Choosing A Vendor

Business Law
Your board has voted to move ahead on a project, and is relying on you, the manager, to direct the board in this process. Should you hire the second cousin of a member, who is starting a new construction business? Not a good idea? How do you go about selecting the right vendor? The Bidding
Real Estate Law
Architectural review is serious business for an Association Board. One of the important attributes of any type of planned unit development is its high standard for uniform construction, design and aesthetics. People choose to live in planned communities for this very reason.  As an association board, you play a vital role in enforcing and maintaining
Real Estate Law
By:  Patricia A. Wendleton & Sharon Glenn Pratt INTRODUCTION             Associations are governed by several documents, perhaps the most important of which is the Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (CC&Rs) of the common interest development.  The CC&Rs, among other things, set forth the duties and responsibilities of the individual owners and the Association, restrictions on what
Real Estate Law
Homeowners’ associations in California must comply with numerous statutes concerning meeting notice requirements.  Whether it’s an event that occurs regularly, such as a board or members’ meeting, or an unusual event, such as member discipline, HOAs and their boards are faced with an extensive array of mandatory notice procedures.  Familiarity with these requirements is an