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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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HOA Noise Rules: Can Homeowners Complain About Neighbor’s Party Noise

Homeowners living in an HOA community must abide by the many regulations that exist within the association. For many communities, that includes HOA noise rules.   Do You Have HOA Noise Rules in Your Community? Nowadays, it is nearly impossible to find a homeowners association that does not have rules about nuisances. For those who…

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How Does Real Estate Season Affect Market Value?

The real estate industry can be a tricky path to navigate, especially if you fail to factor in timing. As with anything in life, timing can affect the outcome of any given endeavor. Learn how the real estate season influences the market value of properties below.   A Guide to Understanding the Real Estate Season…

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HOA Security Cameras: Laws, Disputes, and Resolutions

There has always been some debate surrounding HOA security cameras and whether or not they should be allowed. While there are good points on both sides, it is important to fully understand their legalities before installing your own.   Navigating the Legalities of HOA Security Cameras Can an HOA install security cameras? This is a…

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The Differences in Owning a Condominium and a Single-Family Home

There are significant real estate legal differences between owning the typical single-family home and owning a condominium. They aren’t necessarily negative or positive for the owner, but a buyer in the market for housing should understand these differences. This way they can decide which type of home best fits their lifestyle and needs. What Comes…

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When Is The Right Time For Reopening HOA Amenities?

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the world to adapt, and homeowners associations are no exception. As the country slowly starts to reopen, HOAs are left with the problem of whether or not to follow suit. Is reopening HOA amenities now the right decision?   Reopening HOA Amenities Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic With no immediate end in…

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Halloween COVID 19 Activities: How to Safely Have Fun in Your HOA

Halloween is just a stone’s throw away, but many HOA communities are finding it hard to come up with activities to do during the holiday. With the coronavirus pandemic keeping everyone indoors and anxious, calm yourself down and enjoy some spooky fun with these Halloween COVID 19 ideas.   Spooktacular Halloween COVID 19 Ideas for…

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What Exactly Are The Code Of Ethics For An HOA Board?

As leaders of the HOA community, board members must uphold a set of principles and act as examples. But, even seasoned board members stumble and forget. Learn what the Code of Ethics for HOA board members are and what to do when faced with a morally ambiguous dilemma.   Understanding the Code of Ethics for…

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5 HOA Maintenance Plans You Must Have

Contrary to the popular adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” homeowners associations must be proactive when it comes to maintaining common areas. It’s important to have maintenance plans so the community can run efficiently. By anticipating repairs and replacements, board members can also drastically reduce HOA expenses. For a smooth-running association, here are…

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