Condo Owners: Beware of the HOA
April 9, 2015
Hosted by Francie Koehler, CPI, CCDI
If you are a condominium owner or are anticipating buying a condo, you need to be aware of the reality of Homeowner Associations, often the scene of conflict and graft. Frequently unregulated, these associations are primarily composed of unpaid volunteers who live in the complex or community and are responsible for the management, operation, and financial well-being of the property. Unsuspecting buyers, dazzled by the purchase of their new home or property, often overlook this vital aspect of their acquisition. Managed correctly, however, a HOA can significantly add financial value and can enhance the aesthetics and ambiance of a place. Noted private investigator, Olivia Robinson, will offer her experiences and practical advice for current or prospective condo owners.
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Francie Koehler, CPI, CCDI
Francie Koehler’s career as a licensed private investigator includes cases that have sparked media projects. "Unsolved Mysteries" portrayed one of her missing person cases. British author Val McDermid featured her capital case in "A Suitable Job for A Woman" and true crime writer Ann Rule chronicled a case she investigated involving a missing nightclub owner entitled "In The Name Of Love." Francie drew on her investigative and retail experience to create the 3-part video, "Loss Prevention - The Big Picture." International results included an invitation to Moscow, where she spoke to Russian nationals interested in privatization. Francie is the former two-term president of both the National Council of Investigation & Security Services (NCISS) and the California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI). Awarded by each organization for her work, she serves as Legislative Chair for both and regularly testifies before the California State Legislature regarding bills of concern to PI’s. Francie has been recognized by her state regulatory agency for outstanding service to her profession. In addition, she holds memberships in the Council for International Investigators, National Association of Legal Investigators, World Association of Detectives, and California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. Francie also works with the Innocence Project and holds certifications as a Conflict Mediator, Legal Investigator, Professional Investigator and Criminal Defense Investigator.