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How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

While there are many people who will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day outside this year, there are also those who simply want to stay in their homes. Want to know how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at home and still have fun? Keep reading on.   How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Home The years…

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HOA Dues And Inflation: A Look Into Rising HOA Fees

It is the duty of the homeowners association board to prepare the budget from which dues are calculated. But, there are external economic factors you must consider beyond just the needs of the community. Here, we take a look at the relationship between HOA dues and inflation.   A Positive Correlation Between HOA Dues and Inflation…

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Buying A Home As A Couple? Learn Joint Tenancy First

Many married couples prefer to buy homes in communities run by homeowners associations. While the HOA itself provides plenty of benefits, couples should also consider buying the home under a joint tenancy.   What Does Joint Tenancy Mean? It is not uncommon to find couples owning homes under a joint tenancy in HOA communities. But, what…

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Can Delinquent Owners Voting Rights Be Revoked?

In an effort to encourage members to pay their dues on time, homeowners associations impose certain consequences for late or lack of payment. One of these consequences is to suspend delinquent owners voting rights. But, is that even allowed?   On the Subject of Delinquent Owners Voting Rights Homeowners associations work in much the same way…

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7 Ways To Avoid HOA Data Breach

Homeowners associations deal with all sorts of private information — from the names of members to their individual bank account numbers. Protecting such information is paramount to skirting potential liability. But, how exactly can an association prevent an HOA data breach?   What Is an HOA Data Breach? Simply put, an HOA data breach is when…

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What Is HOA Bad Debt? Is Exposing HOA Debtors Legal?

Just like any other organization, homeowners associations can also suffer from bad debt. But, what exactly does HOA bad debt look like? And would exposing the association’s debtors solve its problems?   What Is HOA Bad Debt? In business, bad debt is a monetary amount that a debtor owes a creditor. It is deemed a…

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HOA Holiday Decoration Rules And Guidelines

For many homeowners, the holiday season is the time of the year when they can show off their creativity and decorate their houses to their liking. Whether that means putting up an inflatable Santa Claus on the roof or something else entirely is completely at their discretion. For planned communities, though, it is not uncommon…

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HOA Board Mass Resignation: What Happens Now?

It is not uncommon for a board member to step down from their position in a homeowners association. But, what happens if all HOA board members resign simultaneously? Is an HOA board mass resignation even permitted?   Is an HOA Board Mass Resignation Allowed? Homeowners associations are run by a set of volunteer members elected…

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9 Thanksgiving Activities For Homeowners To Foster Community Camaraderie

Thanksgiving is here, which means celebrations are afoot. Homeowners associations should take this time to organize Thanksgiving activities for homeowners to promote a sense of community. When residents feel like they belong, they are more likely to be happy.   Thanksgiving Activities for Homeowners to Strengthen Community Bond Community camaraderie is important to an HOA for…

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