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Homeowners Association Management

What is HOA Management?
A home owners association is a non-profit corporation registered with the State and managed by a duly elected Board of Directors. Its purpose is to maintain all common areas and to govern the community in accordance with the provision of the legal documents: CC&R’s, Bylaws, and Articles of Incorporation. The governing legal documents for the association may be viewed online within the Resource Center page of each community website. The corporation is financially supported by all members of the homeowners association. Membership is both automatic and mandatory.

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Questions to ask your next community association management firm

You’ve had the debates and the discussions, examining your management requirements from every angle, and all it comes down to the fact that you need professional help. Instead of going it alone, you know that bringing in a reputable community association management firm is important. Bringing in committed professionals to run day-to-day operations while adhering to your board’s bigger vision can be a terrific move, and bringing in the right HOA or condo association management firm is critical.

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Beware Conflicts When You Hire Board Members’ Companies–Part 2

When you recruit people to serve on your HOA board, experts recommend that you look for people–like lawyers and insurance brokers–with expertise that can help you make good decisions.

Can you take that concept a step further and hire those board members or their companies when your association needs help? For example, if one of your board members is an association attorney, can you hire that board member’s firm to represent your association in a legal matter? What about hiring a board member who’s a CPA to file your association’s tax returns?

In this two-article series, we provide a rundown. In Part 1, we discussed the hoops you must go through to hire board members and their companies. Here in Part 2, we discuss whether those hoops are worth the effort.Should You Hire Board Members?

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