Real Estate Q & A: Can an HOA prohibit a short-term vacation rental?

Adam D. Martinez | Chairman of Real Estate Litigation Department Question:  I am in the process of purchasing a vacation home in Scottsdale, Arizona. When I am not personally using it, I plan to offer it as a short-term vacation rental. I just received the CC&Rs from the title company and one provision causes me concern. It says that the …

Builder exempt from CC&R requirement after association employee approves plans

By Adam D. Martinez, Esq. | Chairman of Real Estate Litigation Department Question:  My company builds custom homes throughout the Valley and is finishing the construction of a custom home on a lot in the Fountain Hills area. The lot is subject to Conditions Covenants and Restrictions (CC&Rs) which required us to obtain approval from the association. Recently, we went back to …

Adam Martinez, Rose Law Group Real Estate Litigation Department Chairman, answers the question, are property owners responsible for changes that result in flooding?

Adam D. Martinez | Chairman of Real Estate Litigation Department Question:  For years we have owned a beautiful ranch style property in North Phoenix. The homes in our neighborhood have large irrigated lots. Recently, my neighbor behind us built an addition to the back of her home and a large outside entertaining area. Ever since she completed the additions, her …