Should an Inspector in an HOA Election Give Out a List of Who Returned a Ballot?

This is a small blog (for me)  but with large implications. Thus, I am planning to follow it up with an E-newsletter for the July edition and provide a more thorough analysis of the duties as well as the authority

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GIVING PROXIES IN AN HOA OR CONDO – IS IT LEGAL?

It’s summer time, a time for some summertime blogs. A time for vacation, yay! So what kind of problems arise in a homeowners association because of vacations?   One question that comes up is whether a director or a member

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ANNUAL MEETING IN AN HOA – IS ONE REQUIRED?

ANNUAL MEETING IN AN HOA – IS ONE REQUIRED? A manager recently said to me: “I was under the impression the term “annual meeting” was obsolete now due to the CA election rules and that the meetings are held to

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What Happens if No One Is Willing to Serve on the HOA Board?

Boards, beware, if you do not reach out to owners in the right way you may end up with this question (and owners, if you don’t step up, you may end up with this question): “Do you have an article

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Agenda, Who’s In Charge in Your HOA?

Who sets the Agenda for meetings in your HOA? Membership meetings? Board Meetings? Committee Meetings? Do you know? Do you care? You will if there is something you as a director want to on the Agenda and you run up

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ARE REALTORS HELD TO THE SAME DISCLOSURE STANDARD AS CID MANAGERS IN CALIFORNIA?

Forgive me, I have been traveling, … a lot. National parks road tripping with my kids and grandkids. It’s the best! Anyway, in an effort to be of value – here is a blog on manager disclosures. Here is a

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Secondhand Smoke and Pot Smoke in Your HOA – What Can You Do?

I just finished in an E- newsletter on this very topic and it will come out on June 3. If you’re not signed up, you might want to do so right away. Just go to www.Californiacondoguru.com and sign up on

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BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOUR HOA

Here is an excerpt from an E-newsletter coming up soon! Be sure to sign up (it’s free) – at www.californiacondoguru.com today! Don’t miss is, the E-news will come out next week. The topic of the E-newsletter coming up is related

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Are You Thinking About Self-Management For Your HOA?

Small associations have a tough time. The common belief of the owners is that they cannot afford management. So, some of the owners step up sometimes, and serve on the board, and come to a collective decision that they can

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What HOA Directors Need to Know

My last post was a few weeks ago and on this same subject because it is #1 on my mind. I even went to Sedona for a week to try and get the book I am working on done. I

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