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Does Your Homeowners Association Allow Political Yard Signs?

October 28, 2016 / by HOA Manager

Americans are starting to gear up for voting date and showing support for their preferred 2016 presidential candidate by volunteering at campaign locations, watching the latest debates, and posting political signs on their property. This raises the issue of whether or not a homeowners association can restrict residents from posting political signs. Learn more in the article excerpt below and what the law in California says.

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An HOA Board’s Fiduciary Duty: The Key to Avoid Conflicts of Interest

April 15, 2016 / by HOA Manager

In homeowner’s associations, you and every board member are considered a fiduciary and are duty bound to act in the best interests of all residents, not your own best interests.

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Why It's Imporant an HOA Board Pays Attention to the Open Meeting Act

February 17, 2016 / by HOA Manager

A good number of  Board members understand that being a leader within their homeowners association can be a very rewarding yet sometimes thankless job. If they have been on the Board for any length of time, they also know that change is inevitable. Rules and regulations governing homeowners associations are consistently being reviewed and evaluated, and keeping up on the changes is just one responsibility of the Association board.


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What to Know About Using Private Drones in Your Homeowners Association

October 14, 2015 / by HOA Manager

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a drone! Camera-mounted private drones are becoming increasingly popular. However, the technology and problems that come with them are still new, and enforcing this violation in your homeowners association will bring unique challenges, as well as the ability to locate the operator.

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New Bill Proposes Guidelines for Turf in Homeowners Associations

August 4, 2015 / by HOA Manager

Does your homeowners association have guidelines/specifications for installation of artificial turf?

Bill AB 349 makes the governing documents, architectural or landscaping guidelines, or policies of an Association void and unenforceable if they prohibit the use of artificial turf or any other synthetic surface that resembles grass.

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Does an HOA Board Have Legal Authority?

March 23, 2015 / by HOA Manager

As a member of your HOA board you have a big responsibility to enhance, maintain and protect your homeowners association. You also have the legal authority to carry out your role, but where do you get this authority?

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Situations When an HOA Board Should Seek Legal Counsel

September 30, 2013 / by HOA Manager

Your homeowners association (HOA) Board will rely on legal counsel on many occasions for various legal matters. It is imperative that the Board and your attorney maintain a close working relationship to protect the Board's and homeowner's interests in your community association. Competent legal advice and help is of vital importance to any HOA Board.

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