Overreaction in a Condo Association

One of my favorite sayings about Condo Associations is “the emotions are so high because the stakes are so low.” Now that’s not to say that serious things can’t happen. Sometimes you’re dealing with major projects or special assessments that have huge impacts on your Owners’ quality of life and personal finances. On the other hand, sometimes you’re dealing with people upset over trivial issues like the color of blinds, a tree needing to be replaced, or dirty windows. Being a good Board member means you need to learn how to sort real emergencies from non-emergencies and treat Owners with respect regardless of the situation. Doing so allows you to limit Overreaction in a Condo Association, which makes everyone happier.      Read the article…………..


Related Articles

8 Points of HOA Governance 101

HOA governance isn’t simple or easy and, unfortunately, board members are just volunteers doing their best with too little time

Condominium Fire Sprinkler Retrofitting in Florida

In 2003, the Florida Legislature enacted 718.112(2)(l) as a statutory scheme to require the retrofitting of fire sprinklers for residential

City of Lakewood Adopts Ordinance to Encourage Condominium Construction and Reduce Construction Defect Litigation

On Monday, October 13, 2014, the City of Lakewood became the first Colorado municipality to adopt legislation intended to encourage