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Can my HOA really evict MY tenants?

Maybe. You didn’t think the answer would be that simple, did you?

Under Florida Statutes 720.3085 & 718.116, HOA’s and condo associations now have the right to demand rent payments directly from tenants when the property owner has fallen behind in their assessments. Many tenants are forced into a very uncomfortable and awkward position.  Do they pay the HOA as demanded, or do they continue to pay the landlord? Read the rest of this entry

Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009

Prior to 2009, when a lender foreclosed on a home, the property was sold at an auction and the new owner, frequently the bank that initiated the foreclosure proceeding was now the legal owner of the property. As such, your rights as a tenant under the lease agreement were substantially negated. Practically speaking, the foreclosure action and subsequent purchase of the rental property terminated your lease agreement with your landlord forcing an abrupt uprooting of you and your family. Read the rest of this entry

Rental Agreements: Lease’s to protect the Landlord (Part 3 of 3)

This week we will conclude our discussion on the necessity of having a thorough rental agreement in place when renting residential real estate. Whether you are a homeowner considering renting your home for the first time or an experienced landlord, it is imperative that you protect yourself, your family, and your investment. Read the rest of this entry

Rental Agreements: Lease’s to protect the Landlord (Part 2 of 3)

This week we will continue with our discussion on the necessity of having a thorough rental agreement in place when renting residential real estate. Whether you are a homeowner considering renting your home for the first time or an experienced landlord, it is imperative that you protect yourself, your family, and your investment. Read the rest of this entry