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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 Outdated House Rules V. Selective Reinforcement.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 […]

Condo Homeowner Insurance 101 (Condo Insider)

Like what you see? Please give generously. http://www.thinktechhawaii.com What to know when buying Condo Insurance. A discussion of the various aspects to consider when purchasing Condo Homeowners Insurance as it pertains to 2nd home, investment purposes, live in. Coverages differences to consider to maximize protection.The host for this episode is Cheryl Franklin. The guests for […]

How Condo Disputes can Increase your Maintenance Fees (Condo Insider)

Like what you see? Please give generously. http://www.thinktechhawaii.com What to do about rising insurance Premiums. Any increase in Association expenses results in increased maintenance fees to the owners. Unresolved condo disputes become lawsuits and lawsuits result in increased costs to the Association, which are passed on to the owners in the form of increased maintenance […]
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