The North Carolina Court of Appeals Says… Not Much in its Recent HOA Cases

As homeowners’ association and commercial real estate attorneys, we typically hold our breath when the North Carolina Court of Appeals issues new opinions (“opinions” is the term it uses to refer to its case decisions). While the judges are all smart, accomplished and well-meaning former attorneys, most are former litigators who unfortunately have little if any real estate or community association law experience.  For this reason, they seem to miss the point or simply get it wrong in a lot of the cases they hear involving real estate or HOA issues. In the most recent HOA cases, they have said very little, so in our mind that’s a small positive – at least they did not make something up or get something wrong altogether.     Read the article…………..


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