When drafting architectural guidelines, do you ensure all such guidelines comply, yet do not repeat, the provisions of the declaration?  Do your guidelines contain precise specifications for improvements, and clearly provide the criteria upon which the architectural committee will make its decisions?  Believe it or not, creation of solid architectural guidelines is an art of (more…)

So what is an “assistance animal” and is it the same thing as an “emotional support” animal?  It seems attorneys are always talking about this, but the message is confusing.  If you’re one of the many individuals who is confused about assistance animals, what they truly are, and what associations can regulate, plan on participating (more…)

No matter how much we talk about it, inspection of documents legalities are still confusing and a source of stress for many.  This session will boil this concept down to its basics and provide you with some tools to assist your communities when they receive those wild, off the wall , document inspection requests.  In (more…)

As technology continues to evolve, communities see more and more drones flying in the air over parks, streets, and even privately owned lots.  To make things worse, many drones contain video and surveillance equipment, which leaves associations wondering whether the drones constitute an invasion of privacy and whether there is anything they can do to (more…)

It’s time to take a look at your governing documents and determine whether they need a face lift.  Most associations can point to specific problems they are having with their declarations, but they don’t know what to do about it.  This session will provide you with tools to determine whether your declaration needs to be (more…)