What is an ACC, and What Do They Do? In any successful HOA, it’s important that architectural changes adhere to the standards and aesthetics of the community. In a smaller association, this responsibility is often
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Preventing HOA Selective Enforcement It’s no secret that along with the perks of HOA membership, homeowners are subject to rules and regulations that they are required to follow. It is the board’s responsibility to enforce
Legal Rights of HOA Homeowners Living in an HOA has many benefits, but also requires homeowners to abide by certain rules, guidelines, and expectations. The HOA has the authority to enforce the rules, and it’s
Moving Out of Your HOA Along with the many benefits, there is typically a long list of responsibilities attached to living in a homeowners association. This is often a high priority for buyers to
How to Be Heard at Your HOA Meeting Homeowners’ associations are businesses, so their board meetings should be considered as business meetings and run accordingly. However, many states have no statutory requirements that certain parliamentary
What to Know Before Renovating Your Home Performing home renovations is a great way to improve your home and add a personal touch to your living space. However, when you live in a home that
When to Use Legal Counsel for an HOA When people think of obtaining legal advice, a specific image often appears you sitting across from a cigar-chomping man in an expensive suit. However, competent, ethical legal
Being a board member involves handling finances and enforcing governing documents, but it's also so much more! Board members are tasked with building a sense of community in their association, and what better way to
HOA Deed Restrictions Much of the appeal of living in an HOA community comes from the unified, consistent, and pleasant atmosphere maintained by the homeowners’ association. However, sometimes the very rules benefitting you can also
HOA Trends for 2021 To say that 2020 was unpredictable would be an understatement. Businesses around the world were forced adapt to difficult situations and challenging restrictions. HOAs were no exception: COVID-19 brought unforeseen policy