LANCE ON HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATIONS


Even hardy Minnesotans can get tired of winter. Consider your dog, though – there must be ways to let it enjoy the winter, right? Here are some options to consider.   Indoor Play Areas Depending on which side of the Twin Cities you live, there are places to take your dog for indoor fun. Stone[…]

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As Minnesotans, we are known for embracing winter. There are numerous activities you can do to enjoy our winter wonderland. In addition to this special year when we are hosting the Super Bowl, there are numerous options to enjoy the cold part of the year – both outside and inside.   Some outdoor activities to[…]

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If you love snow, Erie, Pa., was the place to be this week. Record busting lake-effect snow dumped more than five feet of snow in about 60 hours.   While the maximum single storm snowfall in Minnesota was 46.5 inches — in January 1994 — and our snowfall has been minimal this season, Minnesotans nonetheless[…]

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In a townhome or condo association, the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (CC&Rs, or “Declaration”) typically is initially created by the developer of the association.   As the association evolves, though, it may be time to look at updating the CC&Rs. Perhaps a law has changed, or the way that people in the association[…]

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Living in a townhome or condo provides another level of community involvement beyond living in a single-family home.   There are many different opportunities to volunteer as a leader in your association. The most prominent role is as the president of the board of directors, the governing body responsible for the management of the association.[…]

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