Good Tips on setting HOA Budgets-It’s That Time of Year!

Good Tips on setting HOA Budgets-It’s  That Time of Year! Boards, you need to be thinking about these things!! Below is an article from a follower of the Condo Guru site. He offered to write an article or blog and

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QUICK ADVICE TO HOA PEOPLE ON “LISTENING”

This is a very short post. I harp all the time on the importance of active listening and learning people skills. I heard a good reminder today of one of Stephen Covey’s points in talking about successful people (and not

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WATCH YOURSELF AND KEEP YOUR “HANDS” INSIDE THE BUS IN SALE OF PROPERTY IN AN HOA

WATCH YOURSELF AND KEEP YOUR “HANDS” INSIDE THE BUS IN SALE OF PROPERTY IN AN HOA Since the last blog I did is about selling property and a President who is a realtor, I want to do a blog to

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Is Having a Realtor on the HOA Board a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Is Having a Realtor on the HOA Board a Good Thing or a Bad Thing? Here is an email I received. It relates to a concern about some language in proposed Amended and Updated Governing Documents. “Thank you for your

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HOA Director Conflict of Interest – How Might it Work Against a Director?

My last E-newsletter sent out just couple weeks ago was about Director Conflicts of Interest. I got some very positive responses to the E-newsletter, I will share a couple with you: ** “Beth, Very professional & to the point with

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Are Non Resident Directors Bad For The HOA?

Are Non Resident Directors Bad For The HOA? I would say that taking a stand one way or the other without reviewing the facts about their service record would be premature. Read on. Here is an email question I received

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HOA BOARDS, DON’T WATCH YOUR ELECTIONS UNRAVEL! GET ELECTION RULES!!

A reader sent me this email last week: “I requested a copy of election operating rules from HOA. [The Board] says that election operating rules were adopted in 2007. I am positive that did not happen. What they gave was

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Better watch out if you are a Board Member in your HOA Making All the Decisions

Better watch out if you are a Board Member in your HOA Making All the Decisions. The courts of California have rendered a decision at the appellate level (which makes the decision binding law) that allows a court to look

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