• 29 minutes

HOAs, Condos and Developers in Representative States and Under Federal Law


Review suggested considerations for the association at transition.

Association responsibilities, powers and participants are usually set out in the declaration, but may also be in the articles and bylaws depending on state requirements. This can include rights of ownership and easements, membership voting rights, use restrictions, and limitations on partition and severance to name a few. The duty of the developer, at the time of transition, includes providing copies of all relevant documents to the association. Watch this video for additional details on these items and more suggested developer activities at transition.

Runtime: 28 minutes



Marc H. Goldsmith

Marc H. Goldsmith

The Law Offices of Marc H. Goldsmith

  • Counsel with McGuireWoods LLP’s Los Angeles, CA office
  • Practice focuses on commercial leasing and commercial real property purchase and sale transactions, as well as condominium law
  • Responsible for negotiating, drafting and reviewing various real estate contracts for retail, office and industrial uses, including leases, purchase/sale agreements, easements, licenses, deeds of trust, subordination agreements, and amendments
  • On behalf of national retailers, he has negotiated and closed many retail lease transactions for stores of all sizes
  • Handled hundreds of leases, licenses and easements for telecommunications sites throughout the western United States
  • Serves as general corporate counsel to numerous nonprofit homeowners associations, business and mixed-use condominium associations, timeshare associations, and for profit entities
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
Heather Nixon Stevenson

Heather Nixon Stevenson

McGuireWoods LLP

  • Counsel in the Richmond office of McGuireWoods LLP
  • Substantial experience advising clients about and preparing covenants and restrictions for large-scale residential, commercial, and mixed-use developments; documents to establish and operate homeowners associations; and condominium project documents
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of environmental law
  • Frequently advises clients interested in incorporating green practices into their projects to use their covenants and restrictions to hard wire the green practices into the community
  • Past chair of the Environmental Law Sections of the Virginia State Bar and the Richmond Bar Association
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]

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