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45 Ocean in Highland Beach gets balcony work, a common sight as condos face deadlines for inspections and repairs. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Condo costs: A sudden storm

Owners pay soaring prices for repairs, insurance, reserves as new demands hit coast ‘like a tsunami’

South Palm Beach — Southgate

Highland Beach — Coronado 

Boca Raton — Mayfair

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Editor's Note: Keeping a sharp eye on our priorities — and our limits

There are many things we do not do. At the top of that list is this: The Coastal Star does not do political endorsements. To fairly write endorsements requires conducting interviews — preferably in-person. These are time-consuming and almost impossible to coordinate. They also require extensive fact-checking. Some publications run criminal checks on candidates. Of course, all this would be helpful to voters, but it requires more resources than this monthly newspaper has available. The same goes…

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