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What Should You Know Before Moving into a Community with a Homeowner's Association (HOA)?

What Should You Know Before Moving into a Community with a Homeowner's Association (HOA)?

Moving into a community with a Homeowner's Association (HOA) can bring both benefits and potential challenges. Before deciding to buy a property in an HOA community, it is important to understand what you are getting into. 

By being well-informed about the community you are considering moving into, you can make a more confident decision about whether it is the right fit for you.

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A man signing papers. The text reads, "Common Challenges in Real-Estate Lending and Closing"

Common Challenges in Real-Estate Lending and Closing

Have you been struggling to understand all the ins and outs of buying property? We understand that real estate lending and closing can be difficult to figure out if you are unfamiliar with the process or are a first-time buyer.  

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How Do I Become a Member of My HOA Board?

Serving on your HOA's board is one of the best things you can do to encourage the growth of your community in a positive direction. Board members are responsible for planning for the future and maintaining the rules and regulations of the community. 

HOA boards typically have between three and seven seats, sometimes with a president or community organizer leading the group. Because of this, it can sometimes be difficult to join your HOA board and you may even have to campaign for a spot in a community-wide election. 

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How to Plan a Successful HOA Annual Meeting

October 16, 2023  |  HOA Meetings, Tips and Tools

The annual homeowner’s association (HOA) meeting is a pivotal event that brings together community members, board members, and management companies to discuss important matters, make decisions, and create a sense of unity within the neighborhood. It serves as an opportunity for residents to voice their concerns, stay informed about the association's operations, and participate in shaping the community's future. 

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Six Ways to Thank Your HOA Volunteers

October 2, 2023  |  HOA Volunteers, Tips and Tools

Volunteers play a crucial role in the success and operations of homeowners' associations (HOAs). Their dedication and contributions go beyond small tasks, they are essential in driving associations forward, maintaining efficient operations, and fostering a sense of belonging within the community. In this article, we will explore the importance of volunteers in HOAs and how their efforts positively impact the community. 

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The Role of Technology in Community Management

In today's world, technology is king. It shapes everything we do from personal interactions, and business dealings, to domestic tasks like grocery shopping. It is only natural that technology is shaping the way modern HOAs handle community association management.  

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