July 2012

  • Would You Choose War if You Had a Choice?
  • Financial Reports
  • 7 Reasons Why You Must Fund Reserves
  • Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Custom-Tailored Management Packages for Smaller Associations

August 2012

  • Reserve Studies for CIDs
  • Results of Incomplete Reserve Analyses
  • Caring for Trees
  • Consequences of Employee Misclassification
  • Board Service Is an Honor

September 2012

  • How Strong is your Reserve Fund?
  • The Three Important I’s
  • Enforcing Lease Restrictions
  • Trees

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

December 2012

  • Binding Arbitration vs. Jury Trial After Pinnacle
  • Reserve Studies – How Should This Tool Be Used?
  • Recall – Blessing or Curse?
  • When Is Private Property Towing Protected by Law?

January 2013

  • Top 5 Resolutions for 2013
  • How Can CC&Rs Control What I Do?
  • Fund Accounting vs. Equity Method
  • Holistic Land Stewardship

February 2013

  • Maintenance, Repair and Replacement Matrix
  • Winter Thoughts for Spring
  • Assigning Responsibility for Maintenance and Repair
  • Making Ends Meet: Fiduciary Duty on a Limited Budget