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What Records Must the Association Keep? For How Long?

The snow has finally melted. Flower beds are exploding with color. The sunny days aren’t quite so rare. The next item on your to-do list is “Clean boxes out of garage.” You take a deep breath and open the first box: association records. The second

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The Hellmuth & Johnson Homeowners Association practice group delivered our annual spring webinar on May 1st. VIEW HERE Topics for this 2 hour webinar include information about: – Running an Effective Board Meeting – Rules & Regulations – Time for Q&A Presenters include: – David

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Is your HOA in Compliance with Fair Housing Laws?

April is National Fair Housing Month. What a great time to review your association’s rules, policies and procedures to make sure you are in compliance with state and national fair housing laws, which prohibit discrimination in housing on the basis of a person’s membership in

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Short-Term Rental Restrictions Gaining Popularity in Minnesota

Over the past few years, short-term rentals – often vacation rentals through sites like,, and – have become extremely popular. For the short-term tenants, it’s an easy way to get lovely accommodations, generally in less-commercially-focused areas of a town or city. For

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WEBINAR REPLAY: Legal Issues for Real Estate Agents

WATCH HERE During this webinar, Real Estate agents will gain the knowledge and tools to better understand issues they might encounter with buyers or sellers to better serve their clients. Topics: – Title to real estate – Considerations when buying or selling property – Estate

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Snowbird Law: Keep Your Florida Property out of Probate

Snowbirds who own property in more than one state are sometimes surprised to learn that their heirs could be forced through probate in every state where their property is located. This causes unnecessary work and expense to loved ones who are already grieving. Fortunately, if

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