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Written By Elina B. Gilbert | Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

For any condominium community that needs to become FHA certified or recertified, FHA requirements are about to become more difficult again.  As of September 1, 2014, the temporary FHA condominium approval guidelines are no more unless extended by the FHA. 

 


Pursuant to the...

Written By Elina B. Gilbert | Friday, August 8, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

With manager licensing requirements looming in the not too distant future, many managers and board members are on edge looking for answers to their many questions about the process, timelines, and requirements.  For those individuals, DORA has...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

Occasionally associations consider seeking 501(c) status from the Internal Revenue Service. There are many reasons to do so depending on the objectives of the associations. However, in this interesting article published by Forbes you can see...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Friday, July 25, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

Early yesterday CAI National issues a call to action regarding...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Monday, July 21, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

We have learned that there is a scam being perpetuated on owners in community associations.  Owners are receiving a mailing which indicates that if they are paying HOA fees through a bill-pay service they should “pay particular attention to the remittance instructions.  Our remittance address for payments has changed and it is imperative that you update the bill pay instructions...

Written By Elina B. Gilbert | Thursday, June 19, 2014 | State Legislation

HB 12-1237 changed the face of association document inspections so much that many, if not all, associations were forced to rewrite their document inspection policies.  But now,...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Tuesday, June 17, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

For the last 10 months the city of Arvada has been updating its existing Comprehensive Plan to guide future decisions relative to land use, transportation, economic development and other issues.  These changes may affect your association if you are located in Arvada.  The plan is now available at https...

Written By Elina B. Gilbert | Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Court Decisions

Although smoking is generally on a decline, the problems associated with smoking in condominium communities (and sometimes in attached townhome communities) continues to rear its ugly head with the “right to smoke v. the right to breath clean air” debate getting uglier and uglier.


We recently blogged on a...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez | Tuesday, June 10, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous


WHEREAS, the recovery of debts to our clients created by unpaid assessment is essential;...

Written By Elina B. Gilbert | Monday, June 2, 2014 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

FHA certification and leasing has long been a thorn in condominium communities’ sides.  Therefore, it’s important to remember what types of leasing restrictions are acceptable for...

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