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A HOMEOWNER SUCCESS STORY!

by Joni Skibo August 18, 2017: Joni Skibo is a member and officer of the National Homeowners Advocate Group. She has fought a long and hard battle with her homeowner association (HOA) and following is some good news from her—enjoy!: … Continue reading

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UNDOING A REVERSE MORTGAGE

June 27, 2017 By Harvella Jones About four (4) years’ ago, I wrote an article against obtaining a Reverse Mortgage called “The Peril of Reverse Mortgages in Texas”. You can find it on this website. A reverse mortgage is one … Continue reading

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LOCAL VOTING IS IMPORTANT TOO

by HARVELLA JONES Texas. Let’s not forget about the downside of the voting slip. Judges are running locally for office as well. I would like to bring attention to one judge in particular—Judge Tracy Christopher. My husband and I had … Continue reading

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HOA BILLS TEXAS LEGISLATORS WORKING ON FOR 2015-16 DURING THE 84TH LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Texas Legislators are working on bills that will affect homeowners living in homeowners’ and property owners’ associations. Following are the ones you may want to follow on www.legis.state.tx.us: HB 1335 … AGAINST – The author is Rep. Roland Gutierrez (District … Continue reading

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THE PERIL OF REVERSE MORTGAGES IN TEXAS

Reverse Mortgages in Texas is just one more way for seniors to be on the losing end of what is being touted as a great way to get the money you need and still stay in your house. While you … 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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HEY, HOMEOWNER, DO YOU NEED AN ATTORNEY?

Many moons ago, this national organization introduced a co-op legal plan to homeowners across the country to assist them with their property and homeowner association issues.  For as little as $17.00 per month or $26.00 per month (depending upon the … Continue reading

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