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Why FHA Recertification Is Worthwhile

One of the largest hurdles to individuals investing in homes is the inability to come up with the down payment. For this reason, HOAs need to consider the value of having FHA approval on their buildings. For buildings that are having trouble selling their units, having FHA approval could greatly improve their prospective buyer pool.…

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What Your HOA Should Focus On In 2020

Where should your HOA management focus on in 2020? At the beginning of the year, HOA board members need to have a clear direction of their approach for the upcoming year. The reason for this is that residents need to feel that their dues are being used efficiently and ethically. Without having a clear approach…

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The Best Places to Live Near Raleigh NC

Raleigh has become a very popular place to live since Raleigh has experienced an incredible level of corporate growth in recent years. Due to the many multinational companies that have relocated their presence to the Raleigh area, many neighborhoods have gained popularity both within and the suburbs surrounding Raleigh. If you are considering relocating to…

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What is an HOA Special Assessment?

Anybody who lives in a planned community most likely is part of a homeowners association which requires members to pay fees. The fees cover the day-to-day operating expenses of the community. Unfortunately, the regular dues don’t always cover all of the association’s expenses, especially if there are unexpected costs that the reserves can’t account for.…

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How To Handle Bullies On Your HOA Board

A homeowner’s association (HOA) can accomplish great things with the right people sitting on the board. However, bullies can often be the clog that hinders a well-oiled machine from performing effectively. A board bully can be annoying. They often belittle other members’ proposals and forcefully push their own. If you are reading this, there is…