Cold Weather Brings Cold Reality for Condos

Written by: on Tuesday, December, 9th, 2014

All I’ve heard about this winter is Frozen. No, not the movie, but the pipes.  For condos (and to some extent townhomes), cold weather brings the cold reality of one familiar theme … frozen pipes, leading to water leaks, resulting in damage.  And, one of the most common disputes in a community association is the [Read More...]

DORA Sets Date for Rule Making Hearing

Written by: on Friday, December, 5th, 2014

DORA has set the hearing on its proposed rules regulating manager licensing for January 2, 2015.  Public comments will be taken during the hearing held at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center in conference room 1B located at 2 East 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80202. In anticipation of this hearing, DORA has issued the [Read More...]

When Pigs Fly…..as Emotional Support Pets?

Written by: on Monday, December, 1st, 2014

This morning on the way to work I heard about a pig that caused quite a disruption over the holiday weekend.  Apparently, a passenger brought a pig aboard a US Airways plane as her companion. The pig started running back and forth, causing a ruckus while its owner tried to control its behavior and clean [Read More...]

2014 HOA of the Year

Written by: on Tuesday, November, 25th, 2014

HindmanSanchez is pleased to share the news that our client, Carbondale’s River Valley Ranch Homeowners Association, was selected by The Colorado Community Association as its 2014 HOA of the year.  This is the first time a Western Slope association has received this award.  The awards were announced at the annual Community Associations Institute conference held [Read More...]

Pssst….. Education is the Secret

Written by: on Tuesday, November, 25th, 2014

I just read an article out of Florida about board member education.  While we do not have mandatory board member education, CCIOA does encourage board members to obtain education and the expenses of that education can and should be covered by the association.  Serving on a board is a big responsibility. Oftentimes, a board is [Read More...]