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Costly Discrimination and Safety Issues (Condo Insider)

Like what you see? Please give generously. http://www.thinktechhawaii.com Discrimination and Safety Issues. Situation in the industry that put HOA’s/AOAO’s and landlords at risk legally and financially related to discrimination and not dealing with potential safety issues. The host for this episode is Krista L. Stadler. The guest for this episode is Porter DeVries. ThinkTech Hawaii […]

Pitfalls of Non Permitted Renovations (Condo Insider)

Like what you see? Please give generously. http://www.thinktechhawaii.com Repercussions for not permitting work done on your condo. I) Changes in Permitting – Condos now considered Commercial Buildings. II) Non-Permitted Work has become Pervasive. III) Today Non-Permitted Work is Classed as Non-Compliant. IV) Effect on Re-sale and Ability to obtain insurance. V) Bill #56 – New […]

Boards behaving badly (Condo Insider)

Like what you see? Please give generously. http://www.thinktechhawaii.com The good, the bad, and the ugly. Examples of the consequences of bad behavior when on the Board of Directors. The host for this episode is Cheryl Franklin. The guests for this episode are Kapono Kiakona and Krista L. Stadler. ThinkTech Hawaii streams live on the Internet […]

Association Legal Issues (Condo Insider)

Like what you see? Please give generously. http://www.thinktechhawaii.com Legal best practices for unavoidable lawsuits. I. Construction Defects II. Special Assessments – Timeline for Construction Defects. III. Service Contracts IV. Outdated House Rules V. Selective Reinforcement. The host for this episode is Cheryl Franklin. The guests for this episode are Porter DeVries and Krista L. Stadler. […]

Association Records (Condo Insider)

Like what you see? Please give generously. http://www.thinktechhawaii.com What you can get and how to get it. HRS 514B-154 described documents, i.e., financial statements, meeting minutes, general ledgers, etc., that the AOAO has to provide owners upon request within 30 days of request. Procedure for getting documents. Free or payment of reasonable costs. What to […]

Arbitration vs Mediation (Condo Insider)

Like what you see? Please give generously. http://www.thinktechhawaii.com Alternatives to lawsuits to resolve disputes. We will define the difference between arbitration and mediation. The benefit of using either system to resolve conflicts and avoid lawsuits. We will outline the added benefits including cost savings when utilizing these industry services. The host for this episode is […]

Pets in Condos (Condo Insider)

Like what you see? Please give generously. http://www.thinktechhawaii.com Condo Issues in trying to comply with Fair Housing Laws. Condominiums have a right to bar pets from the building and this should be respected by owners (and their realtors), and tenants. At the same time, federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination of disabled persons who have […]
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