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    • When communities have shared areas like swimming pools, sidewalks, playgrounds, and even signage, they need a way to make sure that these communal areas are properly maintained. Home buyers want to live in a neighborhood with plenty of well-maintained amenities, so they form a homeowners association (HOA) to manage these areas. Yet depending on how many residents volunteer to serve on the HOA board, and how many shared areas need to be looked after, a group can quickly become overwhelmed. [...]

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      The Common Sense Guide To Home Owner's Insurance Your home is one of your most valuable assets, and it is important to protect that asset with good insurance. But how can you be sure you have a good homeowner's insurance policy? And how do you know what you should avoid? These tips will give you the information you need to make good insurance choices. If possible, pay your home insurance premiums annually. When you spread your payments over monthly or quarterly installments, insurance [...]

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      Service fees, paying assessments, dues and a set of regulated rules. All of these elements form a Homeowners’ Association, but what can you expect to get from a homeowner’s point of view? Depending on the type of jurisdiction and location, homeowners can benefit a lot from HOA. Nowadays, the associations have developed significantly from just being a group of neighbors who joined forces to pay for common expenses. In fact, community associations are now widely known as very organized systems[...]

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      Association management is very different from managing a business. Find out how it's different and how you can benefit by hiring professionals to manage the organization for you. Association management presents many challenges to managers who are used to working in businesses. Businesses are aimed at maximizing profits. They are organized with a top-down structure. Even though employees may have lots of input into the company's operations, it ultimately comes from above. Other organizations tend[...]

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