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D&O Insurance: A Rundown For The HOA Board

The leaders of an HOA community can run into all sorts of legal trouble, jeopardizing their personal assets and interests. This is where D&O insurance comes in.   Understanding D&O Insurance for Nonprofits What is DnO insurance? Simply put, Directors and Officers insurance is a form of insurance that offers protection to the directors and officers of…

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9 HOA Easter Party Ideas

Easter is one of the many holidays your community can use to organize events and bring people together. If you’re looking for some HOA Easter party, you’ve come to the right place.   Fun HOA Easter Party Ideas for Your Community Easter takes place on April 17 in 2022, which means it’s only a couple of…

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workers comp insurance

Workers Comp Insurance: Why HOA Vendors Need It

While it may not seem important at first glance, workers comp insurance is something that every homeowners association should have. This type of insurance policy is essential even if the HOA itself does not have any employees or workers.   Workers Comp Insurance Definition Workers compensation insurance is a form of insurance that offers wage…

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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

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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joint tenancy

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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hoa data breach

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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hoa bad debt

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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