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...]

Are Condominiums Evil or Essential?

Written by: on Thursday, November, 20th, 2014

I don’t get it.  We are bombarded with new laws being imposed to promote and encourage new condominium development but then a book entitled Escaping Condo Jail comes out explaining how condominiums are not the answer to the American dream because of the high risks involved.  As soon as I read the book I’m sure [Read More...]

Town of Parker Ordinance Requires Arbitration

Written by: on Wednesday, November, 19th, 2014

While we have heard a lot about the Lakewood ordinance dealing with efforts to curtail construction defect lawsuits, little has been written about the Town of Parker ordinance also attempting to control defect suits by condominium associations.  On November 3, 2014 the Town of Parker approved Ordinance No. 3.286.2 which adds Section 13.07.130(j) to the [Read More...]

The Condo Conundrum

Written by: on Tuesday, November, 18th, 2014

As we all know from our recent blogs as well as media stories in the past month new condominium projects in Colorado are at a pivotal point.  Economic development goals are pushing for more condominiums to be built, especially in urban, mass-transit focused areas.  Stable, vibrant condominium associations need well-built, good quality condominiums.  Thus, some [Read More...]

Status Reports for Closed Matters Now Available

Written by: on Monday, November, 17th, 2014

We have been asked to make a report available online that would allow you to see the history of closed maters.  It is NOW available.  Below is snapshot of the screen. Just choose the “Closed Collection Status” or “Closed Covenant Status” option and you can select any date range you would like. We hope this [Read More...]