Donie Vanitzian (see her bio below), the preeminent consumer protection advocate, has written a fabulous book, published by Thompson-West. A must read for any owner, or prospective owner, of a condominium or a property which is governed by a homeowners association. Click here to order it directly from Thompson-West!
This guide is an annual pamphlet that discusses all aspects of subdivision and condominium law from a homeowner’s perspective, as well as from a homeowner’s association and developer’s perspective. It provides advice on what to avoid and what to look for when purchasing a common interest development, as well as guidance on mediation, arbitration, discovery, litigation and settlement of claims arising out of common interest developments. A one-of-a-kind book, it will be useful to any homeowner or attorney representing a homeowner of a common interest development, or an attorney representing a homeowner’s association or developer.