Samuel Goldwyn said that “an oral contract isn't worth the paper it is written on.” Unfortunately, the same can be said for many written contracts. The purpose of this brief article is to identify key provisions that should be included in association contracts. A well writ…Read more →
The question often arises whether a community association can create and enforce rules prohibiting people from parking on roads that exist within the boundaries of the association. My response to these questions, in the grand tradition of attorneys everywhere, is that it depends. A va…Read more →
If you've served on the Board of your Homeowner Association you've probably been confronted by difficult or overly emotional people. Often these encounters come about through rule enforcement, policy changes, or collection issues and are fueled by misunderstanding or miscommunication.…Read more →
Members of condo or homeowners associations (HOAs) usually don't manage communal property or handle building projects themselves—this is one of the perks of joining an HOA. Members' association fees may pay for snow removal, security, maintaining common areas, landscaping and po…Read more →
You find yourself on a community association board. Homeowners are complaining about leaking roofs, damaged walls and soggy carpet. The board's attorney has filed a lawsuit against the roofer. The roofer has sued the general contractor and the developer who both blame the architect. O…Read more →
Of the many exciting and demanding issues facing a Homeowners Association Management Committee or Board of Directors, running a productive and stress free annual meeting may be the most challenging. For some HOAs the most wearisome part of the annual meeting is the Election of Board M…Read more →
Interested in speaking at one of our 2016 luncheons or events?
Read the attached documents. Download and fill out the “Speaker RFP” form and email it to Michael Johnson, Education Chair, before December 31st, 2015.
Speaker RFP Form…Read more →