Category Archives: Collections

New Neighborhoods–Covering Non-Paying Owners and Confidential Personnel Information

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Covering Non-Paying Owners and Confidential Personnel Information Dear Poliakoffs, My HOA in Jupiter has informed us that, although this year our quarterly assessments will not increase, because many delinquent owners do … Continue reading

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Viewing Both Sides of the Foreclosure Debate–Homeowner vs. Association

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This week Daniel Vasquez, condo and HOA reporter for the Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel, wrote an excellent article reviewing both sides of a foreclosure dispute in a South Florida homeowner’s association.  You can read the entire article here. The article … Continue reading

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The “Mortgage Terminator”–A New Tactic in Fighting Banks, or Marketing Speak? [Updated]

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This week Daniel Vasquez, a consumer and condominium reporter for the Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald whom I often refer to, wrote an article about a “new legal tactic” colorfully called the “Mortgage Terminator” which allows associations to void primary … Continue reading

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Aggressive collections strategy–promises and results

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A few months ago, Florida passed new laws that give our condominiums the power to restrict non-paying owners (and their guests and tenants) from using the common elements of the property.  This includes facilities like pools, exercise rooms and other … Continue reading

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