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How Do Your Association’s Amenities Rate?

A recent article from First Service Residential lists the Seven Trends for Amenities in 2015.  The list includes rooftop lounges, pet services, and resort-style concierge services.  While this list seems to be geared toward downtown high-rise living, it got me thinking about how this could relate Read More...
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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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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...
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Are Condominiums Evil or Essential?

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 th Read More...
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The Condo Conundrum

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 asso Read More...
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Are Associations Guarantors of Owners’ Quiet Enjoyment??

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. To learn more Read More...
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2014 – The Year of the Drone

You may think that drones are only used by the federal government but think again.  Drones are defined as any unmanned aerial vehicle, and privately operated drones are becoming more common and are readily available on the market for a small price ($49-499). To learn more about drones, read our blo Read More...
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Colorado 10th in Community Associations

In a release by the Community Association Institute, it is reported that Colorado has approximately 9,000 community associations or 2.8% of all associations in the United States.  To learn more statistics concerning Colorado's commitment to community associations, please read the complete blog p Read More...
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Going Faster Isn't The Same As Being Faster

At the CAI Spring Showcase yesterday, Derek Daly, a former Formula One driver, spoke about how business continues to move faster and faster every year. 200 mph doesn't even qualify you for the Indy 500 any longer.  Going fast in community associations isn't the same as being fast. To be fast in tod Read More...
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Should Associations Ban Google Glass in Common Areas?

Just when you were getting used to your iPhones, it is time to get ready for the next wave.  Smart phones may soon be replaced with smart glasses.  Google Glass allows the user to view images called up in the glass through voice activation or by touching the rims of the glasses. Read the complete Read More...