CHANGE IS SLOW IN COMING 

By Darlys Walker

Published March 22, 2017

I stand up and applaud Eric for his poignant blog on Monday. His words could not be more true. Over the past 4 years my ...

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HOW ABOUT WE FOCUS ON REAL CRIME?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published March 20, 2017

As we said last week, don’t be fooled by some of the new legislation that is supposed to crack down on condo crime. A ...

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ILLEGAL IS ILLEGAL!

By Jan Bergemann

Published March 17, 2017

I agree with Eric and Darlys on one issue: The bill has legal flaws and needs some re-wording, but in my opinion the authors ...

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LET’S GET DOWN TO THE REAL NITTY GRITTY AND ELIMINATE THE NONSENSE

By Darlys Walker

Published March 15, 2017

Legislators can pass all the laws they wish, but if there are no means by which to adjudicate them or adequately issue punishment for ...

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 TALK ABOUT GOING OVERBOARD…

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published March 13, 2017 

In response to the Miami Dade Grand Jury Report that blasted officers and directors, management companies and the DBPR, but ...

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NECESSARY REFORMS?

By Jan Bergemann

Published February 10, 2017

Let’s face it: HOA owners are the stepchildren of Florida’s Legislature – and are being treated as such! More than 2.5 million homes...

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WHERE DO I VOTE?

By Darlys Walker

Published March 8, 2017

This should be the question every owner in an association is asking themselves after reading Eric’s blog. Amending Florida Statute ...

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HERE’S A LAW THAT NEEDS TO BE PASSED PRONTO

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published March 6, 2017

For those of you who read the Miami Dade Grand Jury Report you know that right off the bat the report starts off with the fact ...

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COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION STATUTES ARE PRETTY USELESS!

By Jan Bergemann

Published February 3, 2017

Let’s face it: No matter what kind of litigation you are getting involved with – buy a judge or not -- you most likely end up with ...

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SO WHAT IF????

By Darlys Walker

Published March 1, 2017

So what if a TRIAL RESOLUTION judge is the answer many of you have been waiting for? With the recent call to the ...

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CAN A JUDGE BE BOUGHT…………LEGALLY?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published February 27, 2017

Attorneys like me who have spent their careers litigating will tell you that litigation in court is grueling, expensive, lengthy, aggravating ...

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REGULATORY AGENCY?

By Jan Bergemann

Published February 24, 2017

Let’s face it: Florida’s community associations desperately need a regulatory agency, but one that really does the job and is ...

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IS CHANGE ON THE HORIZON?

By Darlys Walker

Published February 22, 2017

I completely agree with Eric’s blog on Monday stating that we all must look deeper at the issue and cannot and should...

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SO WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published February 20, 2017 

No question that the Miami-Dade Grand Jury report slammed the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Unquestionably, ...

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 CONTENTS OF GRAND JURY REPORT NOTHING NEW!

By Jan Bergemann

Published February 17, 2017

It seems many folks are surprised about the devastating report published by the Miami/Dade Grand Jury. Actually, it’s nothing new! ...

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IT’S TIME FOR CHANGE

By Darlys Walker

Published February 15, 2017

Having read the Grand Jury’s report, I don’t believe any of us should be surprised by their opinion. The attitude of many ...

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MIAMI-DADE GRAND JURY DESTROYS THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published February 13, 2017

For those of you old enough to remember Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, when the ball went through Buckner’s legs, the ...

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About HOA & Condo Blog

Eric Glazer

Eric Glazer graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 1992 after receiving a B.A. from NYU. He has practiced community association law for more than 2

decades and is the owner of Glazer and Associates, P.A. a seven attorney law firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando and satellite offices in Naples, Fort Myers and Tampa.

 

Since 2009, Eric has been the host of Condo Craze and HOAs, a weekly one hour radio show that airs at noon each Sunday on 850 WFTL.

   

See: www.condocrazeandhoas.com.

   

He is the first attorney in the State of Florida that designed a course that certifies condominium residents as eligible to serve on a condominium Board of Directors and has now certified more than 10,000 Floridians all across the state. He is certified as a Circuit Court Mediator by The Florida Supreme Court and has mediated dozens of disputes between associations and unit owners. Eric also devotes significant time to advancing legislation in the best interest of Florida community association members.


Darlys Walker, Founder and CEO of Condominium Concepts Management, Inc. (CCM), is recognized for her straight talk, subject matter expertise, and valued insights regarding real  

state management, leasing, and HOAs. Her company serves a diverse portfolio of properties, from 16-units up to 600 as well as large mixed-use developments.  

 

   From its beginnings in 2000, CCM has become a well-respected asset manager and now works with over 100 associations with 16,000 units served by over 300 employees. Darlys and her team deliver resources and responsiveness through six regional offices - in Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville, Charleston, Nashville and Atlanta.

  

   Darlys Walker is best known for her passion and precision, understanding that the only difference that matters in today's demanding marketplace is service delivery ... doing what is promised and what is right. She knows that every community serves two masters ... the property owner/developer and the resident/homeowner. "If we are not equally responsive to both, we are not doing our job," she states.  

 

   Her clients say it best: "Darlys really knows her stuff" ... "at the top of her profession and it shows in the caliber of her clients" ... "delivers quality resources that match up well with needs and expectations that are really rigorous."  

 

   She is a licensed Real Estate Broker in four states, holds an Associate's Degree in Marketing and has earned the Accredited Real Estate Manager designation from the Georgia Institute of Real Estate Management. Also she is one of few certified as a Lead-Based Paint Abatement & Removal Trainer in Georgia.

  

   Darlys Walker and her team have been selected to manage the condominium conversion process and day-to-day operations for many of the Southeast's most high-profile condominium communities including luxury high-rises, mid-rises and garden-style homes. Most recently she has been recognized as an expert in 're-versions' of communities from condominiums to leased homes, as well as repositioning projects. A visionary and a tireless perfectionist, Darlys demonstrates hands-on leadership, working individually with each client and staff associate to achieve defined business outcomes and satisfaction.  

  For more information about Darlys Walker and Condominium Concepts Management, Inc. please visit www.condominiumconcepts.com.

Jan Bergemann Jan Bergemann is president of Cyber Citizens For Justice, Florida 's largest state-wide property owners' advocacy group. CCFJ works on legislation to help owners living in community  

associations. He moved to Florida in 1995 - hoping to retire. He moved into a HOA, where the developer cheated the homeowners and used the association dues for his own purposes. End of retirement!

 

CCFJ was born in the year 2000, when some owners met in Tallahassee - finding out that power is only in numbers. Bergemann was a member of Governor Jeb Bush's HOA Task force in 2003/2004.

 

The organization has two websites to inform interested Florida homeowners and condo owners:

News Website: http://www.ccfj.net/.

Educational Website: http://www.ccfjfoundation.net/.

   
We think that only owners can really represent owners, since all service providers surely have a different interest! We are trying to create owner-friendly laws, but the best laws are useless without enforcement. And enforcement is totally lacking in Florida !