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 […]
June 7, 2017

Board Resolutions

A board resolution is a motion that follows a set format and is formally adopted by the board. Resolutions may enact rules and regulations or formalize […]
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