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Dealing with Neighbor Disagreements in the HOA

Homeowners associations are made up of a lot of different personalities, so it should come as no surprise that not everyone will get along all the time. Neighbors aren’t always the best of friends, but that doesn’t mean they can’t live next door to one another in...

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Managing Snow Removal in HOA Communities

Cold weather has arrived, and that means increased chances of snow and ice for many locations. Just a slight drop in temperature can change light rain showers into a wintery mess. Having a plan in place before winter weather arrives can reduce stress and improve...

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What You Need to Know about HOA Special Assessments

Asking homeowners to unexpectedly pay more out of pocket is the last thing the HOA board wants to do, but it happens. Special assessments are not always able to be anticipated. An adequately funded reserve can help cover a lot of expenses, but these are for planned...

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How Differing Opinions Can Help the HOA Board

The HOA board is run by multiple people for a reason. Decisions should not be left to the sole discretion of a single leader. However, with several board members come several opinions on how things should be done. While this has the potential to cause tension, if...

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Homeowners

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family to gather together and reflect on everything they’re thankful for. It brings people from near and far to spend time with one another. But that can also makes for some chaotic times in the home as everyone prepares and...

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5 Things to Know About Executive Sessions

Generally speaking, HOA Board meetings are open for public attendance. In some situations, however, the HOA Board may need to discuss matters that are private, privileged, or sensitive in nature. In these scenarios, the Board may call an Executive Session, in which...

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4 Tips for Preparing for an Effective Annual Meeting

As the year slowly comes to a close, many HOAs hold their annual meeting in order prepare for the year ahead. The new budget is approved, board members are elected, and the activities of the past 12 months are recapped.  However, one of the challenges many...

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Drawbacks of Being a Self-Managed HOA

HOAs come in all shapes and sizes. Some oversee very large communities with hundreds of homes, while others are very small neighborhoods with just a handful of people. But no matter the size, it is critical that the HOA be in compliance with governing documents and...

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