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New Neighborhoods–The Hierarchy of Laws

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff The Hierarchy of Laws Dear Poliakoffs, When deciphering condominium documents and rules and regulations promulgated by the board, when the documents are out of synch – i.e., the articles and bylaws … Continue reading

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New Neighborhoods–Clean Title, Common Element Repairs and Virtual Board Members

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Clean Title, Common Element Repairs and Virtual Board Members Dear Poliakoffs, I am contemplating buying a condominium unit from a condominium association that acquired title by foreclosing on its lien filed … Continue reading

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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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New Neighborhoods–Choosing an Insurance Agent and Exclusive Use Rights

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Choosing an Insurance Agent and Exclusive Use Rights This is the time of year when many associations are considering the renewal of their insurance policies, one of the largest line items … Continue reading

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New Neighborhoods–Preemptive Rights and Balcony Restoration

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Preemptive Rights and Balcony Restoration Dear Poliakoffs, My mom moved into an assisted living facility and was no longer able to pay her dues and assessments on her condominium.  She quit … Continue reading

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New Neighborhoods–Email Board Meetings and Temporary Shutter Rules

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Email Board Meetings and Temporary Shutter Rules Dear Poliakoffs, Is it considered a meeting of the board of directors if the president or another member of the board emails the other … Continue reading

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New Neighborhoods–Owner Lawsuits for Collections and Modifying Maintenance Allocations

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Owner Lawsuits for Collections and Modifying Maintenance Allocations Dear Poliakoffs, I read your columns in The Palm Beach Post and purchased a copy of your book, New Neighborhoods, about a year … Continue reading

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New Neighborhoods–Incidental Damage, Material Alteration in an HOA and Language on Proxies

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Incidental Damage, Material Alteration in an HOA and Language on Proxies Dear Poliakoffs, I have recently discovered damage to my condo in North Palm Beach.  Immediately, I sent a letter to … Continue reading

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Handicap Access to Board Meetings and Conflict of Interest Dear Poliakoffs, I reside in a community governed by a homeowner’s association.  The board of directors conducts its meetings at a location … Continue reading

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New Neighborhoods–Public-Use Pools and Board Member Abstentions

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Public-Use Pools and Board Member Abstentions Dear Poliakoffs, Our condo association documents include a provision for the non-exclusive use of an outdoor pool and deck that is owned by the developer. … Continue reading

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