Florida Community Associations face a host of new laws this year. Most of the revisions were in the Florida Condominium Act, Chapter 718 of the Florida Statutes. However, significant amendments concerning estoppel certificates, their content and their cost , which are included in the amendment to the condominium law, have also been implemented in Chapter 720 regulating HomeOwner Associations.
Buying a new home is an exciting -- and sometimes overwhelming -- event. For many people, it is the most significant transaction of their lives. In all the excitement, it can be easy to make some missteps or fail to see some red flags that could jeopardize your home and your rights as a homeowner.