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Arizona HOA/Condominium Community Communication: The do’s and don’ts of Selling a Special Assessment.

  by Lisa Wilcox Today the market is very competitive and any real estate agent or business organization will tell you that you have to “sell” your request to those living in an HOA or Condominium Community. Homeowners like to … Continue reading

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URGENT!! LAST PUSH FOR HB 3803 TEXAS HOA OVERSIGHT BILL

Texas Rep. Ruth Jones-McClendon’s HB 3803 HOA Oversight Bill – please call and email the following Business and Industry Committee Members on Monday, April 15, 2013 to support this bill and get it out of committee by April 16, 2013 … Continue reading

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TEXAS LEGISLATOR REP. ALMA ALLEN GAINS THE SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL HOMEOWNER ADVOCATE GROUP WITH HER HB 1933 CONDO BILL

During Texas 2011 Legislative session, homeowner advocates testified on behalf of “all” Texas homeowners in regard to the various homeowner association bills introduced by various legislators. However, when the Legislative session was over, unknown to the testifying homeowner advocates, the … Continue reading

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PLEASE FOLLOW THE PROCEDURE IN THIS ARTICLE TO SUPPORT REP. RUTH JONES-MCCLENDON’S HB-3803 TEXAS HOA OVERSIGHT BILL

First of all, thank you to Wesley Summers with Make HOAs Accountable who has setup an easy and quick way to send a support letter to Rep. Ruth Jones-McClendon regarding her HOA Oversight Bill HB 3803 in time for her … Continue reading

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TEXAS REPRESENTATIVE RUTH JONES-MCCLENDON HITS A HOMEROOM FOR HOMEOWNERS WITH HER PROPOSED HOA OVERSIGHT BILL HB 3803

On March 8, 2013, Texas Rep. Ruth Jones-McClendon filed her proposed HOA oversight HB 3803 bill, which relates “to the municipal and county regulation of and the oversight by the Attorney General of Property Owners Associations and Unit owners’ associations, … Continue reading

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The ‘Ounce of Prevention’ is More Neighborly Than the ‘Pound of Cure’

By Richard Slater It’s amazing how fast legal fees and collection costs pile up for homeowners delinquent on their HOA dues. I saw court documents the other day where a homeowner is suing a collection agency for potentially violating the … Continue reading

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NEW NATIONAL SERVICE FOR HOA BOARD MEMBERS NOW AVAILABLE

A new national HOA (homeowner and property owner association) service for board members has started in North Carolina by Shelton Lee, who is currently serving on his board in Charlotte. He has put together a free forum exclusively for Homeowners … Continue reading

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COMMITTEE ANGELS IS EXPOSING CONDO ABUSE IN ARIZONA

By Harvella Jones Look out Arizona, there is a new homeowner advocate group in town called Committee Angels and they are exposing condominium homeowner association (HOA) abuse. Seems like there is plenty to expose at their starting point of Langley … Continue reading

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TROPIC ISLES SUBDIVISION HAS BEEN ACCUSED OF ILLEGALLY COLLECTING HOA DUES

by Harvella Jones The Tropic Isles Homeowners Association (TIA) in the Tropic Isles subdivision in Corpus Christi, Texas is being accused of illegally collecting HOA dues. According to one of the owners Michael Cyrus, “the TIA ceased to have any … Continue reading

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THE NORTH CAROLINA COALITION FOR HOA LAWS REFORM AND REGULATION A NEW ORGANIZATION IN NORTH CAROLINA

By Harvella Jones The “North Carolina Coalition for HOA Laws Reform and Regulation” (website: http://www.nchoalaws.org) was formed in early 2012 as part of an effort by Citizens of North Carolina to present Homeowner concerns to the NC Legislature’s House Select … Continue reading

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