Who is responsible for Florida’s catastrophic condo apartment building collapse?

This post summarizes what we know now, considers how the collapse of Champlain Towers South might have been prevented, and opines on what lie ahead for owners and survivors.

As the real estate market recovers from the effects of COVID, U.S. housing consumers are rejecting HOA-governed communities

What a different a year makes. As the U.S. begins to return to “normal,” the housing market is in a state of turmoil. Millions of folks want to buy a home, and competition is fierce in some markets. IAC takes a look at some current trends, and the changes occurring in the market for HOA-governed housing.

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HOA, condo & coop news brief — the high cost of deferred maintenance (March 2020)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   This month: Several examples of two growing problems in HOAville USA: deferred maintenance and poor management. Homeowners and

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Money Troubles: HOA, condo & co-op news (Feb. 2020)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities A variety of common interest communities, governed by special districts and HOAs, face rapidly rising costs, despite a decline

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