Condominium Assessment Liens in Florida, Part IV: Overcoming Defenses and Sale of the Unit

A condominium association’s governing documents in conjunction with Section 718.116, Florida Statutes, are the genesis of the condominium association’s authority to impose and perfect assessment liens against individually owned units within the community. This four-part blog will discuss the condominium association’s right to lien, perfecting the condominium association lien, and collection practices for condominium associations. Part IV of this blog will discuss overcoming Unit Owner defenses to the foreclosure and the ultimate sale of the condominium unit.  Just like all other lawsuits, the unit owner is entitled to assert defenses. Below is a discussion on the most common.   Read the article………….


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