Practice Pointer

Reserve Specialists and CAI Credentials

Much like knowing that your attorney or other business partner has earned the Educated Business Partner Distinction (Ashley Nichols of Cornerstone Law Firm, P.C. has!), you should also be asking whether your reserve specialist has earned CAI’s Reserve Specialist credential. Community associations rely on qualified reserve specialists […]

Drones, Drones, Everywhere – What Does Your Association Need to Know?

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in 2018, there were over one million registered consumer drones in the United States.  If you are like me, you may not have known that if you have an unmanned aircraft system (UAS or drone), you are now […]

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses!

If you’ve been in the business long enough (and long enough is a week), you’ve heard plenty of excuses!  Association members who pay their assessments late or not at all come up with some very interesting excuses.  Here are a few of the most common […]

Cover Your Bases: Do you have email addresses for owners in your communities? You may want to use them when collecting!

A North Carolina Court of Appeals court recently held that a homeowner, Ms. Ackah, that lost her home to a foreclosure by her association, did not have notice of said proceeding.  The lower court had also found that the notice was not sufficient and had […]