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An Overview of HOA Board Duties

An Overview of HOA Board Duties

If you’ve just been elected to your HOA’s board of directors, it can be an exciting and overwhelming experience. You might be slightly familiar with what happens, but you still worry about carrying out all of your duties. When accepting a board position, it’s important to know that you are taking on a lot of…

How an HOA Management Company Can Help Manage Expenses

How an HOA Management Company Can Help Manage Expenses

Let’s face it: the financial aspects of running a homeowners association can be tough to handle. This is especially true if your association is smaller or you have board members who are already overworked. You may not realize that your HOA is overpaying for services, setting itself up for more financial difficulties down the road….

Should Your HOA Invest Its Reserves?

Should Your HOA Invest Its Reserves?

Any investment decisions should be made carefully and with proper authority. This is especially important when making decisions for a homeowners association. Your HOA has likely been careful about contributing to its reserves account. If you’re considering investing that money and hoping for more growth, there are several factors you should think about. You should…

New Board Members: 4 Ways to Be Exceptional in Your Role

New Board Members: 4 Ways to Be Exceptional in Your Role

If you just became a board member with your homeowners association, there are a few important things to remember to make the experience exceptional for you, the other board members, and the community. These tips are helpful for setting up habits that guide you to be successful in your role. Read the Documents The first…

3 Pet Rules for Your HOA Should Implement

3 Pet Rules for Your HOA Should Implement

Most homeowners associations are welcoming of pets in the community. If that includes your association, you likely know the importance of having set rules for those with furry companions. If your HOA is having any problems regarding pets, or if you want to ensure that nothing becomes a problem, these are some helpful tips. 1….

Just Say No to Night HOA Board Meetings

Just Say No to Night HOA Board Meetings

Part of being an HOA board member means attending routine board meetings to go over association plans and operations. Many HOAs will opt for meetings that happen after business hours and at night. While this would seem like the best option since evening might give homeowners the best opportunities for attendance, there are several reasons…

Safety Measures for Your HOA Wi-Fi Connection

Safety Measures for Your HOA Wi-Fi Connection

Free Wi-Fi internet is a common amenity in a lot of businesses, so it makes sense that your homeowners association might want to offer it for your residents. But there are some risks involved with offering the option of free internet if you don’t have the proper equipment or safeguards in place. For example, your…

Can HOA Board Members Limit Emotional Support Animals?

Can HOA Board Members Limit Emotional Support Animals?

The role of an HOA board member often comes with its fair share of interesting and challenging member stories. One area of strife that directors undoubtable come across is the request for emotional support animals. While some people certainly do require and benefit from the advantages of support animals, it is also common for others…

Are HOA Members Entitled to Review HOA Documents?

Are HOA Members Entitled to Review HOA Documents?

The short answer? Absolutely! As a member of any Florida HOA—from the smallest complex to grand-scale planned developments—you are guaranteed both legal rights and access to information with regard to your individual property, as well as the expectation of consistency in treatment and enforcement of regulations by the homeowner’s association with regard to your property…

How to Hold the Most Effective Board Member Elections

How to Hold the Most Effective Board Member Elections

When it becomes time for HOA board elections, you want to make sure the process is efficient in choosing the most qualified association members to hold such important positions on your board. The way you run these elections will make all the difference in providing a strong and success-driven community for all involved. Here are…

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