Pros & Cons of Age-Restricted Homeowners Associations

Feb 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

When you think of an age-restricted homeowners association, you might conjure up a picture of elderly couples in Hawaiian print shirts and khaki shorts, riding on golf carts, sipping drinks by the pool, or playing cards in the clubhouse. While sometimes this isn’t far from the truth, age-restricted Associations are much more than that!

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How to Avoid Maintenance Misunderstandings in a Homeowners Association

Feb 17, 2021 2:25:49 PM / by HOA Manager

A hot topic among homeowners association members is knowing who is responsible for certain maintenance items in the community -- the homeowner or the Association? There are often assumptions on both sides, and when an issue arises and it’s not the outcome anticipated, disputes follow.

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Tips to Prepare a Family Emergency Plan in Your Homeowners Association

Jan 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Natural disasters affect thousands of people every year, and with the increased risk of severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and tornadoes these days, it’s a good idea to think about having an emergency plan in place. Consider preparing an emergency plan now before it’s needed.


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

Dec 31, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Since a new year is about to begin, this may be a good time for the HOA board to communicate with the Association members about several ways they can help make the community an even better place to live in the next year and beyond. See the list below for ideas to get you started.

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What’s So Great about Homeowners Associations?

Dec 22, 2020 3:42:46 PM / by HOA Manager

Homeowners associations offer one of the best opportunities for Americans to own their own homes. They are for the 21stcentury what land grants were in the 19thcentury, and what the New Deal and GI Bill were in the 20th. Why?

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Ways to Help Make Your Homeowners Association Community Better

Nov 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Your homeowners association has a lot going on, and that includes a range of upcoming social events in some form, as well several important ongoing projects.

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HOA Board Checklist: Help Residents Stay Prepared in Cold Weather

Nov 23, 2020 2:25:07 PM / by HOA Manager

Cold and wet conditions not only make an Association miserable, they can also create damage to the homes and buildings within the community. Some winterizing can wait, but some can't! An HOA board can help residents out by making a list of what needs to be done, and tackle the time-sensitive tasks first. Here is a simple checklist for your homeowners association to stay on top of the winter season.

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How Amenities Help With the Collection of Unpaid HOA Fees

Nov 11, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

When living in a homeowners association residents are expected to pay assessments that are used to make the community a nice place to live. These fees contribute to utility and vendor bills, maintenance, short term and long term projects, and upkeep of amenities such as the pool.

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

Oct 28, 2020 4:23:47 PM / by HOA Manager

The last time you attended the HOA board meeting for your homeowners association the current board asked you and everyone present to consider volunteering for the board. These are the thoughts that went through your mind:

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Make a Good Impression: Signage in Your Homeowners Association

Sep 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

You’ve heard the phrase, “don’t judge a book by its cover.” But sometimes, it’s important to not underestimate the power of first impressions. Take the signage in your homeowners association for instance.

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