Most people are familiar with HOAs, if for nothing else, as the punchline for jokes about mailbox styles and front door colors. However, there is more to the HOA than making seemingly arbitrary rules about the home you live in. They serve many purposes, but they are not the same thing as an HOA property management company, a common source of confusion for many people. If you live in a detached residential home, townhome, or condo under an HOA, it’s worth your time to discover the difference between these two entities and the roles they play in your community, be it a whole neighborhood or a single mixed-use building.
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Most homeowners associations are run by volunteer homeowners who have the best interest of the community in mind. Unfortunately, most of these people don’t have the necessary skills or time to make sure that things go to plan. Attending meetings and planning events is only a fraction of community management. You must be up to date on news, laws, regulations, and your neighbors. While volunteers provide a perfect base for community management, a community association management professional can take some of the everyday tasks off of your hands, and make sure that your community is managed smoothly. (more…)