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Management
2017 August Resolving Disputes in Condo and HOA Settings

Community living comes with its own dynamics. Close quarters and shared spaces can—and often does—lead to conflict: conflict between neighbors, the association board of directors, and members; and also between the board or members and manag…

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Board Operations
2017 August Attracting New Board Members

A condominium, homeowners’ association, or co-op can run like a well-oiled machine with all the moving parts complementing each other and contributing to positive community spirit, growth, and robust property values, while assuring a high q…

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Board Operations
2017 August Board Resources

Most condo and HOA board members can use all the help they can get when it comes to understanding the rules, laws, and other factors that guide how they will help govern their community. Senior board members are a terrific source of informa…

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Q&A
2017 August Q&A: Conflict of Interest?

Q. Can a husband and wife serve at the same time on a condo board, or is it a conflict of interest? There are three board members in our 13-apartment condo complex. The husband is the president, and the wife is the treasurer.            …

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Q&A
2017 August Q&A: Landscaping Issue

Q. I am a condo unit owner with HOA property near my unit that was overlooked for many years with no landscaping.  I have in the past six years slowly landscaped the area.  No one from the board has said anything to me, and it is landscap…

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Q&A
2017 August Q&A: What to Do About a Noisy Service Animal?

Q. I live in a 40-unit condo building, which has a “no pet” amendement from 1980. A woman recently purchased a unit and has been seen with a dog, and the dog barks all the time. She signed all the disclosure forms stating “no pets, no ren…

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