Meet Tommy Cummings: This Writer Brings a Fresh Perspective to Suburb Sunday

By Tommy Cummings / September 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

What makes me qualified to keep you informed about your communities in our weekly feature, Suburb Sunday? I’m one of you. I’ve rented and owned homes in Dallas and Tarrant counties for 26 years. I have a mortgage, labored through refinance paperwork, grumbled about HOAs. I’ve tried to keep my lawn from burning to a […]

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Preston Tower Sued Again: Resident Calls HOA “Fortress” Blocking Communication

By Jon Anderson / June 18, 2020 / 5 Comments

The headline could have easily said “again and again” as there are two similar suits a year apart. In December 2018, Preston Tower resident Leonard Wennmohs sued Preston Tower’s HOA and management company Intercity Investments (ICI). He claimed that when he was Treasurer from 2015-2017, financial ledgers, updated monthly, had been made available to residents. […]

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HOAs Cannot Prevent Political Signs, But They Can Regulate Them

By Brandi Addison / February 20, 2020 / 5 Comments

During any election, it isn’t abnormal to see residential neighborhoods lined with signs of each resident’s preferred candidate or ballot measure — some houses with dozens in their front yard.

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Trio of Edgemere on the Parkway Owners Sue Sellers, HOA, and Managing Agent ICI

By Jon Anderson / January 24, 2017 / 2 Comments

Just last month we reported on a lawsuit involving Preston Tower and now it’s been uncovered that another Pink Wall condominium is reeling from at least three lawsuits filed by recent buyers against their HOA, the prior owners, and managing agent Intercity Investments (also named in the Preston Tower suit and a third that was […]

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Texas Condo Laws: TUCAn or TUCAn’t? Jon Anderson Breaks Down Condo Association Laws

By Jon Anderson / April 3, 2015 / 20 Comments

Let me caveat this by saying that, unlike a woman discussed in last week’s post,  I’m not a lawyer nor do I play one on TV. That said, I can read. Texas condominium associations formed after January 1, 1994 are governed by the Texas Uniform Condominium Act (TUCA) which falls under Chapter 82 of the […]

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Have a Highrise Story? Share with Jon!

By Jon Anderson / March 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

We at CandysDirt.com have been set atingle by the comments readers have posted in public and (scandalously!) in private. First of all, I wish to thank all of my readers. This is the first time I’ve had fans that haven’t been attached to the ceiling! Share the HOA Luvin’ To expand the theme, we’ve created […]

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