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What makes bed bugs so resilient? Blame inbreeding

What makes bed bugs so resilient? Blame inbreeding | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Bed bugs can survive generations of inbreeding and still produce healthy offspring, new research shows (What makes bed bugs so resilient?


[See also: http://www.hindmansanchez.com/resources/newsletter/are-bedbugs-taking-residency-your-condominium-building ]

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Embezzlement Through Debit Cards | HindmanSanchez

Office administrator embezzling from homeowners association through use of debit cards http://t.co/qzGOjSQT...
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Super Bowl of the HOA! » Article Directory

Super Bowl of the HOA! » Article Directory | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
First, the HOA must elect officers and committee members for the “new year”. These individuals will essentially shape the community for the next year. The HOA has guiding principles defined in legal documents, but poor ...


[Article re the Annual Meeting as the "Super Bowl" of the HOA.]

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Taking Back Your Life from the Whirlwind

About five years ago, when people would ask me what I did for a living I’d confess that I managed a portfolio of homeowner associations, but in those few seconds before the blank stare or some ex...


[If you're a community association manager...read this!]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Roofing & Roof Construction | HOA Management

Frequently Asked Questions about Roofing & Roof Construction | HOA Management | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it

[FAQ on roofs]

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Help for Community Associations and Homeowners - sacbee.com

Help for Community Associations and Homeowners - sacbee.com | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than 60 million Americans living in 315,000 U.S. homeowners associations and condominium communities, tension, frustration and conflict are inevitable.


[CAI is a great resource for community associations...]

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Does our homeowners association pay Taxes? - articledisc.com

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Rental limit amendment to homeowners association rules causing controversy

Rental limit amendment to homeowners association rules causing controversy | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it

An amendment is capping house rentals in a community that borders Riviera Beach and Palm Beach Gardens at fifteen percent.  The homeowners association says this will increase property values.  Some homeowners say it will drive them to foreclosure. ...


[When amending to include rental cap, associations should consider including hardship clauses.]

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Does Your Association Have a Social Media Policy? | HindmanSanchez

Does your association have a Facebook, Twitter or other social media page?
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Officials to legislators: Work needs done to help HOAs - journal-news.net | News, sports, jobs, community information for Martinsburg - The Journal

MARTINSBURG — Eastern Panhandle officials and homeowners association representatives agree something needs to be done to correct problems that...


[Discussion of problems related to taxation of common area.]

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Meeting Mayhem at Katzman Garfinkel & Berger Law and Learning Center, Margate

Meeting Mayhem at Katzman Garfinkel & Berger Law and Learning Center, Margate | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Meeting Mayhem at Katzman Garfinkel & Berger Law and Learning Center in Margate - A comprehensive course on condominium meetings including types of meetings, meeting notice (Don't miss 'Meeting Mayhem' 2 hrs CEU for CAMs at KG&B Law & Learning...
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Filing A ‘Notice Of Covenant Violation’ Lien | HindmanSanchez

What is a notice of covenant violation lien? And how can it be used to ensure violations are addressed at closing?
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Reviewing Requests for Variance | HOA Management

Reviewing Requests for Variance | HOA Management | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it

[Discussion of granting variances on architectural provisions.]

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Does Your Association Have a Social Media Policy? - College of Community Association Lawyers Blog

Does Your Association Have a Social Media Policy? - College of Community Association Lawyers Blog | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Does your community ass'n have a social media policy?





[Also: http://www.hindmansanchez.com/resources/newsletter/youtwitface-%E2%80%93-social-media-and-how-it-relates-your-homeowners-association]

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Colorado Homeowners Association Law Blog: Conflict Management ...

It seems that the last several years have, unfortunately, brought out much conflict in the operations of community associations, resulting in contentious board meetings and annual meetings, as well as disputes between associations and their ...
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Water district considers policy on pipeline responsibilities

Water district considers policy on pipeline responsibilities | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
If a water line breaks on your side of the property line, it’s up to you to get it fixed. If the break is in the street, the water district is required to repair it.


[Article re who is responsible for water line breaks in a condo & townhome developments?] 

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Technology and Covenant Enforcement | HOA Management

Technology and Covenant Enforcement | HOA Management | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it

[Article discussing the use of smartphones for covenant notification and enforcement]

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FHA Responds to CAI on Transfer Fees - College of Community Association Lawyers Blog

FHA Responds to CAI on Transfer Fees.http://t.co/ehYgtUjR #condohoalaw...
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When Condo Boards Go Solar, What Questions Come Up? | Green DC Daily

When Condo Boards Go Solar, What Questions Come Up? | Green DC Daily | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
What was most compelling for our Board was the fact that the install would be done at ZERO cost to the condo association. (When Condo Boards Go Solar, What Questions Come Up?
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National Flood Insurance Program To Be Extended Again : Condominium Insurance Law

Few coverages are more important than flood insurance.
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Aging Gracefully | Perspective Magazine

Aging Gracefully | Perspective Magazine | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
by Clara Rose

Much like the baby boomers, the hospitality industry is aging – at least many of the properties are. Some have aged more gracefully than others,...


[Good article re issues faced by older resort/timeshare communities.] 

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Harris Properties Targets Electric Vehicles as Challenge to ...

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CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris Properties, prominent Culver City, California based property management company, is at the forefront ...


[Article re what electric vehicle considerations in condo associations.  See also: http://www.hindmansanchez.com/resources/newsletter/i-have-seen-future-and-its-electric ]

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Rob Samouce: Who pays for damage from water leaks in condominiums?

Rob Samouce: Who pays for damage from water leaks in condominiums? | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
Due to many changes in the Florida Statutes affecting condominium associations in recent years, now is probably a good time to review who is responsible for the cost of repairing and/or replacing condominium property damaged by water leaks.
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condo owners lose 'view' ruling - Atlanta Journal Constitution

condo owners lose 'view' ruling - Atlanta Journal Constitution | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it
WXIA-TVcondo owners lose 'view' rulingAtlanta Journal ConstitutionAlison Church, Special Cars drive toward the condo tower Twelve (left) and the Atlantic (center) during construction..


[Owners had signed contracts that expressly states that their views could change over time.]

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The Softer Side of Covenants Committees | HOA Management

The Softer Side of Covenants Committees | HOA Management | What's Trending in HOAs? | Scoop.it

[Helpful hints to keep your covenants committee responsive and friendly, all the while maintaining a beautiful community]

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