Carolina Common Elements

North Carolina and South Carolina Homeowners' Association Law

Horack Talley, founded in 1932, is located in uptown Charlotte. The firm provides legal services to clients in North Carolina, South Carolina and beyond. Its practice areas include corporate law, community association law, family law, litigation, real estate law and personal wealth services.

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Developer Giving Homeowners the “Cold Shoulder”?

By Mike Hunter | May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Q: I live in an HOA-governed community in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, that is still under the developer’s control. It’s…

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What’s the difference between a proxy and a ballot?

By Mike Hunter | April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Q:  I am on the board of directors for my homeowners’ association, and our annual meeting is coming up. There…

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Podcast update

By Offit Kurman | February 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Podcast update

The podcast that I recently appeared on has dropped.  Click on the link below to hear a little about myself…

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In Defense of HOAs

By Mike Hunter | February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

This column was written by my colleague Donna Dimaggio Berger. Donna is a Shareholder in the Florida law firm of…

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Podcast

By Offit Kurman | January 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Podcast

I had the pleasure of being on the Brand Builders podcast this week by The Dunstan Group.  The podcast, featuring…

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GOING OUT ON A LIMB

By Mike Hunter | January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

This column was written by my law partner, Bill Hamel. Q:  My neighbor’s trees and overhanging limbs are shading out…

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BUDGET RATIFICATION

By Mike Hunter | November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Q: My homeowners’ association (“HOA”) board presented members an outdated budget for us to ratify for the current year. How…

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GOLF CART CRUISIN’ ON PUBLIC ROADS – 2017 UPDATE

By Mike Hunter | October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week’s column was written by my law partner, Bill Hamel. A few years ago I wrote an article titled…

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Dealing with a Difficult Developer

By Mike Hunter | October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Q:  The developer of our community is refusing to turn over control of our homeowners’ association (HOA) to the homeowners…

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CAI-NC Community Law Day

By Offit Kurman | September 6, 2017 | Comments Off on CAI-NC Community Law Day

The eighth annual CAI-NC Community Law Day will be held later this month in Charlotte. It is a wonderful educational…

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Community Associations Institute Presents “Community Law Day” Workshop for HOA Board Members – Saturday, September 16, 8AM-2PM

By Mike Hunter | August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

This 8th annual workshop helps community association board members from across NC to enact best practices and more fully understand…

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North Carolina Community Association Legislative Wrap-Up – July 2017

By Mike Hunter | August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of my colleague, Greensboro attorney Jim Slaughter of Black, Slaughter, Black, following is a summary of the status of…

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What’s the difference between HOA officers and directors?

By Mike Hunter | July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Q:  The developer of our community has sold all of the lots and turned control of the homeowners’ association (“HOA”)…

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Can an HOA collect after a mortgage foreclosure?

By Mike Hunter | July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Q:  When there are past-due HOA assessments for a property, and a mortgage lender forecloses on the property and takes…

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Can HOA board members be required to sign a Code of Conduct?

By Mike Hunter | June 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

Q:  Our HOA board has developed a code of conduct policy for board members. It specifically states that board members…

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