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


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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Astroturf and xeriscaping–part of the solution or the problem?


Several weeks ago, Daniel Vasquez of the Sun-Sentinel wrote an article about Lesia DeFelice, a homeowner in an HOA in South Florida who replaced her lawn with Astroturf.  DeFelice argues that the turf is a necessary adjunct of xeriscaping, a … Continue reading

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