Review of Weston, Florida

Do not be fooled by the manicured landscape
Star Rating - 4/13/2018
Honestly speaking - Weston is not what is appeared to be. The place is beautiful but the people who are living there are just so mean-spirited and conniving. First, the Home Owner's Association (HOA) wants to unleash power over you as a home owner. As a home owner, you have no rights as the HOA wants to dictate what you do with your own home. You cannot put in a plant of your choice, you cannot paint your own home, you cannot change the door, you cannot fix your roof, among a litany of things without the HOA's approval. They might or might not approve depending on your race and there is no recourse. All the members connived to make your life a living hell. Second, the HOA believe that they have the right to trespass on your property anytime to pinpoint what you should fix (whether it is the fence that is dirty or you should clean the lizard feces on the roof or fix a minor crack in the drive way) and then has the audacity to leave crude notes under your door with deadlines to fix what they perceived need fixing. This is so outrageously ridiculous. Third, on weekends, especially during the Christmas season, the neighbors will host parties well beyond midnight with music blasting and people shouting. There is no security regulations to control nuisance noise. Or if there is, it has not been adhered to because everyone connives with each other. Fourth, do not be fooled by the beautiful golf course either. If your house is located near the golf course, then that is very problematic. The early morning golfers have no respect as they are very noisy which is a big negative when you want a good early morning sleep. Not to mention, the danger of the golf balls careening in your backyard and in the pool. The danger of breaking your window is imminent. And the million leaves blowing from the trees on the golf course into your backyard and into the pool. Fifth, the gardeners are well connected to the HOA - they are incompetent and lazy. The gardeners deliver shoddy jobs - they just blow the leaves - they do not do gardening per se by removing dried branches from the trees nor pull up weeds. No! You have to do it yourself. As a home owner you are paying for this service via HOA fees and getting no results in return. It is useless to complain to the HOA as there will be no remedy. Finally, the place is prone to flooding as the there is no soil to soak up the water. If I should list all the negatives I would need more space and time to write.
Choolin | Weston, FL
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I have been living in Weston FL for 6 years and nothing of the above is really true. There is no flooding in Weston as you mention. As a matter of fact, this is one of the few places where the hurricane has not done any major damage since the community was built. I have never had any problems with the association dictating what to do and trespassing my property. I have a lot of friends here, who are , actually, great people, contrary to what you say, and no one ever complained about any problems with the association and the golfers breaking their windows. Never heard about any noisy neighbor either. Things happen, especially on holidays, but that is usually not the norm, more an exception. You can hire any gardener you like, you can change them and I never heard of anyone being in connection with the HOA. I am reading your comments and I am thinking you are describing a different place. Weston is a wonderful city to live with families, schools are wonderful, sport is great for the kids. The community is beautiful, green, well maintained, safe. I can only name positives and the longer I live here, the more I like it.
Iva | Weston, FL | Report Abuse

Sounds like a whistleblower to me. Thanks for the insight!
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