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What Does An HOA Secretary Do For The Association?

A homeowners association operates in much the same way as a corporation. And, just like a corporation, the HOA board also has a secretary. But, what does an HOA secretary do exactly?   What Are the Responsibilities of HOA Secretary? If you are familiar with how homeowners associations work, then you know that a set…

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What Does The HOA Vice President Do?

HOA boards are typically led by the president, with the vice president next in line. But, what exactly are the duties of an HOA vice president?   The Duties of HOA Vice President Every homeowners association is governed by a set of board members. While the structure of the HOA board can vary from community…

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The Duties Of An HOA President

As with any organization, homeowners associations have a set of board members that run the community. And, at the helm of every HOA board, there sits an HOA president.   What Are the HOA President Responsibilities? Homeowners associations are governed by a board of directors. Each of these board members has a specific title and…

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Everything You Need To Know About HOA Fees

If you are moving into a neighborhood governed by a homeowners association, then you need to know about HOA fees. What exactly are these fees? And is there a way you can avoid paying them?   What Are HOA Fees? HOA Fees Meaning Explained Before you can understand what these fees are, you must first…

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Make Your Roof Last Longer With Regular Maintenance

The roof is the one part of our home that takes quite a beating from the harshest elements day in and day out. While roofs are designed to last, the time will come when you have to replace them eventually. However, you can delay that for years with proper maintenance. Some roofing maintenance work can…

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8 Essential HOA Communication Tools

Having the right HOA communication tools can make all the difference in keeping your community in the loop. Having open, effective communication improves life in an HOA, because residents feel included. There’s nothing worse than being kept in the dark about what’s going on. Often, it’s not done intentionally, but it feels that way to…

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What Are HOA Restrictive Covenants?

Anyone who has ever belonged to a homeowners association knows what restrictive covenants are. If you are thinking about purchasing a home within an HOA community, you must understand what these covenants are and how they affect you. Understanding the Definition of Restrictive Covenants What is a restrictive covenant? A restrictive covenant is a type…

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California’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Law: What Is It All About?

The state of California has passed six bills. This makes it easier for homeowners to construct accessory dwelling units on their property. Here’s what you need to know about the Accessory Dwelling Unit law in California.   Why Is There a Need for California’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Law? What is an ADU? Before tacking California’s…

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What Are Unenforceable HOA Rules? What To Do About Them?

Homeowners association rules are man-made, so it makes sense that they are not perfect. You might like to believe that all the rules in your HOA are good and enforceable. But, the fact of the matter is, unenforceable HOA rules do exist in many communities — and you may not even know it.   What…

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HOA Parking Rules: Resolving Common HOA Parking Issues And Rules Enforcement

HOA parking rules are a common point of contention in homeowners associations. The key to resolving issues related to parking, though, lies in understanding what rules the HOA can and can’t enforce.   Creating and Enforcing HOA Parking Rules Living in an HOA community means having to abide by the many rules and restrictions that…

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