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Condominiums, the law in Florida

John W. Van Doren

Condominiums, the law in Florida

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Published by Harrison Co. in Norcross, Ga .
Written in English

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  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • Condominiums -- Law and legislation -- Florida.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John W. Van Doren.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFF114.C6 V36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 128 p. ;
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4166942M
      LC Control Number80149131

      Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. Chapter governs condominiums in Florida and with regard to achieving a quorum, subsection (2)(b)(1) states that “unless a lower number is provided in the bylaws, the percentage of voting interests required to constitute a quorum at a meeting of the . Condominiums. A condominium is a single real estate unit in a multi-unit development in which a person has both separate ownership of a unit and an undivided interest in the common elements of the building.


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On JGovernor Scott approved House Billchanging or amending a number of statutes regulating condominium associations.

These statutes address conflicts of interest and access to official records, changes substantially based on a final report by a Miami-Dade County grand jury, titled Addressing Condo Owners’ Pleas for Help: Recommendations for Legislative Action.

Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Condominiums -- Law and legislation -- Florida. Condominiums -- Law and legislation. Florida. More like this: Similar Items. Every Florida Condominium Association is required by Florida law to maintain and keep certain documents as part of its official records.

The Condo Association has no option; it would be a violation of the Florida Condominium Act for specific documents not to be kept and preserved and ready for inspection by the unit owners.Fort Lauderdale attorney Donna DiMaggio Berger, a shareholder of law firm Becker & Poliakoff, said residents of more than condominiums in South Florida may have to pay for sprinkler systems.Condominiums, or "condos," are a popular form of property ownership.

the special ownership aspects of condos create unique issues for renting or leasing a condominium. Many condo associations place restrictions on renting.

One of the most important state law requirements is normally that the developer or builder of a condo complex has.