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Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Monday, September 29, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

Today I attended the CAI Rocky Mountain Chapter Mountain Conference in Vail. During an afternoon session it was confirmed that it is "almost" official ... DORA will likely be acknowledging that anyone who holds a CMCA, AMS or PCAM from CAI will only be required to take the state specific/Colorado law portion of the test for licensure. 

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Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Legislative Miscellaneous

The Lakewood City Council is set to hold public hearings on October 13 regarding a proposed city ordinance 0-2014-21 that will make it harder for community associations in Lakewood to sue for...

Written By Melissa M. Garcia | Monday, September 22, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

On September 12th, HindmanSanchez kick-started this year’s season of giving with the 5th Annual Community Can-Can Canned Food Drive and Sculpture Challenge.  HindmanSanchez partnered with eight teams from community association management firms across Colorado, competing in an event that resulted in a whopping donation of 31,667 pounds of food. Our combined efforts will enable Food Bank of the...

Written By Melissa M. Garcia | Friday, September 19, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

Loura Sanchez was invited to participate in the Community Next: 2020 and Beyond initiative being launched by the Community Associations Institute. Loura will serve on the Association Model Panel, which is one of four groups that will define and examine factors that are likely to influence associations, their residents, association boards and professional...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

On September 11, 2014, I wrote about the proposed bill before the US Congress that would invalidate community association rules and architectural standards regarding

amateur radio antennas and towers.  CAI has sent out a call for action for each of us to contact our appropriate U.S. House of...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Thursday, September 11, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

I always wanted a CB radio when I was growing up so that I could have a “handle” and be cool like Smokey and the Bandit.  But, times do change, and instead of hawking out “breaker, breaker”,

I’m now concerned about the Amateur Radio Parity Act that has been introduced by Congressman Adam...

Written By Elina B. Gilbert | Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | National Legislation

On August 13, 2014, we blogged to warn condominium communities that temporary FHA condominium approval guidelines were about to expire on August 31st.   However, FHA has just announced an...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Friday, August 22, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

A few days ago I attended an educational program hosted by the Spire for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of CAI. One of the speakers was Tom Wuertz of Handprint Architecture who spoke about...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

If you can do one thing differently in your association that would make everything easier and necessary, what would that ONE thing be?


I recently listened to a podcast hosted by Hal Elrod author of the Miracle Morning. During this podcast he interviewed Jay Papasan...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Friday, August 15, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

In Las Vegas the condominium market bottomed out so condos were turned into rentals (apartments).  Now, with a resurgence of the market, those same apartments are being turned back into condominiums.

Citing pressure from construction defect lawsuits many developers in...

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