Articles and Publications

Articles and other published works authored by members of Goldschmidt|Shupe

  • Can You Open Your Community Pool Yet?

    By Carolyn B. Goldschmidt, Esq. May 26, 2020 As Mike Shupe reported in his communication on May 18, 2020, the Pima County Board of Supervisors issued a Proclamation that would…

    By : G|S Admin

  • Pima County’s COVID-19 Measures for Community Pools

    By Michael S. Shupe May 18, 2020 As you all are probably now aware, Governor Ducey’s amended “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected Order” expired last week. As a result,…

    By : G|S Admin

  • Community Pool Facilities and COVID-19

    By Carolyn B. Goldschmidt May 7, 2020 Greetings from all of us at Goldschmidt|Shupe as global attempts to contain and limit the COVID-19 virus have changed most facets of our…

    By : G|S Admin

  • Arizona HOA Legislative Update 2019

    For a printable PDF version of this article, click here. This year’s Arizona legislative session adjourned on May 28, 2019. The general effective date for new laws is August 27, 2019.…

    By : G|S Admin

  • Is Your HOA in Volunteer Crisis?

    As the Fall season starts, we are looking forward to annual meetings and elections of boards of directors. Many HOA boards face the grim reality that there are not enough owner…

    By : Carolyn B. Goldschmidt

  • Lien Foreclosure: The Problem of Title Insurance

    Lien foreclosure, for many homeowners associations, is a measure of last resort to collect severely delinquent association dues or assessments. It is the process by which a homeowners association can file…

    By : Michael S. Shupe

  • Reverse Mortgages and Delinquent HOA Assessments

    Reverse mortgages are a fairly new financing tool for homeowners. In FHA terms, reverse mortgages are Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM). Owners of single-family homes, 2-4 unit properties, post-1976 manufactured homes, condominiums,…

    By : Carolyn B. Goldschmidt

  • Buyer Be Wary

    The typical home buyer is very focused on the details of the particular home, townhome or condominium he or she is buying. Since most prospective homes are in a common interest…

    By : Carolyn B. Goldschmidt

  • New Arizona Legislation Affecting HOAs

    The 2014 Arizona Legislative Session (51st Legislature, First Regular Session) adjourned and left us with seven bills pertaining to planned communities and condominiums that were signed into law by the…

    By : Carolyn B. Goldschmidt

  • Communicating with Your Insurance Carrier When a Claim Arises

    A couple of months ago I offered some  tips and techniques to anticipate, defuse, and resolve common complaints and disputes that may arise in your community, before frustration turns to…

    By : Michael S. Shupe