Tag Archives: Guest Blogs

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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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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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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HOA Issues, Problems, Forum Website

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

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Have you ever been “SLAPPED” by your HOA?

Arizona Homeowners Forum Have you ever been “SLAPPED” by your HOA? Posted: 07 Jan 2017 Whilst HOA transparency issues are vital, the Bill of Rights, including the “right to petition government”, contains FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS emanating from the Magna Carta in … Continue reading

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HOAs from Hell, Kansas City Star

HOAs from hell: more horror stories, more fraud — and prospect of legislative action Read story at: http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/hoa/article122547749.html

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Letter from an AZ advocate to an AZ Senator

John Sellers 6231 East Mark Way, Unit 12, Cave Creek, Arizona 85331 Email: jasellers123@gmail.com Tel: 928 310 8220 To: Arizona State Senator Yarbrough December 10, 2016 Dear Senator Yarbrough I’m part of a talented diverse citizens group working with Senator … Continue reading

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HOA Attorneys

by Dorian MacDougall Eye / July 26, 2013 …a homeowner has no law to protect them from unscrupulous boards, management companies, and association lawyers. My grandfather protection under US common law was not valid in a private corporate government. You … Continue reading

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Sun River HOA (Utah)

To all members who have concerns: Yesterday, October 18, 2016, I attended a Financial Committee Meeting at the CC. Notably missing was member Al Smith. The meeting began by the Treasurer Carol Lopacinski giving the floor to management company controller … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t the attorney general help with association complaints?

Donie Vanitzian JD Question:  After moving into my condo 15 years ago I attended a board meeting with several fed-up owners complaining of many unresolved problems. I thought things would change; I was wrong, nothing changed. I began a letter-writing … Continue reading

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Arizona homeowners work to change HOA laws

Guest Blog courtesy ABC 15 Phoenix, Arizona Courtney Holmes, Joe Ducey Sep 26, 2016 let joe know PHOENIX – I’ve heard it all before. People fed up with their HOA and feeling powerless to do anything about it. We’ll now … Continue reading

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Balancing Community and Governance

Reforming the Community Association By Wayne S. Hyatt Hyatt and Stubblefield, P.C.,   Atlanta, Georgia Excerpts from Proposals for Change The perpetual obstacle to human advancement is custom.  John Stuart Mill Role and structure of association governing boards  Governing boards … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t the attorney general help with association complaints?

Q&A  Donie Vanitzian JD Question:  After moving into my condo 15 years ago I attended a board meeting with several fed-up owners complaining of many unresolved problems. I thought things would change; I was wrong, nothing changed. I began a … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware! HOA’s Deny Your First Amendment Rights

Guest Blog, 09/01/2016 By Mirah Riben Researching, writing & speaking about the adoption industry since 1979. Author of THE STORK MARKET: America’s Multi-Billion Dollar Unregulated Adoption Industry There are thousands of HOA communities (aka “common interest communities” or ‘’common interest … Continue reading

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Organized Crime? Yo Betcha!

Guest Blog by Ward Lucas   August 23, 2016     Organized crime is endemic in the HOA industry, absolutely woven throughout the faulty fabric of the whole structure of Homeowners Associations. Racism, bribery, blackmail, criminal harassment, theft, extortion, embezzlement, phony liens and … Continue reading

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