HOA required roof shingles could cost owners thousands

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Colorado homeowner says insurance won’t cover the full repair cost of her roof replacement following a hailstorm By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities According to a report that aired on Denver7 last week, Piney Creek homeowner Kemberly DuBuke may have to replace her brand new roof. The homeowner just learned that her HOA won’t approve her new roof, because it doesn’t comply with updated HOA rules for acceptable roof shingles. Golf-ball sized hail damages roofs This Continue ReadingHOA required roof shingles could cost owners thousands

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NC homeowners: many unanswered questions about HOA insurance claims

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Do you have a clear understanding of how your homeowners, condominium, or cooperative association is spending the money collected from you and your neighboring homeowners? For many homeowners, the answer to that question is a definitive NO. For example, according to a Fox 46 (WJZY) report from Charlotte, homeowners in Prosperity Village Townhomes Association are trying to understand why their association is deep in debt. They want to Continue ReadingNC homeowners: many unanswered questions about HOA insurance claims

FL HOA prevents homeowner from replacing leaky roof

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities A young couple from Florida, about to bring home a new baby, recently discovered they had a leaky roof. They own a single family detached house, in Bird Lakes homeowners association in Miami-Dade County. The leaks were so bad that Ivan and Krystle Paredes had to remove wall board from their bathroom, exposing mold. Rain water was collected in multiple buckets. In early February, the couple had made a request to Continue ReadingFL HOA prevents homeowner from replacing leaky roof