Ansbacher On Associations

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

You Have the Money, Now What? Top 4 Pitfalls and Common Concerns in Handling Payments from Owners

By Cynthia Trimmer, Attorney What may seem like the deceivingly simple task of billing owners for assessments and collecting payments becomes muddled when statutes, conflicting case law and common sense mix with day‑to‑day business practices.  These are a few issues …

Four Items To Consider Before Selling Your Home

By Zachary Roth, Attorney Selling your home can be an exciting – and overwhelming – process.  Here are a few of the key issues to consider before putting your home on the market: 1) DISCLOSURES – Before closing on a sale, …

Board Certification Seminar Scheduled for October 23rd

Registration is open for the upcoming  Board Certification Seminar for Condominium and Homeowner Associations on Thursday, October 23rd from 6-8pm at the Four Points Sheraton Jacksonville on Baymeadows Road. Current or future board members of condominium or homeowner associations will …

Can Your Condo Board Vote by E-mail?

By Christene M. Ertl, Attorney In the age of technology most of us communicate with one another using electronic mediums, such as email, a majority of time.  For those who serve as a director on their condominium association board, using …

5 Questions to Keep in Mind When Outside Groups Request to Use Association Property

By Zachary Roth, Attorney School is back in session. That means that sports teams, organizations and groups are in full swing with activities.  It’s possible that an outside group might inquire about using your community’s common areas like sports fields …

Registration Open for 2014 Legal Update Seminar in St. Augustine

Registration is now open for the 2014 Legal Update Seminar on Tuesday, September 23rd at 9am at the Conference Center at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine. Community association managers, board members and community leaders are invited to attend this …

Barry Ansbacher Included in 2015 List of Best Lawyers in America

Ansbacher Law is proud to announce that Barry Ansbacher will be included in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice area of Real Estate Law. This marks the third year in a row that …

2014 Legal Update Seminar Educates Dozens

Last Thursday, Ansbacher Education hosted two very successful Legal Update Seminars for community association managers and community leaders. Dozens of CAMs, board members and community leaders participated in the seminars. Barry Ansbacher delivered an engaging presentation on the legislative changes …

BANKRUPTCY: THE TOP 5 THINGS EVERY CONDOMINIUM AND HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION REPRESENTATIVE SHOULD KNOW

By: Cynthia Trimmer, Attorney No aspect of community association collections is shrouded in more mystery than bankruptcy.  While not an area in which one should dabble, knowing a little about bankruptcy can help you understand an association’s rights and responsibilities …

Congratulations to Donna Jones, Certified Paralegal!

Ansbacher Law is pleased to announce that Donna Jones has successfully completed the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. Certified Paralegal exam and is now entitled to use of the “CP” professional credential as a Certified Paralegal. The Certified Paralegal …