Meeting with the Association’s Attorney

All association boards of directors at one time or another must meet with the association’s attorney.  These meetings assist the board through the legal maze that every association encounters.  To reduce legal expenses there are some simple steps that should reduce legal fees and improve the efficiency of everyone involved. Preparation before the meeting is…

Board Meeting Tips

Follow the agenda and do not deviate. Any items that come up can be discussed at the end of the meeting or put on the agenda for the next board meeting.   Put time limits on all items. Putting time limits on discussion items prevents indecision and improves effectiveness of the overall meeting.   Topics…

Association Governing Documents

Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions Also known as CC & Rs, Declarations, Master Deed, to name just a few.  By whatever name or abbreviation they go by, these are written rules, limitations and restrictions on use, mutually agreed to (by virtue of purchasing in such a community) by all owners of homes in a planned community…