What Do I Need to Know About a Conversion Condominium Under the Michigan Condominium Act?

What Do I Need to Know About a Conversion Condominium Under the Michigan Condominium Act?

Matthew W. Heron, Esq. Cummings, McClorey, Davis & Acho, PLC  Introduction Michigan law allows the creation of a condominium project under terms and conditions set forth in the Michigan Condominium Act, Act 59 of 1978, MCL 559.101, et seq. (the “Act”).  For the...
ALLEGAN COUNTY TRIAL COURT RULES THAT SHORT-TERM VACATION RENTALS VIOLATE DEED RESTRICTIONS

ALLEGAN COUNTY TRIAL COURT RULES THAT SHORT-TERM VACATION RENTALS VIOLATE DEED RESTRICTIONS

As mentioned in our previous blog article, technological advancements have increased the ability of individuals to do short-term leasing, as opposed to the traditional long term, six month or greater, leasing arrangement, in particular looking at the new phenomenon of...
Hoverboards: Addressing Their Risks for Condominium and Homeowner Associations

Hoverboards: Addressing Their Risks for Condominium and Homeowner Associations

Introduction Two-wheeled personal mobility devices, or hoverboards, were the ubiquitous holiday gift in 2015.  Small, new and exciting, these contraptions quickly shot to the top of the wish list for many individuals, even those not technologically savvy.  Once the...
The Role and Importance of the Reserve Study in Determining an Appropriate Reserve Fund

The Role and Importance of the Reserve Study in Determining an Appropriate Reserve Fund

Matthew W. Heron, Esq. Introduction A well-run condominium can be thought of as having two components: (1) physical assets, which are the buildings, structures, and grounds on which the condominium is located; and (2) financial assets, which are the funds necessary to...