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FHFA Moves Threatens Community Associations

In a release earlier today CAI alerted our industry to the Federal Housing Finance Authority’s position expressing concern about state statutes, such as our super lien statute, that allow community associations to obtain lien priority over first mortgages for unpaid association assessments. read c Read More...
Topics: Statutes, Federal
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Standard of Care for Board Members

In this video, Attorney Melissa Garcia talks about the Standard of Care for Board Members. Read More...
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Proposed Legislation Requires Mandatory Service on the Board

Just kidding. Playing through the scenario, though, what if being “elected” to the board was like being called for jury duty? Homeowners’ names are fed into a machine. Then every couple of years, a button gets pushed, a ticket pops out, and bam: YOUR name is on it. Time to serve. (Unless you Read More...
Topics: Meetings
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Directors and Officers Insurance

Attorney David Firmin talks briefly about the importance of insurance for Directors and Officers of a Homeowner's Association. Read More...
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Cold Weather Brings Cold Reality for Condos

All I’ve heard about this winter is Frozen.  No, not the movie, but the pipes. For condos (and to some extent townhomes), cold weather brings the cold reality of one familiar theme … frozen pipes, leading to water leaks, resulting in damage.  And, one of the most common disputes in a communit Read More...
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How Does an Association Adopt a Budget?

How Does an Association Adopt a Budget?  In this video, David Firmin explains how a Community Association Adopts a Budget.  There are many things to take into consideration.  Understanding your By-Laws is most important.  Read More...
Topics: Video
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When Pigs Fly…..as Emotional Support Pets?

This morning on the way to work I heard about a pig that caused quite a disruption over the holiday weekend.  Apparently, a passenger brought a pig aboard a US Airways plane as her companion.  The pig started running back and forth, causing a ruckus while its owner tried to control its behavior an Read More...
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HOA Liens For Sale

The list below will provide you access to a list of association assessment liens belonging to our clients on properties that are currently in public trustee foreclosure. The list, in PDF format is searchable by foreclosure sale date, county, public trustee sale number or property address.Not every l Read More...
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2014 HOA of the Year

HindmanSanchez is pleased to share the news that our client, Carbondale’s River Valley Ranch Homeowners Association, was selected by The Colorado Community Association as its 2014 HOA of the year.  This is the first time a Western Slope association has received this award.  read complete Blog po Read More...
Topics: Management
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Pssst….. Education is the Secret

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 responsib Read More...