The Real Deal Miami

Bad time makes for a busy office

August 06, 2008 12:01PM

Bill Raphan heads the Fort Lauderdale branch of the state Office of the Condominium Ombudsman, and he’s got tales to tell. He says hundreds of questions come to his office each week, and that the downturn has shifted his clientele from mostly unit owners to more than 50 percent board members, property managers and sometimes even attorneys. He answers a few frequently asked questions for readers.