AHN Staff

Reserve Studies

What are reserves, and why do associations need to have them? In order to answer these questions, and provide other important details on this topic, we spoke with John P. Poehlmann, RS, a principal from the Milwaukee, Wisconsin office of Reserve Advisors, Inc., a company specializing in reserve studies, serving clients in all 50 states …

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What is a transition? What is a transition? Guerra explained, “In Michigan, in the condominium sense again, the Condominium Act talks about the ‘transitional control date,’ and it is the date on which the management and the administration of the condominium is transferred from a board of directors controlled by the developer to a board …

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Construction Defects

What is a construction defect and what should an association do if they discover they have one? A construction defect is a condition existing due to an error made during construction. For an association to remedy the defects while still pursuing damages from the developer, Michigan attorney Stephen Guerra recommended proceeding with the repairs and …

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