As a community association manager you may start to see selling owners requesting additional documents as part of their upcoming closing on their unit.  This is because the Colorado Real Estate Commission approved a new Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (Residential) effective January 1, 2019 (“Buy Sell Contract”).  The new Buy Sell ContractGo to Article

Currently, C.R.S. §38-33.3-106.5(i) of the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act prevents community associations from prohibiting the use of xeriscaping on an owner’s property. While an association can still adopt design or aesthetic guidelines that regulate the type, number, and placement of drought-tolerant plantings and hardscapes, it cannot absolutely ban the use of xeriscaping on theGo to Article