Steps to Getting Licensed as a Community Association Manager

Written by: on Wednesday, February, 4th, 2015

As I’m sure you’re already tired of hearing, HB13-1277, otherwise known as the Manager Licensing Bill, requires all community association managers to be licensed by July 1, 2015.  Over the past several months, I’ve been asked a number of questions on the steps necessary to get licensed as a community manager, as well as the [Read More...]

How Do Your Association’s Amenities Rate?

Written by: on Monday, February, 2nd, 2015

A recent article from First Service Residential lists the Seven Trends for Amenities in 2015.  The list includes rooftop lounges, pet services, and resort-style concierge services.  While this list seems to be geared toward downtown high-rise living, it got me thinking about how this could relate to our associations in a more general sense.  A [Read More...]

The Details are Out …

Written by: on Friday, January, 23rd, 2015

Manager Licensing Test will be available February 1, 2015.  As was discussed at the HindmanSanchez Manager Prep Class this morning, the details for the Manager Licensing test were made available late Thursday evening.  The test will be offered through Psychological Services, Inc. and will be comprised of two parts. Exam takers will be tested on [Read More...]

DORA Sets Date for Final Hearing on Rules

Written by: on Friday, January, 23rd, 2015

On March 4th at 10 a.m., DORA will conduct the permanent rule making meeting with respect to Rules A-H. The hearing will be held at Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, Conference Room 1D, 2 East 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203. We will be attending the meeting and will keep you informed of any changes [Read More...]


Written by: on Friday, January, 16th, 2015

Representative Kit Roupe (R-Colorado Springs) introduced HB 15-1113 has introduced the first truly HOA friendly bill of the session.  The bill establishes financial protection for homeowners’ associations from protracted foreclosure matters.  Currently, the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act provides associations with protection for 6 months’ worth of common expense assessments in the event of a [Read More...]