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Developer Liable for Damages Caused by Pond Alterations

Newton‘s Crest Homeowners’ Association v. Camp, Nos. A10A1573, A10A1867, Ga. App. Ct., September 24, 2010

Developer Liability: Summary judgment was denied to a developer who altered a detention pond, causing increased runoff to damage adjoining property.

Donald and Brenda Camp purchased six acres of rural property in Gwinnett County, Ga., and later purchased another six acres of adjacent property. Hunter’s Pond subdivision lies on the north side of their property line, and was developed around a lake. Historically, excess storm water from the pond drained into the creek on the Camps’ property.

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Mediation isn’t as easy as clicking your heels, but it can be a magical way to resolve disputes

We’re Off to see the Wizard

by:Elizabeth A. Tippin

There’s no place like home!

There’s no place like home!

Unless, of course, your home is the source of an unresolved dispute. And condominium and homeowner associations, because of close living conditions, restrictions, and shared property, see disputes on a daily basis. A resident violates the rules by parking his boat in the community parking lot. Someone hangs laundry in their backyard or on balcony railings. Dogs hark, stereos blare, construction defects surface–a myriad of issues can create disputes. Special committees or board members can often resolve these conflicts. But when two sides cannot negotiate a solution, associations should turn to mediation. A mediator can quickly, efficiently, and cost effectively resolve a dispute, in a way that is lasting, educational, and productive. If Dorothy and the witch had consulted a mediator–and shared those red shoes–the witch might never have melted.

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Code of Ethics

Our Code of Ethics

At Community Association Management, we are focused on providing superior service with definitive results that ensure success and longevity for our communities.  That’s why we have adopted a code of ethics to ensure our success:

  • Comply with current bylaws, standards and practices as may be established from time to time...

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