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UNSIGNED BYLAWS AND OTHER DOCS IN AN HOA – ARE THEY VALID?

Should a Board Rely on Unsigned Documents? Sign Them? Toss Them?   A reader recently wrote to me and she

EXCLUSIVE USE COMMON AREA MAINTENANCE – USE K.I.S.S.

For the latest E-News on Exclusive Use Common Area and how to avoid problems in your HOA relating to who

Does the Right in an HOA to Meet in Executive Session include Interviewing Board Candidates?

Here is a question I received about “interviewing” candidates for the board. This is a new one. “Can a HOA

Another Good Reason to Have Worker’s Compensation Coverage- Death on the Job?

Another Good Reason to Have Worker’s Compensation Coverage- Death on the Job? Hope I don’t get a reputation for pushing

Commercial Vehicles in an HOA – What is Discrimination?

Here is the question sent in by the reader. “My new neighbor has been told he cannot park his commercial

Should You Be Getting Advice for your HOA Neighbor or “Friend” / Commercial Vehicles

Should You Be Getting Advice for your HOA Neighbor or “Friend” / Commercial Vehicles This next question is about commercial

Guess What, Not Everyone Agrees with My Recent E-Newsletter on EQ Insurance!

Guess What, Not Everyone Agrees with My Recent E-Newsletter on EQ Insurance! Surprise, surprise. I have not got everybody convinced

MAY A DIRECTOR IN AN HOA INSPECT ALL RECORDS? INCLUDING EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES?

Directors, what you can see in records may be affected by what you want to do with the information. In

Recording HOA Meetings; Paying HOA Directors – Better Think Twice

I am going to try something new because I get a lot of emails and wish to pass on as

Here It Is, More Help On Noise Issues from Hard Floors

NOISE TRANSMISSION – NEW INFORMATION FROM A CLIENT!!  I am happy to share some information from a client of mine.

Should Attorneys be allowed to come to HOA Board Meetings?

I think there is a place for HOA lawyers and it is not at board meetings where volunteer directors can

OUR HOA MANAGER IS OUT OF CONTROL – CAN WE FIRE THEM?

Here is the email I am responding to: “The manager makes all the decisions in our HOA, the board never

Guess What, Owners Do Things in HOAs Just Because Nothing Says You Can’t.

I’ve had a bunch of consultations with owners lately and they revolve around something the owners did that the Board

Hoarders IN HOAs. Where Do You Start?

I have had a number of HOAs and also individuals recently that complain of concerns about residents that may be

May an HOA Manager Break A Tie on the HOA Board? Or Give Legal Advice?

Here is one more blog today. Trying to make up for lost time (it goes by so fast, doesn’t it?)