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

May 26, 2021 / by HOA Manager

As a homeowner, you probably received a new home warranty when you purchased your home - many owners within your homeowners association may also have one. If no major problems have been encountered with your home, then you probably have not read the home warranty paperwork, but you should!

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

May 11, 2021 / by HOA Manager

Whether you own or rent your home within a homeowners association, insurance is essential to protect your property and household goods. Comparison shopping for the best rates will certainly save you some money, but you also can save by following these tips.

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Do You Have Adequate HOA Insurance Coverage on Your Residence?

April 20, 2021 / by HOA Manager

Some homeowners associations that carry property/general liability insurance extend their coverage to include residential insurance in a portion of homeowner's association fees. If you are in a situation where you have HOA insurance coverage, does that mean you as an individual homeowner don't need an additional insurance policy on your residence? The answer is a resounding NO!

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

July 21, 2020 / by HOA Manager

If you’re a member of an HOA board, you probably know that having insurance for your homeowners association is a necessity to protect the HOA and its members. But do you know what type of insurance you need to have or what the Association is responsible for and what the individual homeowner is responsible for? It can be a confusing topic to understand, especially if you have outdated CC&Rs – or haven’t even read your CC&Rs.

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What to Do After a Natural Disaster in Your Homeowners Association

January 22, 2020 / by HOA Manager

If your homeowners association property has been damaged in a natural disaster—hurricane, tornado, flood, earthquake or fire — there are some important steps you can take in the immediate aftermath to ensure your safety and minimize financial loss.

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Help Your HOA Board Members Understand Crime and Fidelity Insurance

July 21, 2019 / by HOA Manager

While nearly all homeowners associations have some type of policies on the books, many HOA boards have little or no idea what type of insurance they have or need. This can potentially lead to expensive litigation and claims that can cost your association thousands, and sometimes even millions of dollars.

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5 Actions an HOA Board Should Take to Clarify Maintenance & Insurance

May 9, 2019 / by HOA Manager

One common subject that often causes confusion in a homeowners association is grasping the difference between the maintenance responsibilities of an association and the items that are covered by the association’s insurance policy. Often owners and even HOA board members may not understand the differences between these two subjects.

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What Type of Insurance Does Your Homeowners Association Need?

October 22, 2013 / by HOA Manager

As a member of your homeowners association board (HOA) you may ask, "Do we need insurance?" The answer is a big yes! The more pertinent inquiry would be, "What type of insurance does our HOA need?" It is vital that your organization has the proper insurance coverage for all possible types of problems. 

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