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Where can I find the language addressing Florida Condo

Where can I find the language addressing Florida Condo Associaitions :1. Obligation to comply with new regulations requiring the installation of sprinkler and/or Engineered Life safety systems (ELSS) and2. The language allowing the new regulations on sprinklers at least to be "opted out of" by Associations?

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I just bought a new townhouse. I received my keys on

I just bought a new townhouse. I received my keys on Saturday and two days later I saw hundreds of aunts in my kitchen. I notified the builder. They will not pay for a terminator. The aunts were obviously here before I moved in.Do I have any rights to file a claim against to builder? Can I report this to the better business bureau

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We own a townhouse in a five unit complex. we were under a

we own a townhouse in a five unit complex. we were under a property management contract. a couple of unit owners fired the property co. , withdrew all our funds out of the bank without calling a meeting of all the owners or informing the president of the association. before this we had taken a twenty thousand dollar assessment , four thousand per unit, after the assessment this is what transpired. this group refused to tell us where the money was. we later learned that this group appointed themselves board members. the new property management co. has been uncooperative , we do not know where all the assessment money has been spent on or where the account is etc. do these people have to divulge whether they have crimal issues or background checks to be on the executive board. do we have to pay for another huge assessment if they so propose.

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I filed bankruptcy in 2011. The mortgage townhouse, which

HelloI filed bankruptcy in 2011. The mortgage for my townhouse, which has decreased in value by almost 45%, was included in the bankruptcy. I have continued to make payments so I would not be evicted.Since the mortgage company recognizes and states that I am not personally responsible for the debt, what are the consequences of simply walking away from the property?

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I have rented my townhouse years , the house foundation

I have rented my townhouse for 7 years , the house foundation dropped, after years of telling them there was a problem,they had it lifted which caused major problems,also advised them worried about mold, which they dismissed, they sent a contractor out yesterday to start minor repairs, showed him the mold, he found in the attic the air conditioner was hooked up right, water has been running into the walls for 6 yrs. He stated he couldn't do the repairs, it was to big for him, left.

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My daughter owns a townhouse in Houston, Texas. She

My daughter owns a townhouse in Houston, Texas. She discovered termites one week ago. Pictures and also one of the termites was sealed in a plastic bag for identification. The HOA was contacted immediately. The HOA today, one week later, still has not been able to obtain an estimate. This situation is very stressful for my daughter. She works hard and bought this house in October, 2014, after much deliberation.Is there an expected timeline for action on the HOA's part? I would think they would be very concerned because the townhomes are all connected to each other causing the other homes to also be at risk.

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I live in very small community (14 townhouses at all ) and

I live in very small community (14 townhouses at all ) and have HOA.2 years ago association lawyer sent me letter. According to this letter i have fee simple title for the association common area (4300 sqft) because according to the Declaration of Covenants: "Each lot shall consist only of the pad site and the structure. All property located outside of the structure is association Common property". Plus: the entire subdivision has plat that is inconsistent with Declaration. (according to this plat all fee simple land without any easements and without any restrictions belongs to owners, and is not association's common property at all ). My title to the property does not mention the Declaration either.I continue pay taxes for this land (my lot 2873) and liability insurance as per plat recorded. http://interstateauction.com/2006dec10_the_laureate/Laureate_Final_Plat.pdfI contacted my title insurance company. They could not defend my fee simple title and confirm that I live in condominium community.b. Association lawyer 2 years ago wrote,that the Board of Directors "intends to propose an amendment to the Declaration which would make the boundary lines of Lots consistent with the boundary lines depicted on the plat for the community".c. A year ago the same lawyer sent our HOA president a report how step by step to fix homeowners titlesd. All that information was never disclosed by HOA president at the meetings ( also i do not know which kind of title HOA president has: fee simple, PUD or condo)Question 1:I requested that HOA president disclosed association lawyer's letter/report to all members of our association as according to the lawyer: "will enhance market value for each townhome and clarifying it is not a condominium".HOA president replied that is not going to answer any of my letters/requests anymore and is not going to disclose any lawyers reports including this.What to do in this situation? How to force HOA president to disclose that important information to all members ?Without unamended Covenants Half of our subdivision has fee simple (defective) titles as another half -PUD and titles for condo units . HOA president is not going to disclose this information (my opinion: with this inconsistencies association can manipulate this land ) For example:without my permission put herbicides on my land and tell that according to the Declaration all my land is association's common property. Or allow other homeowners use my land as common area during any time of the day.On the other hand its very convenient for HOA president to manipulate that inconsistencies and tell new neighbor (she bought townhome as a condominium unit) that we live in fee simple community and association is not going to do exterior maintenance of the units.Question 2: Can association ignore my letters and answer that is not going to reply on any of my requests?Question 3: Five years ago I planted 2 small trees and one bush on the side of my unit ( this is exactly association common property). During 5 year association neither sent me any letter about trees , nor discussed my trees and bush on the meeting.Can association right now without my permission and without any note cut my trees and bush (I am out of town at present time)?Sincerely,Svetlana Polgul ***@******.***

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We purchased a townhouse and there is a homeowner

We purchased a townhouse and there is a homeowner association. I have a motorcycle which I use to go to work and other places. I have now been given a fine by the association because they feel it makes too much noise. My Harley is a licensed vehicle in the state of Pa so can the Association legally fine me $75 each time I ride my Harley?

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I own a townhouse in Chicago, Il, which I rent, and is not

I own a townhouse in Chicago, Il, which I rent, and is not part of an association. I am incurring damage to my upstairs and downstairs bathroom, also experiencing squirrels running in the roof. I have contacted the Preservation Company, Safeguard, contracted by Citimortgage many times, they keep patching the roof instead of doing a total tear off. What can I do?

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