Question: Our real estate brokerage firm in Phoenix leases a small office building. Our lease is up at the end of July of this year, and I have been negotiating with the landlord for a one-year extension. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, however, I am questioning whether I should sign a one-year extension. In fact,…

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New Arizona Homeowners Association Laws   In the Arizona legislative session for 2016 the legislature enacted many new Arizona homeowners association (“HOA”) laws that may affect your HOA. Most new HOA laws will go into effect on August 6, 2016. Notice of violation written response deadlines extended A.R.S. § 33-1242 concerning condominium units and A.R.S. §…

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Condominium Open House Rules in Arizona   Signs: Under Arizona law, an HOA connot prohibit or regulate temporary open house signs.  The only requirements are that the temporary open house signs be industry standard size, and owned or used by the seller or the seller’s agent.  Also, an HOA is permitted to prohibit open house…

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