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Reflections from an HOA Meeting

Date Posted: Wednesday, February, 1st, 2017

By:  David A. Firmin, Esq. When I arrived home after a 4.5-hour annual meeting of the owners this week, I sat and reflected over the last ten years and how these meetings have changed.  On average, I attend 1.5 meetings a week—or about 75 meetings a year.  Some are meetings of the owners, and some… [Read More]

FHA Condominium Certifications: The Requirements and Prohibitions

Date Posted: Wednesday, January, 4th, 2017

Introduction The Federal Housing Administration (“FHA”) is a government-owned insurance company that insures home loans for buyers who cannot afford a conventional down payment or prefer to use their available funds in other ways.  In other words, a FHA backed loan allows a home buyer to purchase the home with a smaller down payment than… [Read More]

Understanding Negligence

Date Posted: Tuesday, January, 3rd, 2017

By:  Melissa M. Garcia, Esq. What is negligence? In simplest terms, to be negligent is to act in some careless way that causes harm to another.  For example, someone is not paying attention while backing out of his driveway and ends up hitting his neighbor’s mailbox.  The driver’s negligence (i.e., careless driving) caused damage to… [Read More]

But Nobody Wants to Serve…

Date Posted: Tuesday, November, 29th, 2016

By:  David A. Firmin, Esq. Nobody has ever said that serving on the board of directors of a homeowners association was easy.  Board members volunteer their time to give back to the community in which they live.  In many cases, the board members are required to make difficult decisions to raise assessments, prioritize or postpone… [Read More]

Security Measures in HOAs

Date Posted: Thursday, October, 27th, 2016

By: Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. Associations are oftentimes confused with the police.  After all, it is not atypical for community managers or board members to receive calls from owners complaining about crime in their communities and demanding the associations do something about it.  Whether it’s alleged drug use, car theft, or domestic violence, associations seem… [Read More]

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