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homeowners rights against hoa

13 Legal Rights Of Homeowners In HOA Com...

Most, if not all, homeowners associations are legal entities. As such, both board members and homeowners are afforded legal rights — all of which should be clearly outlined in your community’s governing documents. If you need further guidance, here are the homeowners rights against HOA…

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How To Change HOA Bylaws, Covenants, And...

Homeowners associations are governed by a set of documents, among which are the bylaws and the CC&Rs. There will come a time, though, when you will need to amend those documents. Continue reading to learn how to change HOA bylaws and CC&Rs.   How to Change…

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Can Homeowners Sue HOA Board Members Or ...

HOA board members are always concerned about getting sued. A lawsuit is a very serious matter; it can be quite a drain on one’s time, energy, finances, resources, and emotions. Many of us ask, “Why volunteer as a board member if it will only bankrupt…

The Hierarchy Of HOA Documents: Which Ta...

HOAs are governed by many rules and regulations — to a point where it may get confusing for both board members and homeowners alike. To avoid any kind of misunderstanding, it’s important to have a clear understanding of homeowners association documents, as well as which…

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HOA Dog Rules And Policies Every Dog Own...

Pets are now considered an integral part of the family. It’s only right for homeowners associations to welcome pets into their communities. If you’re a pet-friendly association, you likely already know the importance of having rules for homeowners with furry companions. For those who have…

What To Do When HOA Is Not Doing Their J...

The HOA board has responsibilities to fulfill within the community. If your board is not doing its job, you, as homeowners, can take action. Here’s what to do when HOA is not doing their job.   Do You Know What to Do When HOA Is…

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New California HOA Laws Passed In 2021

The California legislative season for 2021 has officially closed, and new bills have been signed into law. Some of these bills — five, to be exact — have certain effects on homeowners associations. What are these new California HOA laws?   Understanding the New California…

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HOA Rental Policy: Setting Clear Rules F...

An HOA rental policy is every homeowners association’s first line of defense against out-of-control rentals. That is why it is important to come up with yours early on.   The Importance of an HOA Rental Policy A rental policy clearly defines what restrictions your homeowners…

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What Is A HOA Board Member Holdover?

An HOA board member holdover does not often happen. But, when it does, community members typically don’t know how to proceed. What exactly should you do when a board member’s term extends?   What Is an HOA Board Member Holdover? Within the context of an…

5 Financial Tips for HOA Managers

Homeowners associations are, in many ways, business organizations. They collect dues from members and, in return, provide amenities and services as well as help preserve property values. While it may seem like a simple operation, managing an HOA comes with its own set of challenges…

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Spouses On The HOA Board: Is That Legal?

Homeowners association boards are made up of different members of the community. But, what if there are spouses on the HOA board? Is that even allowed?   Is It Legal to Have Spouses on the HOA Board? It is common for homeowners and fellow board members…

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HOA Attorney Contract: What’s Acce...

Contracts are essential to any two parties that enter an agreement, homeowners associations and attorneys included. But, what should an HOA attorney contract even consist of in the first place?   What Should an HOA Attorney Contract Include? When a homeowners association hires an attorney —…

hoa board resolution

What Is A HOA Board Resolution And How T...

An HOA board resolution is an essential tool used in managing any community association. As such, every board member should know what it is and how to make it.   What Is an HOA Board Resolution? Within the context of a homeowners association, a resolution…

hoa rules and regulations

HOA Rules And Regulations 101

Whether you are just moving into an HOA-run community or have already lived in one for years, it is important for you to get to know your HOA rules and regulations. But, what are these rules anyway? And who decides what rules to make?   What…

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HOA Annual Report: How To Make One For H...

Some associations must submit an HOA annual report to homeowners. But, what is the purpose of this report? And what should it include?   Is an HOA Annual Report Mandatory? For a large chunk of homeowners associations, filing an annual report with the Secretary of…

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Property Management Fees vs HOA Manageme...

Are property management fees the same as HOA management fees? If not, what is the difference between the two? Understanding these two fee types is imperative for every homeowner.   The Difference Between Property Management Fees and HOA Management Fees Many people confuse property management…

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