Scott Litman

What Not to Do During (and After) an Earthquake

What Not to Do During (and After) an Earthquake

It is common to be unsure of what to do during and after an earthquake. After all, earthquakes strike with little to no warning, and it’s easy to be startled or overwhelmed by the shaking. However, earthquakes can be very Learn more
How to Run an Effective HOA Board Meeting

How to Run an Effective HOA Board Meeting

It’s an unfortunate truth that many board members dread meetings. Some meetings drag on and on, feel like a waste of time with zero accomplished, or are too exhausting because individuals just keep arguing with each other. However, eliminating meetings Learn more
Who Can You Turn to After the Catastrophe?

Who Can You Turn to After the Catastrophe?

With the high number of catastrophes last year (and this year’s hurricane season quickly approaching), many people are thinking about what they would do if they were struck by a disaster. Some look to their insurance carriers to address their Learn more
Farmers Insurance Covers Montecito Shores HOA After Montecito Mudslide

Farmers Insurance Covers Montecito Shores HOA After Montecito Mudslide

When the hills above Montecito Shores HOA were devastated by the Thomas Fire in late 2017, residents were relieved to be spared from the flames. However, when heavy storms pounded the area just a few weeks later, the ocean-adjacent community was Learn more
5 Reasons Your HOA Might Get Sued

5 Reasons Your HOA Might Get Sued

HOA living offers a myriad of great benefits to residents and prospective residents. However, residents also invest a significant amount of money into their HOA in order to take advantage of those benefits, and residents are also made to abide Learn more
How to Prepare Your HOA for Emergencies

How to Prepare Your HOA for Emergencies

Disasters, whether manmade or natural, often occur without any warning, and can happen at any time, day or night. When a disaster does occur, sometimes the damage to the community is minimal, and other times it can be devastating. Regardless, Learn more