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I have been a condo-homeowners association attorney for more than 24 years. I like helping people get their arms around their homeowner association problems and find a solution. A balanced attitude can go further to resolve issues than just about anything else.

Who’s the Bully in your HOA? Could it Be You?

Who’s the Bully in your HOA? October is National Anti- Bullying Month, officially. It doesn’t just apply to bullying in the schools or in relationships between family members or friends. It applies to what happens in the boardroom, and in

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HOA SALES TRANSACTIONS CAN BE PRECARIOUS-THERE ARE MANY “SHARKS” IN THE WATER

HOA sales transactions can be precarious when the parties that are doing the talking do not know what they’re talking about. I did a blog about a month ago with a “beware slant” telling you about why if you are

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Time For A Beat The Bully Campaign in your HOA?

  October 1 2016 OCTOBER has been designated National Bullying Prevention Month. Today happens to be the10th anniversary. Every October, schools and organizations across the country join STOMP Out Bullying™ in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal: encourage communities

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Good Tips on setting HOA Budgets-It’s That Time of Year!

Good Tips on setting HOA Budgets-It’s  That Time of Year! Boards, you need to be thinking about these things!! Below is an article from a follower of the Condo Guru site. He offered to write an article or blog and

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QUICK ADVICE TO HOA PEOPLE ON “LISTENING”

This is a very short post. I harp all the time on the importance of active listening and learning people skills. I heard a good reminder today of one of Stephen Covey’s points in talking about successful people (and not

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WATCH YOURSELF AND KEEP YOUR “HANDS” INSIDE THE BUS IN SALE OF PROPERTY IN AN HOA

WATCH YOURSELF AND KEEP YOUR “HANDS” INSIDE THE BUS IN SALE OF PROPERTY IN AN HOA Since the last blog I did is about selling property and a President who is a realtor, I want to do a blog to

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Is Having a Realtor on the HOA Board a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Is Having a Realtor on the HOA Board a Good Thing or a Bad Thing? Here is an email I received. It relates to a concern about some language in proposed Amended and Updated Governing Documents. “Thank you for your

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HOA Director Conflict of Interest – How Might it Work Against a Director?

My last E-newsletter sent out just couple weeks ago was about Director Conflicts of Interest. I got some very positive responses to the E-newsletter, I will share a couple with you: ** “Beth, Very professional & to the point with

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Are Non Resident Directors Bad For The HOA?

Are Non Resident Directors Bad For The HOA? I would say that taking a stand one way or the other without reviewing the facts about their service record would be premature. Read on. Here is an email question I received

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HOA BOARDS, DON’T WATCH YOUR ELECTIONS UNRAVEL! GET ELECTION RULES!!

A reader sent me this email last week: “I requested a copy of election operating rules from HOA. [The Board] says that election operating rules were adopted in 2007. I am positive that did not happen. What they gave was

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