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Our Clients Ask Us: Reserve Accounts

Question: Our association had a reserve study completed last year by a reserve specialist. The estimated cost to replace/repair common elements currently equates to less than 10% of our operating budget. If we set aside less than 10% of our budget for reserves, are the owners still required to vote to waive the reserve requirement?

Eye In The Sky: Drone Usage and Rules in Community Associations

Over the past few years, federal, state, and local governments have grappled with the rocketing popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones. The issue has also become a point of concern for some associations as they deal with the challenges and potential benefits of private drone use.

CASE ALERT: Violation of the FDCPA Results in $600,000 Judgment

Earlier this year, a Nevada jury awarded a homeowner $614,091.04 in damages against a collection agency. This amount included over $460,000 in actual damages, and nearly $150,000 in attorney fees.

"My Pets Are My Family" - Pet Restrictions in Community Associations: Part 1

Pets are, and likely always will be, one of the most controversial topics for community associations. Many people have pets, and those that do often treat the animals as members of their family. The next several newsletters will contain tips for rule making and enforcement for pets on the premises.

Update On Flag Legislation

May-june Newsletter

Our Clients Ask Us: Dogs On Leashes

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