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HOA board members’ ethics and adhering to Florida statutes

February 14, 2014 QUESTION: Several of my friends have volunteered to run for their condo and HOA boards this season. more »»

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow ...

February 14, 2014 By H.I. JEAN SHIELDS news@breezenewspapers. more »»

All HOAs in Florida must be registered with state

February 7, 2014 QUESTION: We live in a very small community that has a homeowners’ association. We don’t even have a management company because we are so small. more »»

February Florida gardening in paradise

February 7, 2014 Last Tuesday was Groundhog’s Day and on Facebook I saw Punxsutawney Phil, a supposedly groundhog prognosticator, with a sign saying, ”Dammit, Jim, I’m just a rodent, not a meteorologist!” I suppos... more »»

What happens to past-due assessments when condo owner declares bankruptcy?

January 31, 2014 QUESTION: One of the unit owners in our condo association is upside down in her mortgage and has not paid association fees in a yea. more »»

Rosary pea and other deadly alerts in Southwest Florida

January 31, 2014 On Jan. 18, 2014, a LaBelle, Fla., man was arrested for selling the deadly toxin abrin through an underground Internet based marketplace. more »»

Board member issues need to be resolved

January 24, 2014 QUESTION: I just heard that a member of our HOA’s board of directors may be indicted for felony theft because of how some of the funds in our association’s reserve accounts were invested. more »»

Barbershop, American folk music, St. Patrick’s Day coming to Cape Library

January 24, 2014 February is the month of love — for those lucky enough to have a special Valentine — and the Cape Coral Library is offering love songs through the ages in barbershop harmony, by the award-winning... more »»

Homeowners associations must follow state law

January 17, 2014 QUESTION: I live in a community that has a homeowners associatio. more »»

A rainbow of color in, and around your home

January 17, 2014 Yes, a rainbow of color, no rain in sight. That would be in a grocery store flower/plant area. more »»

New regulations for homeowners’ association board members

January 10, 2014 QUESTION: I serve on the board of directors of our homeowners’ association. I have just heard that I need to sign some documents or attend a class in order for me to continue to serve. more »»

It’s all about rotation, rotation, rotation

January 10, 2014 In real estate, the three most important words are location, location, location. Right now in the Trafalgar Garden, we are completing many crops, pulling them up and it’s time to replant. more »»

Withholding rent payment not a good idea

January 3, 2014 QUESTION: My sister lives in a rented house and her landlord doesn’t keep up with the repairs. One of her light fixtures has been broken for months and the toilet leak. more »»

Bugs — the good, the bad and the ugly

January 3, 2014 It had to happen. After successful harvesting of the crops we are raising at Trafalgar Middle School garden, you wonder when the bugs will settle in and take over. more »»

New year brings new programs at Cape Library

December 27, 2013 The New Year begins with a bang at the Cape Coral Library. Book Bingo is a favorite for families as their kids (from tykes to tweens) fill their book titled cards with chips to reap the rewards. more »»

Blessings and resolutions for the new year

December 27, 2013 Counting our blessings this particular season, family, friends and health, we can add good weather. more »»

Rules on purchasing a condo in ‘Over 55’ community

December 27, 2013 QUESTION: My daughter would like to buy my husband and I a condo for our retirement but the place we found is in an “Over 55” community. more »»

Does alteration fall within scope of work?

December 20, 2013 QUESTION: The remodeling of our kitchen is half done. My wife just announced that she really wants a bar sink in the island so that we can use it from our family room. more »»

Poinsettias and tulips: Christmas season plants?

December 20, 2013 The lovely traditional poinsettia plant is well known and loved by many of us. Its history and special Christmas legends are remembered every year. more »»

Dealing with digital assets in estate planning

December 13, 2013 QUESTION: I have been helping my mother plan her estate. I think we understand the differences between real property like her house and personal property like her jewelry. more »»



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