9121 North Military Trail, Suite 200,
Palm Beach Gardens, FL

1200 Park Central Boulevard South,
Pompano Beach, FL

1211 N. Westshore Blvd., Suite 409,
Tampa, FL

1200 Park Central Blvd. S., Pompano Bch, FL | 954-928-0680
9121 N. Military Trail, Ste. 200, Palm Bch Gdns, FL  | 561-241-4462
1211 N. Westshore Blvd., Ste. 409, Tampa, FL | 813-375-0731

Association Leadership S4:E1 | October 19, 2022 | Reserves Today & Tomorrow – Condo and HOA

Castle Group invites you to join us for Season 4, Episode 1 of Association Leadership. This recording is: Reserves Today and Tomorrow – Condo & HOA and a continued discussion on SB-4D.

Moderated by James Donnelly, Castle Group – Founder & CEO, and Attorneys Jeffrey A. Rembaum and Michael S. Bender – Kaye Bender Rembaum, P.L. Board Certified Specialists in Condominium and Planned Development Law.

Disclaimer: This video is for educational purposes only. You will not receive CEU credits for watching the recording.

Bill SB-4D Has Passed -Now What?

Jeffrey Rembaum, Esq., BCS of Kaye Bender Rembaum provides a substantive overview of Bill SB-4D. He is joined by industry professionals, all listed below:

    • Jeffrey A. Rembaum, Esq., BCS | Kaye Bender Rembaum
    • Jayme Gelfand, PCAM | Truist Bank
    • William Kilgallon | Hafer CPAs & Consultants
    • Rudy Martin | m2e Consulting Engineers
    • Brian Street | Castle Group

Association Leadership S3:E12 | August 17, 2022 | SB-4D and more on Preparing your 2023 Budget

Castle Group invites you to join us for Season 3, Episode 12 of Association Leadership. Join our continued discussion on SB-4D and more on how to prepare for your 2023 budget. The live webinar will be hosted by Craig Vaughan, Castle Group – Founder & CFO who will be joined by Attorneys Michael S. Bender and Jeffrey A. Rembaum – Kaye Bender Rembaum, P.L., Board Certified Specialists in Condominium and Planned Development Law, and special guest Steven Gladstone, Gladstone & Company, CPAs, Owner.

Disclaimer: This video is for educational purposes only. You will not receive CEU credits for watching the recording.

Webinar August 4, 2022 | New Condominium Inspection Bill – Part II

Webinar Slides – Click Here

Thank you for joining Evan Bradley from Campbell Property Management, Attorney Michael Bender from Kaye Bender Rembaum, and Engineer Scott Harvey-Lewis from Building Mavens for this “New Condo Inspection Bill Webinar Part Two”. This recording is from August 4, 2022 and was hosted on Zoom. Learn how this impacts your community association.

Contact information:
Michael S. Bender, Esq., BCS
1200 Park Central Boulevard South
Pompano Beach, FL

Disclaimer: This video is for educational purposes only. You will not receive CEU credits for watching the recording. If applicable, credits were issued only to those that attended the course live.

Webinar July 20, 2022| The Screening Process

This webinar is for educational purposes and is not to be considered as legal advice. Watching this video does not satisfy any state or local requirements.

Associations often fail to have clearly defined procedures for handling transfer (sale/lease) approvals, leading to liability exposure, not only for the corporation, but also for individual board members and Community Association Managers (CAMs). Participants in this course will learn how to create and adopt transfer approval procedures, what should be included on the transfer approval application, how to comply with local government ordinances, how to comply with Fair Credit Reporting Act requirements and how to train screening committee members, board members and staff to conduct the transfer approval process and interview.

Will The Association’s Denial Of An Architectural Request Withstand Challenge? Many Won’t—Find Out Why

Rembaum's Association Roundup | Jeffrey A. Rembaum, Esq., BCS

For many homeowners associations, a top priority is ensuring that the homes in the community are maintained in conformity with the “community-wide standard.” But, what is this subjective standard? How is compliance measured? What is the process to be judged when a request to the association’s architectural review committee (ARC) is made? The ARC is instrumental in ensuring that the community-wide standard is met. However, your association may run into a problem if the ARC denies a request from a homeowner if the association has not adopted specific, objective criteria and guidelines on which the ARC can rely.

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Securing Your Gated Community | Exactly Who is Allowed In?

Rembaum's Association Roundup | Jeffrey A. Rembaum, Esq., BCS

While living in a gated community can add peace of mind for the residents who live behind the gates, there are many important considerations for the association when crafting rules and regulations regarding who may and who may not be permitted to enter the community. In today’s gated communities, there are three entry control options: (i) live personnel to monitor the gate, (ii) a virtual gate guard where the gate guard who allows guests to pass through is off-site and monitoring electronically, or (iii) a simple call box.

Many associations adopt rules which require visitors to the community to present valid identification to ensure that the visitors are authorized by the association or a resident to enter the community. But, what kind of identification can an association require? Are there limits? In the end, the association must…[Read the full article]