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Developmental Stages: Building Blocks of Community

Discussions on Creating Community (Understanding the developmental stages of creating unity/community http://t.co/8qBDcPBM...)...
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Mediation Concepts and Uses | HindmanSanchez

Mediation is a powerful and creative dispute resolution process. Associations should consider mediation as an alternative approach for resolving certain disputes that arise in their communities...


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Resort managers work to speed up timeshare foreclosure process - Bethel Citizen

Resort managers work to speed up timeshare foreclosure processBethel CitizenFor between $3000 and $16000, vacation-minded people can purchase a one-week-a-year timeshare at the River View or Bethel Inn resorts.
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Open Meetings, Open Hearts | jrogerwoodlaw.com

Open Meetings, Open Hearts | jrogerwoodlaw.com | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Putting the 'H' Back in HOA: Advice and Litigation for Homeowners in Arizona's HOAs and Condos (Open Meetings, Open Hearts - what AZ's HOA law says about HOMEOWNERS speaking in board meetings.
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CommunityLINK Weekly

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The CommunityLINK Weekly has been created to act as a (CommunityLINK Weekly is out!
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Civil RICO Case Fails In Absence of Specific Fraud Allegations ...

A Colorado federal district court dismissed RICO claims in a case involving a property owner and a homeowners' association, finding that the plaintiffs failed to plead specific instances of fraud necessary to sustain the claims.
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HOA Fines Parents for Son’s Playhouse Used in His Cerebral Palsy Therapy

HOA Fines Parents for Son’s Playhouse Used in His Cerebral Palsy Therapy | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
The parents of a 3-year-old boy with cerebral palsy are getting rid of their son's playhouse after their neighborhood homeowner's association said it has to go, fining them $50 per day until they take it down.
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2011 – The Year of the Missing $$$$$$$$ | Community Association Considerations

If there was a single theme running through news stories and articles about condo and homeowner associations in 2011, it was the shortage of money to carry out...


[Constant theme in community associations...delinquencies, mortgage industry collapse, embezzlement....]

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Cynthia Montsinger Named Senior Community Association Manager for Aegis Community Management Solutions

Cynthia Montsinger Named Senior Community Association Manager for Aegis Community Management Solutions | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Aegis Community Management Solutions has announced today that the company has hired Cynthia Montsinger as Senior Community Association Manager.


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Dealing with a resident who hoards

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No matter if it's treasure or trash, when a condominium resident stockpiles too much of anything, it can be detrimental to the entire building.


[See also: http://www.hindmansanchez.com/blog/community-associations-miscellaneous/hoarding-it-fire-hazard]

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An inside look at fracking a well - Denver Post

"An inside look at fracking a wellDenver PostIn Colorado, 68 percent of the frack jobs in 2011 have used closed-loop systems, according to the state oil and gas commission."


[For Coloradoans, see also http://www.hindmansanchez.com/blog/community-associations-miscellaneous/associations-increasingly-facing-oil-and-gas-leasing - blog regarding a new oil rush in northeastern Colorado and HOAs increasingly facing oil & gas leasing.]

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Are you a rookie board member? Here are some suggestions: – Condos and HOAs – Sun-Sentinel

Are you a rookie board member? Here are some suggestions: – Condos and HOAs – Sun-Sentinel | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Sun Sentinel Blogs (FL: Are you a rookie board member?
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Considering a Receivership? Important Factors to Take Into Account | HindmanSanchez

If youre considering receivership as a tool for collecting assessments, take these factors into account: http://t.co/NQtI1hqf...
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Board Members on Homeowners Association (HOA) Committees in ...

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Most governing documents for Homeowners Associations (HOA's), Property Owners Associations (POA's), Neighborhood Associations and Civic Improvement Associations (CIA's) and most local state statutes do not prohibit ...


[Article re having board members act as liaisons on committees.]

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Occupy Your HOA

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In recent weeks, the Occupy movement has tried to convince the world that the 99% of us who do not control business, politics, or money can make a big differenc (A good article on why residents avoid their #CondoHOA..)...
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Condo talk: Keep an open mind to short sales - Chicago Daily Herald

Condo talk: Keep an open mind to short sales - Chicago Daily Herald | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Condo talk: Keep an open mind to short salesChicago Daily HeraldAs a side note, the Illinois Condominium Property Act states that “(t)he association shall have no authority to forbear the payment of assessments by any unit owner.” This less than...
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francesco andreone: Peeing Dog Evicted from Toronto Strata Building

francesco andreone: Peeing Dog Evicted from Toronto Strata Building | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
high density and high rise strata and community title real estate (RT @f_andreone: Badly behaved strata dog evicted in Toronto ...)...
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The Manager and Community Association Maintenance | HOA Management

The Manager and Community Association Maintenance? Find out more.
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American Homeowners’ Love-Hate Relationship With Their Homeowners Associations

American Homeowners’ Love-Hate Relationship With Their Homeowners Associations | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
via creditsesame.com (American Homeowners’ Love-Hate Relationship With Their Homeowners Associations http://t.co/9iDCi2m5...)...
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Functions of the Board: Maintain the Common Area

Functions of the Board: Maintain the Common Area | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
HOA2HOA - Associations helping associations (Thanks for the RT @condomundo: One of the main functions of an HOA board is to maintain the common area...)...
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Condo Consultant: Board confused about its role in reviewing budget

Condo Consultant: Board confused about its role in reviewing budget | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Dear Poliakoffs: I am anxious to hear your interpretation of the "Sunshine Law" concerning the following: The board of our homeowner's association "noticed" a meeting of the board for the exclusive purpose of reviewing the preliminary 2011...
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Condo Culture: Noise complaints | Homes | National Post

Condo Culture: Noise complaints | Homes | National Post | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Q: The condo owners above me are constantly making loud noises. They drag things across the floor, play very loud music and there’s often thumping noises. I have called the office and complained to the manager but nothing has changed.
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Ask a real estate pro: When the bank won't foreclose and HOA fees pile up | House Keys blog

Ask a real estate pro: When the bank won't foreclose and HOA fees pile up | House Keys blog | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
This Sun Sentinel blog has the latest news from the South Florida real estate market, and stories covering Florida Power & Light, Co (FPL) (Ask a real estate pro: When the bank won't foreclose and HOA fees pile up:

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Financials are the Key to a Healthy Homeowners Association (HOA ...

Financials are the Key to a Healthy Homeowners Association (HOA ... | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
If you're on the Board of Directors for your Homeowners Association (HOA), Property Owners Association, Condominium Association, High Rise Association or Civic Improvement Association in San Antonio, Boerne, New ...



[Nice discussion of what to look for in financial reports.]

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Run Your Plano HOA Like a Business | Spectrum Association ...

Run Your Plano HOA Like a Business | Spectrum Association ... | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Are you part of a homeowners association board of directors in Plano, TX? Would you be interested in having effective HOA board meetings? I'm sure you are. As a Plano HOA property management company we are privy to a ...
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