New Pets and HOA Living

New Pets and HOA Living

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, pet adoptions have skyrocketed. For companionship and the fact many are working for home full-time, it’s clear this has been the year to get a dog. If you are one of those new puppy owners, you may find these tips...
Reviewing Your Dues

Reviewing Your Dues

Goods and services go up over time. Doing an annual maintenance plan and having a reserve study done every few years will help your board understand what should be charged for dues each month to adequately fund your HOA. The other part of the equation is accounting...
Updating Governing Documents

Updating Governing Documents

A new year is nearly upon us. That means it’s time for HOAs to conduct their annual review of governing documents. As your board takes on this task, there are some key elements to address. Areas to Review in Governing Documents Developer/declarant rights. If your HOA...
Maintenance Plan Review

Maintenance Plan Review

Maintenance plans are very important to the value of each owner’s property in an HOA. We first covered this topic in March of 2020 (read here), but it is worth reviewing again as the year draws to a close. An annual plan to address both regular maintenance like fence...
Welcome Packets and Your HOA

Welcome Packets and Your HOA

A welcome packet is a nice way to make new families in your HOA feel at home and provide them with handy information about your community. Some ideas regarding items to include are: Welcome letter. It would be expected for a welcome packet to contain a welcome letter...
Festive and Safe Holiday Fun

Festive and Safe Holiday Fun

Are you looking to get out of the house this holiday season? Even though there aren’t as many in-person activities due to COVID-19, there are still plenty of fun things to do! Glow Holiday Festival The Glow Holiday Festival is a drive-through holiday light experience...