LEGAL UPDATE LUNCH SEMINAR
MEDIATE MANAGEMENT CO.
Date: Wednesday, 10:30a.m. June 14, 2017
Presented by: Goldman & Pease LLC
- APARTMENT OR CONDOMINIUM SHARING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AIRBNB
- What are the security risks, nuisances, and property damage that result from engaging an Airbnb rental?
- What are the best practices for avoiding problems that neighbors and property managers frequently encounter when tenants or condo unit owners use Airbnb.com?
- LIMITING THE OWNER / INVESTOR RATIO IN CONDOMINIUMS
- When is it possible to implement owner occupancy requirements for a condominium?
- What changes must be made to the Declaration of Trust or By-laws and how is this done?
- Can a lottery system be used to assign rental opportunities to a select number of unit owners?
- How can a Hardship Exception be used to build flexibility into the rule?
- Is it possible to collect fines from unit owners who rent their units in violation of the rule?
- LITIGATION AGAINST DEVELOPERS FOR MOLD AND DEFECTIVE CONSTRUCTION
- Can a condominium association file suit against the developer and/or architect of the condominium upon discovering mold or construction defects?
- What is the Statute of Repose and how does it limit the time for initiating litigation against a developer?
- What is the difference between an implied warranty and an express warranty and how is each handled under the statute of repose?
- DUTY OF PROPERTY OWNERS TO PREVENT HARM TO OTHERS
- What hazards must a property manager warn tenants or their guests about to avoid liability?
- How to deal with a neighboring property owner’s tree branches extending over your property?
- MANAGER LIABILITY
- Timely collect condominium fees from Trustees:
- Trustees fall behind
- Complete condominium questionnaire:
- Litigation, budget assessments
- Failure to fix broken railing or to make other necessary repairs:
- Contract dispute:
- Contract with property manager, not condominium
- Property manager sued
- Best practices: contracts clearly state “condo, mgr for”
- Debt Collection Violation of Collection Statute