HOA living comes with many unexpected costs

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Homeowners may think their HOA fees cover all costs to maintain the common property. But, as these three recent

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Retired residents suffer under leadership of dysfunctional condo HOAs

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Reports of HOA leaders making poor decisions just keep on coming. Today’s examples: a California board’s inaction leads to

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HOA condo legislation updates (CO, HI, IA, TX, MI, May 2019)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Selected highlights of legislation. Subjects: HOA manager licensing (Colorado); proxies in condo association elections (Hawaii); construction defects “right to

HOA power plays turn ugly

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Two recent reports highlight ugly HOA wars, power plays resulting in threats, discrimination, aggression, and downright hostility.   Mayor

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