October 2011

  • Disasters! – What’s left after a natural disaster destroys a community association?
  • The Big Surprise

November 2011

  • Killer Weed in the Common Area?
  • Construction Costs versus Market Value
  • Assigning Responsibility for Maintenance and Repair: The Association or the Owner?
  • Borrowing from Reserves – How Healthy Is It?

December 2011

  • 2011 Year End Legislative Update
  • Legislature Targets Board Actions By Email
  • Delegating Board Authority
  • Social Media: Make It Work for You
  • Notice Requirements for California HOA Meetings
  • Comparing Painting Proposals

January 2012

  • East Bay Community takes a Giant Step to Save Energy
  • SB 563 and You
  • Transfer Fees and Disclosures
  • HOA Governance-Making the Management Decision

February 2012

  • And Justice for All-Providing meaningful “notice” and an “opportunity to be heard” to HOA members
  • 2011 Satutory And Case Law Update
  • Slapps and HOAs
  • Can You Sleep on Stormy Nights
  • Getting the Best Price and Work for Your Roofing Needs

March 2012

  • Top Traits of Great Board of Directors
  • Developing a Systematic Approach to Maintaining Common Areas
  • Planning and Preparation for a Successful Painting Project
  • Questions for Painting Contractors

October 2012

  • Shifting the Paradigm
  • Basis of Accounting
  • Is Your Association Shopping for a Loan?
  • Permits? What For?

November 2012

  • Reaching the Pinnacle – California Supreme Court Rules that CC&R Arbitration Provisions are Enforceable Against HOAs
  • Homeowners Bill of Rights for HOAs
  • Licensed Contractors
  • Saving Money Off-Season