Issue Created by Language Used in Deed Restrictions

Heleski v. Harrell, 2D12-4136 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013): The Heleskis began building a structure on their property without notifying or getting approval from the HOA. The structure is 24 feet by 24 feet and is separate from the Heleskis’ main house. The Heleskis’ neighbors complained to the HOA that the structure was in violation of […]

Compelled Arbitration of Dispute between Homeowners Associations Upheld

In Ibis Lakes Homeowners Ass'n, Inc. v. Ibis Isle Homeowners Ass'n, Inc., 4D12-1273 (Fla. 4th DCA, Dec. 12, 2012), Ibis Lakes Homeowners Association, Inc. (“Plaintiff”) sought review of a non-final order of the trial court granting Ibis Isle Homeowners Association, Inc.’s (“Defendant”) motion to compel arbitration. The Plaintiff and the Defendant, adjoining homeowner's associations located […]