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Architectural Design Review

 

Most community associations have a set of guidelines that spell out its architectural design standards and review processes.  These guidelines should reflect a balance between individual rights and the good of the entire association.  They generally explain:

  • The association’s authority to review designs.
  • Changes that must be approved.
  • The design review process.
  • The...
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FHA Certification – Mortgage Squeeze

Condominiums are feeling the pinch of the Federal Housing Administration’s new certification requirements as many find themselves ineligible for FHA approval.  That’s left owners and buyers without the option of cheaper FHA mortgages.

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How ADA compliance will affect your swimming facilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established in 1990 to prohibit discrimination grounded in disability.  Recently, some changes and additions were made affecting swimming facilities that communities need to be aware of moving forward.

What’s New?

Title II (Public Entities) and Title III (Public Accommodations and Commercial Entities) relate directly to the accessibility of public and private pools.

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