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Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | Colorado Community Association Law

When applying for a management company license you are required to list a Designated Manager.  The application also asks for the Designated Manager’s license number which you will not have. Our suggestion is that you put “TBD” in the field and submit your Designated Manager’s individual license application simultaneously. 

Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Colorado Community Association Law

Before an individual working for a management company can be licensed, the management company must be licensed.  The...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Colorado Community Association Law

As the deadline of July 1, 2015 is quickly approaching, I thought it might be helpful to put out little tidbits of information that might help smooth your process to licensure.

First, when submitting your...

Written By Melissa M. Garcia, Esq. | Friday, May 22, 2015 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

Or against you?  If your community association's documents are several years old, it might be time to re-examine them and determine if they're more harm than good.  In this video, you can watch Trish Harris describe her Top 5 List of reasons why associations ask us to amend...

Written By Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. | Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Colorado Community Association Law

House Bill 15-1343 which was introduced to clean up and clarify certain provisions of the manager license requirements, was signed by Governor Hickenlooper making the Bill an official law!  As a quick recap, the Bill made the following changes to the...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Thursday, May 21, 2015 | State Legislation

As a result of HB 15-1343, DORA has published emergency rules effective today.  These rules modify the prior rules...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

CAI National recently released some interesting statistics related to community associations.  In 2014, it was estimated that there are 9,100 community associations in Colorado, resulting in an 11th place ranking.  Florida and California took 1st and 2nd positions with 47,100 and 43,300 community associations respectively.

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Written By David A. Firmin, Esq | Thursday, May 14, 2015 | Colorado Legislative Tracking Report

It all depends on your personal point of view.

From an outsider’s point of view, it seems that the motto of many legislatures is that if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. As was detailed yesterday, of the 10 HOA bills introduced, only 30% passed.  As a result, many of these bills are ripe to be re-introduced in future sessions.  Listed below are what we think will be the prime...

Written By David A. Firmin, Esq | Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | Colorado Legislative Tracking Report

In what promised to be a very busy legislative session aimed at addressing construction defects, amendments to CCIOA and manager clean up bills, of the ten bills introduced, only three made it out of the legislature and onto the governor for action.  Now that the dust has settled, we can explore what passed, along with future blogs on what was introduced and may not have passed, but may...

Written By Trish K. Harris, Esq. | Monday, May 11, 2015 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

The long-awaited sequel to Part One, this blog addresses the other deductible dilemma associations are facing.  The dreaded wind and hail deductible. 

Under this scenario, imagine a large hail storm whips through the Denver area, causing significant damage to the roofs in your community.  As a result, all of the roofs in the community must be replaced.  Let’s say your...

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