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Our Homeowners Association (HOA), Rancho Viejo South (RVS) in Santa Fe, NM, was formed under the Nonprofit Corporation Act of New Mexico around 2003. We have just under 600 homes in our HOA with a budget of about $700 k. We have a history of obtaining a Financial Audit every 2 or 3 years, and we intend to continue that. However, as a member of the RVS Finance Committee, I have often wondered what frequency of audits is required (if any) by the state of New Mexico. I am under the impression that there are no requirements. Is this correct?
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Real Estate Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 5 months ago

There are no requirements here under New Mexico law.Every two years is a good standard practice.All the statutory requirements deal with making them public .

Reference see the requirements for financial records and requests.

http://www.nmprc.state.nm.us/consumer-relations/docs/Homeowner%20Association%20Act.pdf

I appreciate the chance to help you tonight.Thanks again.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
It is difficult to prove a negative when it comes to the law. Saying that one can't find the answer is not as strong as finding someone who can give a difinitive answer. Thanks for your help.Paul
Real Estate Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 5 months ago

There is no legal requirement for every two years it is considered a standard practice for HOAS to do it every two years, it protects the board and president and really the members.

Thanks again and thanks for rating 5 stars.

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