Cyber Security and Your HOA, Part Three: Your 4-Step Action Plan
Posted on Friday October 27, 2017
Technology has come a long way over the past decade. Mobile devices now let you pay credit card bills, order takeout, make doctor’s appointments and store personal information in “the cloud” with the touch of a button or a tap on your phone. Nevada homeowners associations are utilizing the latest digital technologies in a big way.
What the New Marijuana Law Could Mean for Your HOA
Posted on Friday September 01, 2017
As of January 1, 2018, marijuana sale for recreational use will be legal in Nevada. And with the “early start” program that went into effect on July 1, 2017. What, exactly, does the new law mean for your HOA?
Cyber Security and Your HOA, Part Two: The Board’s Role in Data Safety
Posted on Tuesday July 18, 2017
Be honest: As a board member for your homeowners association (HOA), how much do you think about cyber security? More and more, hackers are targeting small businesses – and remember, your HOA is a small business. In part two of this three-part series, we offer tips that your board should take to keep your community safe from hackers.
Specialized Training Benefits Board Members and the Communities They Serve
Posted on Wednesday February 08, 2017
No humidity and no personal income tax – just two of the many reasons people continue to flock to Nevada to raise families, retire or simply enjoy its unique blend of desert and metropolitan lifestyles.
But as many residents of Nevada’s HOA and condo communities have discovered, there is another important thing you won't find in the Silver State: requirements for training or education for community board members, to ensure that they understand and can fulfill their association duties. In some cases, that can affect residents’ quality of life.
Seven Things You Need to Know About High-Rise Insurance
Posted on Wednesday November 09, 2016
There are many reasons that Nevadans choose to live in high-rise buildings. Perhaps for you, it’s the concierge services and great security. Or maybe you especially enjoy all the amenities. Just as high-rises offer residents a unique lifestyle, they also present unique insurance requirements for both associations and individual unit owners.
Squatter Laws: Getting Rid of Uninvited "Guests"
Posted on Tuesday November 01, 2016
While some surprises (birthday parties, a promotion or a new puppy) are good, many surprises such as a flat tire or an IRS audit are not. One particularly nasty surprise is finding out that someone has broken into your vacant property and moved in. Thankfully, during the last legislative session, new laws were passed to deal with “squatters” which allow you to (relatively) quickly and legally remove squatters from your property.
Six Steps to Fill a Vacancy on Your HOA Board
Posted on Monday October 10, 2016
The sudden departure of one of your board members is never an ideal situation for your homeowners’ association (HOA). It could affect productivity, create confusion and it can worry residents. But sometimes, your HOA simply can’t avoid it.