Category: Community Associations Miscellaneous


Steps to Getting Licensed as a Community Association Manager

Written by: on Thursday, May, 25th, 2017

As you know, HB13-1277, otherwise known as the Manager Licensing Bill, required all community association managers to be licensed by July 1, 2015. We still get several questions on the steps necessary to get licensed as a community manager, as well as the resources available to take those steps. Here are the steps you should [Read More...]

WAIT…WE NEED LENDER APPROVAL ON OUR AMENDMENTS?

Written by: on Tuesday, May, 16th, 2017

By: Jennifer L. Keenan So you’ve gone through months, if not years, of hard work with board members, committee members, and the owners to finally amend the declaration for your community, and owners have finally approved those amendments. Celebration time, right? Well maybe, or maybe not so fast. Unfortunately, many communities (particularly condominiums) have declarations [Read More...]

Compromise Bill on Construction Defects is Ready for Governor Signature

Written by: on Friday, May, 5th, 2017

On May 4, 2017, House Bill 17-1279 gained final unanimous approval in the Senate after unanimous approval in the House on April 24, 2017. H.B. 17-1279 has been referred to Governor John Hickenlooper to be signed into law. H.B. 17-1279 requires that before an association, on behalf of its members, files suit against a developer [Read More...]

Avoid the Summertime Blues, Swimming Pool Do’s and Don’ts

Written by: on Thursday, May, 4th, 2017

By Maris S. Davies, Esq. Summertime is right around the corner and associations everywhere are getting ready to open their pools for the season. However, along with the sun, fun, and endless splashes, pools come with potential risks and liabilities for an association. Outlined below are some things to think about and implement to avoid [Read More...]

Could Your Personal Emails Be Exposed?

Written by: on Wednesday, January, 25th, 2017

Imagine the worst case scenario: you are on the board, the board is embroiled in litigation, and the opposing side wants to know what was said in an email. Suddenly you may find yourself facing the possibility of a third party rooting through your private email in search of information relative to the pending lawsuit. [Read More...]