Fla. High Court Says Arbitration Provision Runs With Land

By Carolina Bolado (January 27, 2022, 9:40 PM EST) -- The Florida Supreme Court affirmed a ruling that sent a pair of homeowners to arbitration in their suit against U.S. Home Corp., finding Thursday that they are bound by an arbitration provision in the deed issued by the developer to the original owners of the house.

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court said homeowners Shane and Laura Hayslip have to arbitrate their dispute with U.S. Home over the installation of stucco at their Fort Myers house, which they bought from the original owners in 2010.

The original deed expressly states that it binds successors to its conditions and restrictions, including...

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