The Top Ten Reasons You Should Get More Involved in Your HOA While it is not mandatory to be a member of your HOA board or to attend every meeting your HOA board has, there
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Make the Most of Your HOA Amenities Some of the best benefits of living in an HOA community have to do with the amenities offered to members of the association. These benefits can make the
A Buyer’s Guide to HOAs Although HOAs are growing in popularity, many buyers are hesitant to join, fearful of the authoritarian reputation HOAs tend to have, and uneducated on what to expect when purchasing a
How to Avoid Common HOA Violations Enjoying the benefits of living in an HOA is a two-way street. You must abide by the association’s rules to make the most of your membership. There have been
Tips for Effective HOA Leadership Serving on your HOA’s board of directors can be a rewarding and challenging experience. HOA governments are unique in that board members are unpaid volunteers. Not surprisingly, this means that
Proactive HOA Budgeting Every year, the HOA board must approve an annual budget for the association. And, sometimes, because of too many busy weeks and complex personal schedules, the board may feel like they’re just
How to Create and Solicit an RFP Many community projects can become complicated quite quickly. Creating a request for proposal (RFP) can both help the HOA identify exactly what it wants from a project, as
HOA Financial Statement Requirements Among the many records that a homeowners association must keep, the financial statement is definitely an important one. Residents invest in the community through their fees and assessments, and they have
Why Board Training is Important HOA board members are valuable community volunteers with a very important job. As homeowners with various educational and employment backgrounds, it is critical that volunteer board members are trained and
Senior Housing Trends As Baby Boomers age, the demand for affordable senior housing continues to rise. No longer the biggest fad, independent living facilities are seeing a decline in popularity. Aging homeowners are looking for