Homeowners Guide to Understanding HOAs

With 69 million Americans living in common interest communities, nearly all of us have at least heard of HOAs. In states like Florida, you would be hard-pressed to find a neighborhood that isn’t governed by a homeowners association. Even with the rapid growth of common interest communities, many homeowners don’t really understand how they work and what they can do to make their community better.   While “Resident Discontent” and “Resident Apathy” may not be the most serious concerns for HOAs they definitely make the shortlist. Just ask a community manager, they will tell you that the best communities have engaged homeowners, good communication, and effective committees.   Unfortunately, many HOA members don’t know where to start. Here are three things that every homeowner should know about their HOA and how to make it better.    Read the article……………….

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