Board Members

July 7, 2017

The Basics of Insurance and the Homeowners Association

Insurance is one of those funny things in life, as in funny strange.  Premiums are faithfully paid to have insurance coverage but, what is strange is, […]
June 29, 2017

Heated Association Meetings

For most board members, meetings are a fact of life and over time board members obtain valuable experience on dealing with issues that arise.  Part of […]
June 29, 2017

Pets – Rules & Regs 

Almost all associations have had pet issues at one time or another. Per the American Pet Products Manufactures Association, there are an estimated 74.8 million dogs […]
June 19, 2017

Going Above & Beyond

Usually when the term “Going Above and Beyond” is used, it is being used in a positive and complementary way to apply to someone who has […]
June 19, 2017

Board Fiduciary Duty

From time to time you may hear that the board of the association operates in a fiduciary capacity for the homeowners. Or you may read about […]
June 9, 2017

Meeting Minutes

Association Meeting Minutes are a written record of meetings kept by the secretary of the HOA.  Minutes document decisions made during a meeting and also provide […]
June 9, 2017

Changing Governing Documents

As many are aware, amending a condominium association or a homeowner association’s governing documents, be it declarations/master deed or bylaws, can be a trying experience that […]
June 9, 2017

Finding Volunteers

Maybe you’ve been to the meetings where the person who failed to show up for the meeting is “volunteered” to serve on a committee.  Well there […]
June 7, 2017

If You Play You May Have To Pay

Memorial Day 2012 in Bend, Oregon at the Sunriver Owners Association was a festive event celebrated by 350 residents of the 4,200 home association in their […]
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