Question: We own a rental home in Chandler. We recently received a notice from the HOA that our rental home needed to be re-painted. When we contacted our next-door neighbor to see if the HOA had ordered him to re-paint his home, our next-door neighbor said that he had received the same notice. He also…

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Question: In a recent column you said that real estate brokers, just like doctors and lawyers, cannot require a client to waive in advance a negligence claim against their real estate broker. I am a real estate lawyer and I disagree with you. The Arizona Court of Appeals has approved a limitation in a surveyor’s…

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Question: We have CC&Rs for our community of 123 homes in North Phoenix. In the last 2 years, several of the homes in our community have been sold to short-term rental owners (“STRs”). These STRs have become nightmares with parking problems, loud parties, etc. Any amendments to our CC&Rs require approval by 51% of the…

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