Category: Community Associations Miscellaneous


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...]

Airbnb’s in Denver? Not So Fast!!!

Written by: on Wednesday, January, 18th, 2017

Airbnb’s continue to increase all over the country and, oftentimes, wreak havoc in community associations. Denver has a new ordinance 0262  that became effective December 31, 2016, throwing a slight monkey wrench into the process. Pursuant to the new ordinance, homeowners must now obtain a license from the Denver Excise and Licenses Department before they [Read More...]

So You’re on the Board…Now What?

Written by: on Monday, January, 16th, 2017

You took the plunge!  You volunteered, put your name on the ballot, and were elected. After the anticipation, the vote, and the satisfaction of being elected subside, you may realize that you are not exactly sure what to do as a board member. Outlined below are a few helpful hints and tips which will make [Read More...]

FHA Condominium Project Approval Changes in Owner Occupancy Requirements

Written by: on Thursday, October, 27th, 2016

As we previously blogged in August, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA) was signed into law on July 29, 2016, which, among other things, required the Secretary of HUD to provide further guidance and clarity regarding the percentage of owner occupied units required to obtain project approval for condominium communities. In response [Read More...]

HindmanSanchez P.C. Congratulates Top 50 Master Planned Communities

Written by: on Thursday, October, 6th, 2016

John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC, released its Top 50 master planned communities list for 2015 and two HindmanSanchez clients are included!  Congratulations to Master Community Association (Stapleton) for coming in at #4 and Green Valley Ranch who is placed #43. The list was based on new home sales within the communities in 2015. Congratulations [Read More...]