Tag Archives: HOA Management

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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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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Government, the HOA from hell

Opinion  Aug. 7, 2016 By ADAM B. SUMMERS / Staff Columnist In an extensive exposé on “HOAs from hell,” the Kansas City Star details a number of cases of homeowners associations harassing and impoverishing residents, oftentimes over minor violations of … Continue reading

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HOA payments, National credit reporting agencies

Sperlonga Data and Analytics, a data aggregation business for non-standard credit data sources, announced their agreement to report to Equifax, a global insights provider, information on homeowner association payments and account status data. “Until now, HOA payments have gone largely … Continue reading

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Association Manager tells Directors what to say and how to vote

By: Donie Vanitzian JD Question: Our homeowner association manager inserts herself into board meetings, then controls what goes on. Three majority board directors are responsible for hiring her; together they dominate operations and association finances for over 650 units. With … Continue reading

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Hiring an HOA Management Company

guest blog by Jill Schweitzer As a Realtor in Arizona, I recently went to a class presented by an HOA property management company. The topic was the various ins and outs of HOAs hiring a management company. But as the … Continue reading

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$12 Million Award against condo association

Property Management’s Neglect of Foliage and Stop Sign Placement Causes Death of Nine Year Old Oct 07, 2015 Appeals Court Upholds $12 Million Award in Wrongful Death Lawsuit WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — South Florida law … Continue reading

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$1,100,000 Missing

A new post titled $1,100,000 Missing has been posted under HOA Corruption / Management Fraud.

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Why Hire a CAAM-Certified Manager? Why indeed…

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Manager Licensing

By Bill Tiedje, Colorado Effective July 1, 2015, all paid Colorado HOA managers will be required to hold a state HOA manager license. With classes and testing requirements similar to that of a real estate license, the HOA manager license … Continue reading

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Embezzlement cases point up the need for board directors to be hyper-vigilant about the money entrusted to them. They need to use a magnifying glass to study association financial reports – and to understand what they’re reading. Likewise, homeowners should … Continue reading

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Homeowner Accounts are not the Board’s Slush Fund

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The HOA Food Chain

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Tearing the Community Apart

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HOA Manager Power

Click on the title to open and view the document: Granting Power to HOA Managers is Unconscionable

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Licensing of Association Managers

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