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Dave Sanders: Instructor Spotlight

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Dave Sanders: Instructor Spotlight

"I enjoy facilitating classes at AAGO because, it is like driving a Lamborghini; awesome class rooms, outstanding staff, and students who are striving to improve their lives and those of the people they serve. It just doesn’t get any better than that for people who enjoy teaching." David... Continue Reading

03/14/2016


Courtney Gavin

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Courtney Gavin

"AAGO has been a tremendous asset to my career in multifamily housing. Ever since we joined AAGO, our network and knowledge has grown beyond our expectations in such a short period of time. I contribute our progress to our educational and committee involvement at AAGO. My objective with our... Continue Reading

03/7/2016


And So It Was... January Dinner Meeting

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And So It Was... January Dinner Meeting

On January 20th 180 members gathered at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs to install AAGO’s 2016 President, Kimberly Hackett-Maggard, the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, AAGO’s Committee Leaders, the AAGO Foundation Board of Directors and the Friends of the Foundation... Continue Reading

02/26/2016


AAGO Minute: Fair Housing
AAGO Minute: Fair Housing

Heather Powell joins us this week to talk about fair housing and explains the difference between a reasonable accommodation versus a modification. The AAGO Minute video series is designed to provide viewers with industry tips and tricks in less than a minute. Have a topic in mind for a... Continue Reading

02/24/2016


AAGO Minute: Disparate Impact
AAGO Minute: Disparate Impact

Heather Powell joins us again this week and speaks to Disparate Impact. Check it out! The AAGO Minute video series is designed to provide viewers with industry tips and tricks in less than a minute. Have a topic in mind for a future AAGO Minute? Contact desiree@aago.org to share your... Continue Reading

02/24/2016


AAGO Government Resources

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AAGO Government Resources

AAGO represents apartment communities in 52 cities and 5 counties. Below are links to government websites and resources that may be helpful to AAGO members. If you have an issue related to government regulation or laws, please don't hesitate to call on AAGO to assist. State Level: Florida House... Continue Reading

02/11/2016


Young Professionals Committee Spotlight

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Young Professionals Committee Spotlight

Author: Julia Comings, Vice Chair, Young Professionals Committee With the start of a new year, the Greater Orlando Young Professionals (GOYP) are headed in a new and exciting direction. In an effort to encourage leadership development and celebrate professional growth for AAGO’s future... Continue Reading

02/10/2016


Business Exchange

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Business Exchange

Save the date for the 2016 Business Exchange: Wednesday, August 24th Central Florida’s apartment suppliers have the invaluable opportunity to meet one-on-one with property managers and assistant managers at AAGO’s annual Business Exchange. We turn the tables as more than 20 property... Continue Reading

02/8/2016


Premises Liability: Three Cases All Landlords Should Know About

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Premises Liability: Three Cases All Landlords Should Know About

Author: Kevin Knight This article will examine three recent jury verdicts in premises liability matters. Shaw v Outback Steakhouse, Pinellas County Case No. 12-5561 (Judge Schafer 7/16/15): Shaw sued Outback when he tripped and fell while walking down the steps. He claimed that there was a... Continue Reading

02/3/2016


Advocacy at Work

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Advocacy at Work

Author: Amanda HoangAAGO Director of Public Affairs and Communications LOCAL As you may remember from our last issue, Fire Assessment Fees are becoming increasingly more common in central Florida. A Fire Assessment Fee is an additional source of revenue that local governments are starting to... Continue Reading

02/1/2016


Member Spotlight: Diana Gaus

Member Spotlights

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Member Spotlight: Diana Gaus

First I would like to start out by saying thank you. I truly appreciate the opportunity to serve as your Associates Vice President and give back to an organization that has contributed so much to my career. I would not be where I am today if it were not for my involvement with AAGO. As some of... Continue Reading

01/29/2016


Lease Restrictions on Drones: What You Should Know

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Lease Restrictions on Drones: What You Should Know

Author: Steve Hogan Drones have been all over the news lately. These small, stable, airborne devices have come a long way from your father’s toy helicopter. The new breed of drones are not toys. They are high-tech, expensive platforms capable of precision aerial maneuvers. These... Continue Reading

01/18/2016