Condo-HOA Blog - Board Member
What's Your Authority?
I was reminded this week of a common pitfall: Don't choose your authority to fit the argument you're trying to make at the time. read more
I recently read an article published by U.S. News & World Report titled, How to Win a Fight With your Condo Association - Without Going Broke by Teresa Mears. The article includes some solid guidance. A more accurate but less flashy title might have been - How to influence Association Policy - Without a Fight. read more
The Business Judgment Rule
Community Association board members frequently ask, "What is the standard we're held to when we vote and make decisions?" The standard of conduct in Oregon and Washington is colloquially known as the "Business Judgment Rule." Application of the Business Judgment Rule comes into play in nearly all board decision making from deciding how far to pursue a collections matter to selecting a contractor for multimillion dollar repairs to raising or lowering monthly assessments. read more
WSCAI's CA Day!
WSCAI's CA Day is coming up on September 24! Please come see Dave Silver and Alexis Ducich speak about how to turn defensible enforcement matters into indefensible collections actions, or join Dan Zimberoff and others to learn about unit water events and how to handle them. Barker Martin attorneys will be at the booth all day. We look forward to seeing you! read more
Bringing Our 'A' Game...
CAVL problem solving strategy. read more