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  • Legacy Golf Club to reopen soon; legal fight continues (NV) September 18, 2017 The shuttered Legacy Golf Club is soon expected to reopen, but owners of the course and the nearby homes continue to fight.  Par Excellence Drive Trust, LLC co-owners Georges Maalouf and Eddie Haddad said they have been working with city officials to expedite needed permits, including their operating, business and liquor licenses so the course can “open the first part of October.” The group closed its purchase July 4 and closed the course the next day.     Read the article……………
  • Adobe Creek neighbors teed off (CA) September 16, 2017 In the past nine months since its abrupt closure, the once-pristine Adobe Creek Golf Course on the fringe of Petaluma’s east side has become a massive overgrown blight on the community, frustrating residents who own homes in an upscale subdivision surrounding the now-defunct amenity.   Read the article……………
  • Adobe Creek neighbors teed off (CA) September 14, 2017 In the past nine months since its abrupt closure, the once-pristine Adobe Creek Golf Course on the fringe of Petaluma’s east side has become a massive overgrown blight on the community, frustrating residents who own homes in an upscale subdivision surrounding the now-defunct amenity.    Read the article…………….
  • New owner of Seven Hills golf course says he’s up for the challenge (FL) September 14, 2017 Paul D’Anna likes a challenge.  “This is going to be one of them,” said the new owner of Seven Hills Golfers Club, rubbing his hands in anticipation. “Something I like to do is turn courses around.”  The native Michigander, and a golf course owner there, is joined in his enthusiasm by residents of some 2,000 homes in the Seven Hills and Wellington communities and by golfers who deserted the 18-hole Denis Griffiths-designed course over the last decade.  Those who left ...
  • New Legacy Golf Club landowners want to meet with HOA officials (NV) September 5, 2017 The new landowners of the Legacy Golf Club are hoping to meet soon with the officials from homeowner associations (HOAs) representing the neighborhoods surrounding the said real estate property, a spokeswoman said on Thursday, July 6.  Elizabeth Trosper, the spokeswoman for the new landowners of the aforementioned golf course, said that her camp are reaching out to board members of HOAs to set a meeting in late July or early August to talk over the project ideas for the now-shuttered ...
  • After months of battling angry residents, owner of Legacy Golf Course says it is reopening (NV) August 31, 2017 It’s an unexpected turnaround for a Henderson golf course.  After nearly two months of battling angry residents, the owner of Legacy Golf Course near Wigwam and Green Valley parkways says he’s reopening the business.  Tom Sarnelli thought he’d found the perfect family home.  “Everything about this place was very attractive to us,” said Sarnelli. “We like the openness, we like the golf course views.”     Read the article……………
  • Pool Contractor’s Ability to Work on Pool Electrical Wiring in FL August 24, 2017 On March 29, 2017, the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board (“CILB”), issued a Final Order, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Construction Industry Licensing Board v. Michael E. Seamon, disciplining a Certified Pool/Spa Contractor (“CPC”) for replacing existing pool light fixtures. The Final Order adopted and was based upon an Order of the Division of Administrative Hearings in Case No. 16-2845, recommending disciplinary action against the license of a Certified Pool Contractor (“CPC”) after an employee of the CPC was ...
  • Residents Trounce Landowner Looking to Redevelop Lauderhill Golf Course (FL) August 23, 2017 A victory Wednesday before the Fourth District Court of Appeal means residents will get to keep their golf course views at the Inverrary community in Lauderhill.  But their good news is a blow for the investor who owns the course. Owner Victorville West L.P. says it’s shackled to a beautiful—but unprofitable—piece of real estate that the homeowners’ association refuses to relinquish for redevelopment.    Read the article…………..
  • Preparing Your HOA Community For Fall August 9, 2017 As August progresses and summer draws to a close, many communities are entering into a crucial time of transition for their properties and residents. While temperatures may still be still be hovering comfortably in the 80s, August is a perfect time to assess your HOA and prepare it for the fall and early winter seasons.   Read the article…………..
  • Georgetown residents get response on green pool (TX) August 3, 2017 The HOA management company, RealManage, tells us a vendor was hired in February with responsibilities including pool maintenance. They sent us a list of some of the issues going on since the spring: excessive trash, dirty restrooms, a broken pump and a crack in one of the chlorine tower hoses. The vendor was ultimately terminated after the management company says things were not resolved.    Read the article…………….
  • Green pool has Georgetown homeowners seeing red (TX) August 2, 2017 With temperatures as high as they are, a pool, might as well be a survival mechanism. But some homeowners in the Pinnacle neighborhood in Georgetown can’t use their own neighborhood pool despite paying hundreds in homeowners association dues.  The pool, which would normally be clear, looks like it’s been dyed for St. Patrick’s Day.     Read the article……………
  • Golf course ownership becoming a tough market in Las Vegas July 30, 2017 The list has been getting longer for the number of golf course owners in Las Vegas that have sold or entered bankruptcy in the past couple of years. Many of these courses have been attached to communities where residents feared things such as closure, redevelopment or long periods of uncertainty because of litigation.  Well-known courses such as Badlands, Legacy Golf Club and Silverstone Golf Club were just a few of the names that are set to see changes. There are ...
  • City of Pflugerville will not purchase Blackhawk Golf Club (TX) July 28, 2017 The future of the Blackhawk Golf Club remains in jeopardy following a statement from the city that it has no interest in purchasing the beleaguered property.  City spokeswoman Terri Toledo said city officials are unable to find a viable option in purchasing the course, which is located on Kelly Lane east of Texas 130.  “The city doesn’t have the finances to pay for a $1 million to $5 million purchase at this time,” Toledo said in the statement.  Residents surrounding ...
  • Legal issues continue to plague Walden Lake golf course (FL) July 28, 2017 For most, it would be a no-brainer, a dream come true. For $10 you could have the chance to restore a once celebrated golf course and country club to the glory of its heyday, when it and Disney World were two of the most exciting things coming to Florida   Read the article…………..
  • Lawsuit aims to prevent new development at Legacy Golf Club (NV) July 27, 2017 Residents of the Grand Legacy Community Association are seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent new development of the closed Legacy Golf Club in Henderson.  The motion filed Tuesday against various trusts listed on the sales deed maintains a restriction prohibits the owners, who include Georges Maalouf and Eddie Haddad, from redeveloping the area for 50 years.    Read the article……………
  • Residents anxious about future of closed Legacy Golf Club (NV) July 24, 2017 Henderson residents living in homes surrounding the recently purchased Legacy Golf Club are voicing displeasure about its closure and uncertainty about future uses.  Tom Sarnelli, a board member of the Grand Legacy Homeowners Association, told members of the Henderson City Council last week that he has been inundated concerns from residents upset about the golf club’s purchase on July 3 and its closure the next day.     Read the article…………..
  • Pool in Green Run closed after people shocked, taken to hospital July 17, 2017 The Green Run Homes Association closed the Clubhouse Pool after people said they were shocked in the water at a party on Saturday.  The association told residents through an online portal that people cleared out of the pool immediately and that lifeguards started assessing and caring for those affected until paramedics arrived.    Read the article…………….
  • Bank looks to foreclose on Valley View Golf Course (AR) July 17, 2017 A bank has asked a judge to foreclose on the multimillion-dollar Valley View golf course that has been embroiled in lawsuits and environmental complaints for years.  The Bank of Fayetteville filed a lawsuit in Washington County Circuit Court on June 9 to foreclose on 140 acres that make up the Golf Club at Valley View.    Read the article……….
  • Pool crashers popping up around the Valley (AZ) July 15, 2017 You’ve heard of “wedding crashers.” But here in the Valley, it’s a different kind of crasher that’s making a splash!  “From time to time, we do get calls from residents in apartment complexes or condos that there are people that they don’t recognize in their pools,” explains Sgt. Alan Pfohl with the Phoenix Police Department.  We’re calling them “pool crashers” and it seems like people all over the Valley have a story!    Read the article……………
  • Ocean Pines flares up as adults-only pool opens to children (MD) July 14, 2017 The threats included demands for refunds on association fees, lawsuits and voting association members out of office.  During the hottest week of the year so far, some Ocean Pines residents lost their cool after the association’s Board of Directors opened the Oasis pool at the Yacht Club to children Monday.  Others thought the change was a great idea, because Oasis is more convenient to food and drink concessions at the Yacht Club.   Read the article…………..

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