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Understanding Roles: The Board vs. Management Company in HOAs

HOA Board Governance: Roles, Responsibilities, and Ethics

Managing Delinquent Board Members: Strategies for HOA Leadership

Can't Afford a Full-Time HOA Manager? Consulting Services Can Help

Enhancing Community Management: ECHO and Hignell HOA Join Forces

Can HOA Fees Be Claimed on Your Taxes?

Important Tax Deadlines for California HOAs

6 Resolutions Your HOA Board Should Make for a Successful Year

The Importance of Keeping Up with New HOA Laws & How to Inform Members

Board Member Education: Empowering Your HOA Board for Success

Understanding the Uniqueness of HOAs: Why One Size Doesn't Fit All

How to Overcome Homeowner Compliance Challenges in Your HOA

The Key to Unlocking Financial Resilience in Your HOA

HOA Board Governance: How to Overcome Rule Enforcement Hurdles

5 HOA Challenges That Require Expert Solutions

Who Can Attend HOA Board Meetings?

Will You Get Arrested for Violating HOA Rules?

Can HOA Board Members Meet in Private?

The Hazards of Inconsistent Violation Enforcement in an HOA

How to Celebrate a Fun & Safe July 4th in Your Homeowners Association

Is an HOA Board Required to Pursue Violations Brought Up by Homeowners?

The Impact of Inadequate Reserve Funding by the HOA Board

How Often Do You Recommend Doing a Reserve Study?

Can the HOA Board Borrow Money from the Reserves?

How Should the HOA Board Handle Short-Term Rentals?

Navigating HOA Rules: How to Determine What's Important and What's Petty

Can HOA Members Remove Officers Midterm?

What Happens When You Don’t Pay Your HOA Fees?

Who’s in Charge of Setting Up the HOA Rules?

The Hignell Companies Unveils New Logo to Celebrate 75th Anniversary

Should I Live in an HOA?

How are HOA Rules Enforced?

How HOAs Can Protect Package Deliveries this Holiday Season

Can an HOA Board Levy Fines Against Its Homeowners?

Who Profits from HOA Dues?

7 Takeaways from a Story of a Homeowner Refusing to Remove a Flagpole

7 Common Questions HOA Board Members Ask About Budgets

Steps to Take If You Suspect Fraudulent Activity Within the HOA Board

What Gives an HOA Board Their Authority?

What are the Duties of an HOA Management Company?

Can an HOA Prevent You from Renting Your Home Out?

Tips from an HOA Board: Are You Unknowingly a Noisy Neighbor?

Can an HOA Have Different Rules for Different Members?

Can a Homeowners Association Keep You From Flying the American Flag?

Real-Life Questions from HOA Members About CC&Rs, Solicitors & Sellers

What is a Member at Large on an HOA Board?

What is the Purpose of the HOA Bylaws?

How Many Board Members Should an HOA Have?

6 Questions to Ask About How the HOA Board Manages Its Finances

How Can the Board of Directors of an HOA Be Held Liable?

How to Know if a Specific Homeowners Association is a Good Fit

Can the HOA Board Issue Parking Tickets?

How an HOA Board Can Tackle Hosting a Super Bowl Party for Residents

7 Reasons to Hire an HOA Manager This Year

5 Ways an HOA Board Can Encourage Member Involvement in the New Year

Bah Humbug! What to Do if an HOA Board Member is a Scrooge

4 Tips for Celebrating the Holidays in Your Homeowners Association

Why Do We Have HOA Rules?

Simple Steps to Prepare for Emergencies in Your Homeowners Association

Tips from an HOA Board for a Safe Halloween in Your Association

A Crucial Question Before Moving into an HOA: How Much Are HOA Fees?

7 Crazy HOA Rules That Have Actually Been Enforced

Refresh Your Memory of the Rules in Your Homeowners Association

5 Tips for Addressing the HOA Board at Open Meetings

What Do Residents Say About Living in a Homeowners Association?

Ways to Encourage Members to Attend HOA Board Meetings

What HOA Boards Can Learn from the Surfside Condo Collapse

5 Guidelines for Dealing with Contractors for Your HOA Projects

How Would Your HOA Board Respond to this Maintenance Scenario?

Tips to Help Homeowners Manage Their Renters in the Association

Bike Safety Rules for Homeowners in Your Association

Tips from an HOA Board: Don’t Feed the Deer

Indoor Water Conservation Tips for Homeowners Association Residents

11 Ways to Prepare Your Homeowners Association for Warmer Months

Best Practices to Protect Your HOA Data

Tips from an HOA Board: What to Look for in Home Warranties

How to Quickly & Painlessly Break Up With Your HOA Manager

3 Reasons a Manager is Seen as the Bad Guy in a Homeowners Association

Can You Install Solar Panels on Condominium Common Areas?

How to Save on Home & Renters Insurance in Your Homeowners Association

Tips for Saving Water in Your Homeowners Association

How Would You Encourage Someone Complaining About HOA Rules?

What to Consider Before Moving into a Homeowners Association

Facts About Homeowners Associations Your HOA Board Should Know

All Homeowners Associations Have These 3 Things in Common

Things to Know About Home Inspections in an Association

5 Safety Tips When Homeowners Association Members Are Out of Town

Do You Have Adequate HOA Insurance Coverage on Your Residence?

4 Tips for Bike and Scooter Safety in Your Homeowners Association

Eco-Friendly Lawn Care Tips for Your Homeowners Association

Tips from an HOA Board: How to Deal with Noisy Neighbors

Tips from an HOA Board to De-Clutter Indoor & Outdoor Spaces

The Value of Your Homeowners Association Attorney

How Can Residents Be Active in Your Homeowner's Association?

Tips to Minimize HOA Board Meeting Mayhem

Tips to Improve Your Monthly HOA Board Meetings

Ways to Foster the Relationship Between the HOA Board and the Manager

3 Helpful Resources to Support an Effective HOA Board Meeting

3 Things to Do if Crime is a Problem in Your Homeowners Association

Tips to Be Prepared if a Disaster Strikes Your Homeowners Association

What to Do if Your Homeowners Association is Facing Foreclosures

Pros & Cons of Age-Restricted Homeowners Associations

How Do You Know Your HOA Manager is Giving You Good Information?

What is an Official Meeting: In 200 Words or Less

How to Avoid Maintenance Misunderstandings in a Homeowners Association

Not-So-Obvious Ways an HOA Management Company Can Help Your Board

How an HOA Manager Helps the Board Prepare for Emergency Situations

How Hiring an HOA Management Company Can Work for (Almost) Any Budget

Tips to Prepare a Family Emergency Plan in Your Homeowners Association

Steps to Take When HOA Board Members Can’t Make Decisions

How an HOA Board Can Prepare to Work with a Manager for the First Time

What’s So Great about Homeowners Associations?

Ways to Help Make Your Homeowners Association Community Better

HOA Board Checklist: Help Residents Stay Prepared in Cold Weather

Actions to Take When Your HOA Board is Faced with a Lawsuit

How Amenities Help With the Collection of Unpaid HOA Fees

Enhancing the Homeowners Association is More Than Maintenance

How to Effectively Transition New Members to the HOA Board

How an HOA Board Can Still Govern When the Board President Passes Away

Do You Have What it Takes to Be an HOA Board Member?

Questions to Ask if You're Considering HOA Board Candidacy

5 Reasons Your Board Should Consider Hiring an HOA Manager

Test Your Knowledge: How Much Do You Know About HOA Fees?

How an HOA Board Can Find Funds When Faced With an Unexpected Project

Can the Reserves Be Adjusted for Items Costing More Than Planned For?

3 Options if You Need to Make a Big Repair NOW in Your Association

What is a Reserve Study, Really?

Frequently Used Terms You’ll Hear at an HOA Board Meeting

Make a Good Impression: Signage in Your Homeowners Association

How to Offer a Positive Customer Service Experience in Your HOA

Are Residents Happy in Your Homeowners Association?

Why HOA Boards Must Hold Regular Scheduled Meetings

Tips if You're Planning HOA Board Elections at Your Annual Meeting

How a Reserve Plan Helps an HOA Board Protect Current Homeowners

Why Your Homeowners Association Needs Election Rules

How an HOA Board Can Ask for Member's Help as Inspectors of Election

Common Misconceptions About Property Values in a Homeowners Association

7 Tips for Dealing with Graffiti in Your Homeowners Association

How Can the HOA Board Be Politically Correct During Campaign Season?

3 Important Qualities of an HOA Management Company

7 Ways an HOA Board & Management Company Can Work Together

HOA Board Governance in a Nutshell

FAQ: Basic Facts You Should Know About a Homeowners Association

What Items Are Homeowners Associations Supposed to Maintain?

Do You Know the Limits of Your Homeowners Association’s Insurance?

The Importance of Setting Up a Homeowners Association Maintenance Plan

How to Eliminate the Risks of Inadequate HOA Reserve Funds

Are You Properly Maintaining Your Homeowners Association?

The Role of the Covenants Enforcement Officers in a Homeowners Association

A Self-Serving Board Member Might Look Something Like This

How to Convince Other HOA Board Members to Hire a Management Company

Does Your Homeowners Association Budget Include the Right Components?

Why a Loan is (Sometimes) a Good Idea for Your Homeowners Association

Why an HOA Board Should Use Caution When Hiring a Contractor

How to Choose the Best HOA Management Company [Infographic]

Good Neighbors Promote Good Security in Your Homeowners Association

5 Possible Solutions to Short Term Rental Problems in an HOA

Is it Okay for an HOA Board to Run Its Own Construction Projects?

How to Find and Recruit Great HOA Board Members for Your Community

How HOA Board Members Can Strengthen Relationships in the Association

Tips from an HOA Board: 6 Ways Members Can Be Crime Stoppers

5 Roles of the Manager in a Homeowners Association

How Does Your HOA Board Navigate Owner Requests for Service Animals?

7 Social Media Safety Tips for Your Homeowners Association

Outside Safety Tips for Kids at Play in Your Homeowners Association

HOA Board Checklist for Hiring 3rd Party Contractors

What Are the Qualities of an Invested HOA Manager?

3 Ways to Educate Renters in Your Homeowners Association

How to Turn Your HOA Board of Directors Into a Well-Oiled Machine

How to Minimize Maintenance Expenses and Keep HOA Fees From Increasing

What Percentage of Reserve Funding is Considered Healthy for an HOA?

Can a Board Use Reserves for an Item Not Listed in the Reserve Study?

What Every HOA Board Should Have in Its Tool Belt

Responsibilities an HOA Board Can't Delegate to a Manager

Confessions of a Manager: What Every HOA Board Should Know

The Basics of How a Homeowners Association is Governed

4 Ways an HOA Board Protects the Association

Actions HOA Boards Should Take in Response to the Coronavirus

When to Report Suspicious Activity in Your Homeowners Association

Top 3 Communication Challenges an HOA Board Faces Without a Manager

4 Arresting Reasons an HOA Board Needs to Know the Law

How to Start a Neighborhood Watch in Your Homeowners Association

What’s the Clubhouse Access Policy for Your Homeowners Association?

The Importance of Democracy in Your Homeowners Association Community

5 Unique Ways HOA Board Members Can Save Money with Resident’s Help

Tips for HOA Board Members to Set Boundaries with Homeowners

What to Do When Your HOA Board Doesn’t Plan Well for Projects

What Your HOA Board Needs to Know About Maintaining Playgrounds

How To Interpret Your HOA Reserve Study

3 Things an HOA Board Can Do Now to Combat Costly Maintenance

Benefits of Offering Electronic Payments for HOA Fees

Where Are Your Homeowners Association Documents & What Do They Say?

How to Enjoy Life as a Member in Your Homeowners Association

What to Do After a Natural Disaster in Your Homeowners Association

How to Actually Get Things Accomplished at Your HOA Board Meeting

How to Respond to Common Push Backs When Recruiting HOA Board Members

5 Ways Your HOA Board May Unknowingly Put the Community at Risk 

What Exactly Are the Governing Documents in a Homeowners Association?

Is Your HOA Board Saving Enough for the Reserves?

How an HOA Board Can Make the Association a Better Place in 2020