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HOA best practices

Four Steps to Amending HOA Covenants, Bylaws, and Rules

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Updated November 20, 2021 Homeowners’ associations evolve over time as the world around us changes. For example, a new law gets enacted (e.g., marijuana legalization), or new safety or communication needs arise. Sometimes in response, an HOA must create a new rule or amend a bylaw. Boards must know how to change HOA rules properly. You’ll want to be legally compliant, and manage the concerns of HOA members. This guide tells how to add rule amendments.

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Combatting Condo Noise Complaints and Violations in Your Community

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Condo association board members are no stranger to condo noise complaints. From loud music, barking dogs, and fireworks in the summer, the opportunities for disruptions are many. Of course, you want everyone to be respectful and mindful of one another, but not all tenants are perfect. To help you keep a happy and safe community, we’ve listed some tactics condominium property managers use to tackle the problem of condo noise complaints.

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Foster a Sense of Community with Block Parties and Garage Sales

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Spring is finally here so it’s time to stop hibernating inside and venture outdoors! With warmer weather approaching, many people like to get outside, join volunteer groups, or meet the new neighbor who moved in during winter. As an HOA board member, it’s your job to help create a friendly environment where homeowners feel proud of where they live. Many people want to know their neighbors instead of feeling like it’s just a bunch of town homes that share a wall. An easy way to encourage neighborly love is with community activities such as a block party or  neighborhood garage sale. Here are some tips on planning a seamless event in your HOA community.

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