Ansbacher On Associations

A discussion of Florida Real Estate with an emphasis on Condominiums and Homeowner Associations

Hurricane Matthew Recovery – Ansbacher Law is Open & Available to Help

ANSBACHER LAW is open NOW to assist victims of Hurricane Matthew. Please call our 24 Hour hotline at 904.737.4700 to be connected immediately to one of our attorneys. All four of our offices will be open at 8:30 a.m. on …

Hurricane Matthew – Emergency Powers Available to Associations to Clean Up After the Storm

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, condominium associations and homeowner associations are vested with special authority to protect and clean up their communities. Governor Scott also signed Executive Order 16-230 declaring a state of emergency for every Florida county due …

Ansbacher Education Announces 4 Summer Seminars

            ANSBACHER EDUCATION –  4 NEW SEMINARS Details and Free Registration on EventBrite JACKSONVILLE SEMINARS: Tue, Aug 30 3:00 PM 2016 Legal Update for Community Association Managers & Community Leaders, Jacksonville, FL, Tuesday, August 30, …

Ansbacher Assists I-Team – News4Jax with Story on Habijax Homes

Time may be running out for Fairway Oaks residents I-Team spoke with construction attorney regarding legal recourse By Francesca Amiker – Reporter Posted: 10:01 PM, June 27, 2016 Updated: 10:21 PM, June 27, 2016 Since 2007, several homeowners have been …

What are the Legal Requirements Associated with Fines Imposed by Condominium Associations or Homeowner Associations Under Florida Law

One of the significant benefits of living in a Florida condominium or deed restricted community is the ability of the association to adopt and enforce community standards in order to maintain property values and avoid the problems associated with neighbors …

Barry Ansbacher Interviewed by “This Old House”

Why Document Your Renovation? 5 experts explain why you should record every step of your renovation Hendley Badcock This Old House online Photo: Hero Images/Getty Half the fun of completing a major reno is showing before-and-after photos to friends and …

2015 Florida Legislative Session Passes Half-Way Mark

The 2015 Florida legislative session began March 2 and heads into the sixth week with an anticipated finish at the end of April.  Highlights of activity on bills affecting condominium and homeowner associations are noted below.  Version 3 of our …

2015 Florida Legislative Session Nears Half-Way Mark. – Version 2 of Bill Tracking Chart Available

Legislative Update.  As Florida’s legislature begins its 4th week of session, we begin to see which bills are “moving” and which bills appear less likely to be approved in 2015.  The legislative session is anticipated to wrap up at the …

Bills Before the 2015 Florida Legislature

Florida Legislative Bill Tracking Chart – Version 1 AnsbacherLaw continues its efforts to inform community association leaders of bills before the Florida Legislature that may impact homeowners and community associations.  Our tracking chart outlines bills of interest and includes links …

Certification Requirement for Newly Elected Board Members

By: Barry Ansbacher Condominium and Homeowner Associations are governed by a board of directors initially appointed by the developer and subsequently elected by the membership.  Board members are unpaid volunteers who serve their community. Directors have the responsibility to enforce …