Finding Solutions to HOA Challenges

Rey Post | - July 23, 2015

All Things Real Estate

Sotheby's International Realty's weekly radio show features host Rey Post and a variety of special guests offering the best news, information and commentary regarding every aspect of today's real estate market.
This Sunday—in the first hour of the show—join guest co-hosts from Westgate Properties, LLC, Tom Simon, Managing Broker, and Bonnie Davis, Professional Community Association Manager, and their guests, for a discussion of finding solutions to a variety of homeowner association challenges.
In his weekly mortgage tip segment, Ron Blessey (NMLS #214672)—Senior Loan Officer with Homeowners Financial Group, an Equal Housing Lender (NMLS #93718)—will offer his thoughts on how a lender addresses homeowner association (HOA) challenges that may impact a buyer’s purchase of a home in one of these communities.
Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association (SFAHBA) Executive Officer Kim Shanahan will offer some perspective on HOA construction defect challenges and also update the audience on planning efforts for the famous “Parade of Homes” tour that the SFAHBA will be hosting in Santa Fe in mid-August. This public event features some of the most extraordinary, newly constructed residential properties offered by local home builders. The “Parade” attracts consumers from all over the region for tours of these fine homes. On August 16 and 23, Rey Post will host “All Things Real Estate” two-hour remote broadcasts from select special properties offered in the “Parade,” featuring commentary from a variety of real estate related professionals. Information on how to participate in the “Parade” tour of homes can be found at:
Master Builder Kevin Skelly of KM Skelly, Inc. will also provide commentary during Sunday’s show on some of the issues that are special to an HOA community. Kevin will also provide counsel the audience on home construction and remodeling issues and also speak to some of the current property construction projects that he and his company are currently pursuing.
In the first hour's "Open House of the Week" segment, Tom and Bonnie will interview Rey Post’s Sotheby’s International Realty associate broker colleague Alan Vorenberg regarding the features of 1417 Galisteo Street, a superb residence in a well-located half-acre lot with easy access to all Santa Fe amenities. Information on the home can be obtained under the “Featured Property” section of
In the second hour of the program, Tom Simon and Bonnie Davis of Westgate Properties, LLC will lead a discussion with her guests on a variety of homeowner association issues, including the management of reserve studies and construction defects.
In addition, Javier Delgado of Carpenter, Hazlewood, Delgado, Bolen will offer his monthly legal perspective, including commentary on a variety of homeowner association challenges. Vincent Marciano of the ADV Insurance Agency—specializing in community association insurance needs—will offer his monthly insurance tip. And Sean Gabriel, Principal with locally owned and operated Proscape Landscape Management, will offer his landscape tip of the month
As always, listener email questions and comments are welcome during the broadcast.
Join in the conversation by calling Rey with your own questions or comments at 505.989.8900 
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