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Be Ready For All Seasons With Strategic Planning

Improve Operations, Increase Property Values and Strengthen Community Engagement BY JOHN F. BAUMGARDNER, ESQ. – CHAPMAN & INTRIERI, LLP A community’s character and property values can be directly related to the maintenance of an association’s common areas. Community upkeep can also impact an association’s membership level of satisfaction, either positively or negatively. To safeguard an … Continue reading “Be Ready For All Seasons With Strategic Planning”

ARBITRATOR DISMISSES $5 MILLION CONSTRUCTION DEFECT CLAIM FOR HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION’S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH DEVELOPER’S ‘POISON PILL’ ANTI-DEFECT LITIGATION PROVISION IN CC&Rs

There is an increasing trend by Developers, in an effort to avoid responsibility for construction defects, to insert provisions in the original Association governing documents which they draft that make it exceedingly difficult to pursue such claims against them.  The significant harm of these ‘poison pill’ provisions was highlighted in the recent California Appellate Court … Continue reading “ARBITRATOR DISMISSES $5 MILLION CONSTRUCTION DEFECT CLAIM FOR HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION’S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH DEVELOPER’S ‘POISON PILL’ ANTI-DEFECT LITIGATION PROVISION IN CC&Rs”