DORA Approves CAI M100 Class

Written by: on Tuesday, February, 10th, 2015

Yesterday DORA advised CAI that it had approved the CAI Colorado-specific M-100 class for the manager licensing educational prerequisite. This means that if you take and pass the CAI Colorado-specific M100 class, you will satisfy the educational prerequisite for manager licensing. You will not be required to obtain your CMCA designation.  Of course, obtaining your [Read More...]

Manager Clean Up Bill Killed In Committee

Written by: on Tuesday, February, 10th, 2015

Yesterday, in a move that should not surprise anyone, HB 15-1040, the bill that was introduced to clean up the manager licensing bill, was killed in committee.   As originally introduced, the bill attempted to reduce or eliminate the requirements that the original bill put in place.  Introduced by Representative Thurlow of Grand Junction, HB15-1040 tried [Read More...]

Construction Defect Debate Continues

Written by: on Thursday, February, 5th, 2015

Even though the anticipated construction defect reform bill has not yet been introduced into the state legislature, the debate over the construction of multifamily housing units continues to take center stage.  Late last year, the City of Lakewood adopted a local ordinance similar to the construction defect reform bill introduced into the state legislature last [Read More...]

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...]