Transitioning from the developer to the homeowner board is a critical phase in the life cycle of any community. In this episode of our Get on Board podcast, Ana Maria Navia of FirstService Residential chats with Todd Hamilton, board president at Fairchild Condo in Miami, who shares his advice for other boards embarking on this process, including:
  • Document everything
  • Communicate effectively
  • Manage expectations
  • And more!  
Learn how the Fairchild Condo Board’s approach helped them navigate a very successful outcome.


Release date: July 20, 2023
Length: 10:22

In this episode, we mention the 558 process, which broadly governs construction disputes in Florida. Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee also have laws that allow associations to file construction defect claims. Please check with your association attorney for more information.


About the Get on Board podcast series

Get on Board is a podcast series by FirstService Residential, North America’s leading property management company. In each episode, HOA and condominium board members discuss what’s happening in their communities and how they approach the many challenges associations face today. These real-life stories will help you better navigate the critical role and responsibilities of being an association board member while keeping the community vision and residents’ interest top of mind.

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