KEEPING TRACK OF ASSOCIATION FEES

“It’s hard to believe that a neighbor or professional manager could mismanage association funds but it does happen.  Installing safeguards can add to the financial stability of your community.  Tracking transactions, reviewing reports and examining contracts rank high on the best practices list.”  To strengthen good governance the Board should have in place a number…

Complaint Results: Failure to File Annual Report

Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR), Common Interest Community Board, Complaint against Heatherlea of Arlington A Condominium (10/25/2013). Allegation: The Heatherlea of Arlington A Condominium failed to file an annual report in the form and at such time as prescribed by regulations of the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. As a result,…

Still More Shame on Them

The purpose of an Inspector of Election is to faithfully execute the duties of inspector with strict impartiality and according to the best of her ability, not to be “completely in our [the rogue Board’s] court and awesome” inspector of election emails dated July 23 2013 [produced in response to proper records request*] The purpose…

The Regenesis Report-National Edition November 2013

The Regenesis Report is widely regarded as the best homeowner association newsletter on the planet.  Since 1997, it has been delivering innovative HOA management strategies to board members, managers and developers across North America. IN THIS EDITION Three Legged Stool. Learn about the Business Judgment Rule. Ask the HOA Expert. Another compelling Q&A. Mother Lode Committees. There…

HOA Common Sense by George K. Staropoli (SMART!!!)

HOA Common Sense by George K. Staropoli “The political and social changes in our society brought about by the adoption and acceptance of the HOA legal scheme has created a new America of authoritarian, private governments known as HOAs. They function as independent principalities.  The values, beliefs, principles, ethics, and morality of today’s America would…