Category Archives: Viewpoints

Catching Up…

Greetings, everyone! It’s been over a year since I posted here – time has flown by for me! I was Secretary of my association starting in October 2017, and as of October 2018 I’m now President. I’ve continued taking a … Continue reading

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SB 1080 and ARS 33-1807

See this post over on the StopSB1080.com blog link to read more about what ARS 33-1807 already says about HOAs foreclosing on delinquent homeowners.

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AZ HOA Foreclosure “Reform” Proposal

Arizona state Senator Kavanagh authored SB-1080 which shortens the time restrictions for an HOA wishing to foreclose on a delinquent homeowner from one year to six months, and removes the delinquent dollar value restriction which was $1,200. Basically if this bill … Continue reading

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Association Members Are Your Neighbors!

What appalls me most about the negative press around HOAs is how some Board Members – either individually or collectively – treat the Members of the Association like crap.  The Members aren’t your competitors; they’re not your enemies; they’re your … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where Your Documents Are?

Something funny happened in my HOA this month.  Not “funny – ha ha”, but “funny – uh oh.” My Association was incorporated in June of 2004. I bought my home in this neighborhood last year in May 2016, and as … Continue reading

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Community Manager ordered to pay $1.6 million to HOAs

CONTACT 13 Darcy Spears (KTNV) 6:00 PM, Jul 7, 2017 Dozens of Home Owners Associations are out a ton of money. Over a million bucks all together. Contact 13 finds out who took it and how they got away with … Continue reading

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When an HOA totters financially

Arizona Homeowners Forum Posted: 05 Jul 2017 07:44 AM PDT, Reposted 7/6/2017 What happens to a Homeowners Association as it totters financially is fascinating. In the case of the Crossings at Willow Creek, recent hearings in Yavapai County Superior Court … Continue reading

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Defining HOA-LAND

An important article, click to open and view the following link: https://pvtgov.wordpress.com/2017/05/29/defining-hoa-land-what-it-is/

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HOA Attorneys: Lacking Moral and Ethical Perspective

Source: HOA Attorneys: Lacking Moral and Ethical Perspective

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Arizona HOA Honey Moneypot

Reposted from ArizonaHOA.blogspot.com    The “Arizona HOA Honey Moneypot“ – why all these problems in Arizona HOA’s? Honey attracts bees. Money attracts the worst of behavior It’s the cash stupid! We estimate that $3bn of CASH is sloshing around in HOA bank … Continue reading

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AZ HOA abuse

In a nutshell: 1. A homeowner with two lots in an Association falls behind about two years back, $1,000 per lot 2. They pursue him for only one lot BUT he pays the amount for both..$2,000 3. They then pursue him … Continue reading

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How to reset your password

Reposted from another site: HOA SENIOR TRYING TO RESET WINDOWS PASSWORD WINDOWS: Please enter your new password. USER: cabbage WINDOWS: Sorry, the password must be more than 8 characters. USER: boiled cabbage WINDOWS: Sorry, the password must contain 1 numerical … Continue reading

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Who’s insuring your HOAs wallet?

Guest Blog: http://arizonahoa.blogspot.com The last of three OAH cases on books and records took place this week. In all cases, the books and records at issue were copies of: The user names and passwords for HOA bank accounts for members … Continue reading

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Digital signatures

Digital signatures, computer-documents storage pose challenge to HOA board Digital signatures and computer-documents storage pose a challenge to HOA board. Stockphoto / Getty Images Digital signatures and computer-documents storage pose a challenge to HOA board.  Donie Vanitzian, JD Question: Our association … Continue reading

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How to resign from your HOA Board

Reposted from http://arizonahoa.blogspot.com/ The best letter yet when you want to resign from your HOA board. Not that we want you to resign, but if you must, do it with a smile. I resigned when things got tough. Today, I … Continue reading

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Reprinted from http://arizonahoa.blogspot.com/

The blog referenced in the title is a site that all Arizona residents should follow. Dear (HOA Insurer – see LIST)                                                                                                                       February 13, 2017 I am part of an Arizona … Continue reading

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Trusts aren’t a surefire way of making HOA property judgement-proof

Click on the title below to open and view the document. Trusts aren’t a surefire way of making your HOA property judgment-proof

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HOA AZ Superior Court Cases Statewide since 2007

From: John Sellers <jasellers123@gmail.com> Date: January 26, 2017 at 3:59:51 PM MST To: John Sellers <jasellers123@gmail.com> Subject: HOA Superior Court Cases Statewide since 2007 Here is the link below to the 11MB pdf comprising the fully compiled list of Superior Court Cases in Arizona … Continue reading

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Arizona Homeowners Forum

Arizona Homeowners Forum Comments to and reprint with credit to the New York Times – the next crisis? Posted: 22 Jan 2017 04:17 PM PST See the article below with comments sent to the author   To: Julie (Creswell – … Continue reading

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HOA Issues, Problems, Forum Website

Interesting information: https://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/91-home-owner-association-hoa-issues-problems-forum    

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