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Meeting Moment – Top Annual Meeting Tips

The annual meeting – the most important meeting of the year – is approaching.  Often the annual meeting is one of the only times the community gathers.  As president of your community association, what can you do to get the most out of the annual meeting, make it positive for the community and as...

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A Few Good Men (and Women)

Some homeowners run for the community association board because they’re upset about an assessment hike.  Others want to overturn what they consider unfair architectural rules.  It is not unusual for personal agendas to be strong motivators for homeowners to seek office. 

But more often, it seems, homeowners are too busy to serve on the board or don’t want to take on the responsibility.  The same people remain stuck on the board because others aren’t willing to step up.

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Body Talk

As the Treasurer of the board, you’re at a homeowners meeting explaining why fees need to be increased.  “I’m confident that this is the right thing to do and I’m open to your comments,” you say.  A homeowner in the audience is staring at you with arms crossed, lips pursed and fists closed.  Should you be concerned?

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