LANCE ON HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATIONS


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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While townhome and condominium residents fortunately don’t have to deal with plowing snow (a perk of living in an association!), there still are some suggestions for preparing for winter.   Since the snow will stay in the Twin Cities before we know it, here are some friendly reminders to get ready for winter:   Bring[…]

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As senior living communities evolve, so do their amenities. At Nokomis Square Cooperative, a facility managed by Omega Property Management, the Design Enhancements Committee turned to a time-tested attraction with a unique approach – art.   The community worked with Metro Interiors to create an art gallery in the residential hallways. The committee and Metro[…]

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As recent temperatures have been in the 70s, it seems that summer is having one last burst.   With that in mind, we look at a unique property we manage in Eden Prairie that has grass roof – or green roof – sheds.   Now, there are some twists when it comes to maintaining a[…]

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