenance-free lifestyle. But before you buy, make sure you do your legwork. These are some of the important elements to consider: Storage. Some condos have storage lockers, but usually…

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Research Investor Ownership in Condo Association Before Purchase

A change made in 2007 to the Florida Condominium Act could result in a condo unit owner being forced to sell their unit involuntarily.  Shocking to think that you could lose your home without any legal recourse.  But that is currently how the law is written. If a real estate…

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