2018

 

IS THE DPBR GOING IN CIRCLES?

By Darlys Walker

Published February 21, 2018  

Is the DPBR going in circles? Well, I’m not sure if they are or aren’t, but I am certain they ...

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EXPAND OR CONTRACT THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published February 19, 2018

Exactly a year ago now the now infamous Miami-Dade Grand Jury report came out that ...

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SHOULD CONDOS BE FILLING STATIONS?

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE!

By Jan Bergemann

Published February 16, 2017

Since my opinion about electric cars and condos being used as filling stations is very short, below ...

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TO CHANGE OR NOT TO CHANGE

By Darlys Walker

Published February 14, 2018  

Preplanning for the future of mass electric cars is definitely on the rise. Many developers are ...

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SO HOW ARE WE GOING TO DEAL WITH ELECTRIC CARS?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published February 12, 2018

This week I am very proud to announce that our office drafted legislation that truly ...

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PROGRESS FOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION BILLS?

By Jan Bergemann

Published February 9, 2017

Half of the session is over – and most of the owner-friendly community association bills are ...

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TYPICAL POLITICAL BOLOGNA

By Darlys Walker

Published February 7, 2018

Reading through the various house bills, as noted in Eric’s blog, the first thing to come ...

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SOME OTHER COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION PENDING LEGISLATION

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published February 5, 2018

Representative George Moraitis has again filed a bill, House Bill 1061, that would allow ...

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SOME BILLS ARE JUST RIDICULOUS!

By Jan Bergemann

Published February 2, 2017

It must be in the Slosberg family: Father Slosberg filed bills only dealing with seat-belt laws – and ...

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WASTED TIME AND MONEY

By Darlys Walker

Published January 31, 2018  

Florida House Bill 123, “Stand up for Senior Act”, appears to be a waste of time and money! I ...

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DO SENIORS REALLY NEED THIS?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published January 29, 2018

House Member Emily Slosberg recently co-sponsored House Bill 123 called the "Stand ...

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2018 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

By Jan Bergemann

Published January 26, 2017

This year’s legislative session started already in the second week of January – it’s election ...

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ONLY YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

By Darlys Walker

Published January 24, 2018 

Georgia legislators are in succession and historically each year we see more laws passed ...

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SO WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2018?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published January 22, 2018

This year, The Florida Legislature starts early.  In fact, it is already in session.  So what’s ...

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HOW MANY MEMBERS SHOULD BE SEATED ON THE BOARD?

By Jan Bergemann

Published January 19, 2018

There have been many fights over the issue of the number of members that should be seated on ...

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IS MORE OR LESS BETTER?

By Darlys Walker

Published January 17, 2018  

The appropriate number of board members seems to always be questionable. This is especially ...

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HOW MANY MEMBERS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE ON YOUR CONDO BOARD?

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published January 15, 2018

This week the blog is pretty important too.  All too often I am seeing the incorrect number of ...

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS?

By Jan Bergemann

Published January 12, 2018

I’m not much of a fan of New Year’s resolutions, but I made some over the years. Just in case ...

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MAKE 2018 YOUR YEAR OF CONTRIBUTION

By Darlys Walker

Published January 10, 2018  

I for one am thrilled to see 2017 end. My hope for 2018 is centered on “peace and productivity”!!......

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PRACTICAL NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

By Eric Glazer, Esq.

Published January 8, 2018

For all eternity, the new year brings talk of resolutions for the coming year. We resolve to eat ...

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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 !