Scott Litman

6 Fire Safety Tips for Every HOA to Follow

6 Fire Safety Tips for Every HOA to Follow

With smoking, candles, fireplaces, and grills, fires are a constant concern for homeowners associations. Add to this the dry heat of summer and the wildfires that have been ravaging southern California this season, it’s more important than ever to instill Learn more
How to Handle Holiday Fireworks in Your HOA

How to Handle Holiday Fireworks in Your HOA

Celebrating our country’s freedom on July 4th should be an enjoyable time for all. Grilling out, watching fireworks, and decorating with patriotic items are all ways to have fun at this time of year. Each year millions of fireworks are Learn more
How to Address Pet Concerns in Your HOA

How to Address Pet Concerns in Your HOA

If your homeowners association allows pets, but with restrictions, you need a plan for dealing with those who don’t comply with your standards. Sometimes dogs bark too much, or make messes in public areas, or even injure other animals or Learn more
How to Bring Earthquake Preparation to Your Business

How to Bring Earthquake Preparation to Your Business

Ask yourself: if an earthquake struck hard today, would your inventory, operations, and employees be safe? Are you fully prepared for an earthquake of any magnitude to strike? If not, get earthquake ready immediately. The danger with earthquakes is that Learn more
Are You Insured Against Wildfires?

Are You Insured Against Wildfires?

If you live in an area prone to wildfires, it is especially crucial to protect your homeowners association against these catastrophically destructive events. Think about all of the recent wildfires that have struck California, from last winter’s Thomas fire to this Learn more
The Core Responsibilities of an HOA Board of Directors

The Core Responsibilities of an HOA Board of Directors

The homeowners association (HOA) brings continuity and order to a community, preserving the architectural integrity and maintaining common elements.  The association has responsibility for its common elements, management and operation of the association’s business affairs. Members of the board of directors Learn more