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9 Ways The HOA Make Extra Money

Income is paramount to the successful running of any organization, HOAs included. While the HOA primarily relies on dues or assessments for HOA revenue, it can turn to other modes of earning cash, too. So, how can the HOA make extra money?   How Can Your HOA Make Extra Money? At times, the expenses of…

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How To Write An HOA Board Member Recruitment Letter And Recruiting Tips

One of the best ways to invite homeowners to volunteer for the community is to send them an HOA board member recruitment letter. Writing this letter, though, takes more than just a few simple words.   What to Include in Your HOA Board Member Recruitment Letter A lot of homeowners associations find it hard to…

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HOA, POA, and COA: Breaking Down Each

As a first-time homebuyer, the terms HOA POA COA may sound confusing or unfamiliar to you. There are numerous terminologies and acronyms that exist in the world of real estate. So, it will be helpful to understand the meaning of these three terms, as well as recognize the differences between them and how they function….

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Enforcing A 1 Hour HOA Board Meeting

With disagreeing residents, unending topics to discuss, and chatty board members, the idea of a short HOA board meeting seems almost impossible. However, it is entirely possible to have a 1 hour HOA board meeting by following a few simple steps. Here’s what you need to know. What Is the Science Behind a 1 Hour…

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The Hierarchy Of HOA Documents: Which Takes Precedence?

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 HOA documents take precedence in your community.   The Hierarchy…

Eight Golden Rules for Boards of Directors

This article originally appeared on’s Living Better Blog. By Mike Packard at Associa Board members must interface with their membership, management team, association vendors and other members of the public pragmatically at all times. Following are my personal “Eight Golden Rules” to assist you with achieving that goal: Always be a straight shooter.People admire…

5 HOA Terms Every Board Member Needs to Know

Whether you just got elected to the community association board or you’ve served for years, you want to make a good impression. Knowing these common HOA terms will help you sound like you know what you’re doing while you get up to speed or serve as the refresher you need to keep growing as a…

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7 Common Failures of HOA Board Members

Veteran members of an HOA board typically know what to do and what mistakes to avoid. If you are a new HOA leader, knowing the common failures of HOA board members allows you to steer clear from them. Avoid the Usual Failures of HOA Board Members Everyone makes mistakes — it’s human nature. But, the…

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Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

The quality of the air around us can directly impact our health, even though we don’t always recognize it. The presence of various pollutants in the air we breathe are often invisible to the naked eye, which makes it difficult to be alert to any potential threats. The best way to ensure that you’re breathing…

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Building Trust With Condo Association Goodwill

Condo association goodwill is an intangible but crucial part of keeping a managed community together. HOA goodwill is not simple to measure, yet it’s something that you can instantly see as soon as you spend time in a community. Let’s look at a few different things you can try to spread goodwill in community associations….

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