Proposed Estoppel Bill 398 – Unfair And Inequitable To Community Associations (FL)

Senate Bill 398 (“SB 398” or “Bill”) sponsored by Senator Passidomo is making its way through the Florida legislature and is a step closer to being passed into law. This Bill puts the needs of Florida’s community associations behind that of its member-sellers (especially those who are delinquent in their assessment obligations, those who have existing fines and those who are in violation of the covenants), plus, real estate brokers and realtors, lenders, and everyone else involved in the purchase sale process. It’s truly amazing with over one million condominium units in the state, let alone the shear number of homes within homeowners’ associations, that the needs of the association are in last place.   Read the article…………..


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