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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…

How to Prevent and Handle Frozen Pipes in Your Community

How to Prevent and Handle Frozen Pipes in Your Community

Every season has its range of weather-specific concerns for property owners and homeowners associations. In winter, that includes the risk of water damage and frozen pipes on the property. Here are some steps you can take for protect the property and prevent further damage. Be Proactive Frozen pipes happen when outside temperatures reach freezing and…

3 Common Communication Problems for HOAs Without a Manager

One of the biggest challenges faced by an HOA can be communication with members, and board members will often turn to an HOA management company to help. Since most HOA board members are volunteers using their free time for running the association, it’s easy to feel like the work is not appreciated if members aren’t involved…

Resolutions for HOA Boards in the New Year

Resolutions for HOA Boards in the New Year

On a personal level, most of us think about the new year as a time to set new goals and make some positive changes in our lives. We often reflect on what happened in the last year and figure out what should be changed based on successes or failures.     The same can be…

Preparing for the Growth of Elderly Homeowners

Preparing for the Growth of Elderly Homeowners

One of the more recent developments in the world of HOAs is the rise of elderly homeowners. In past generations, those 65 or older would eventually move into assisted living or retirement homes. But the modern day is seeing more elderly folks deciding to live out more of their older years in their own homes….

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