Attack of US Sen. Rand Paul, tax sale of road in Presidio Terrace spark national discussion of property rights

Will recent bizarre incidents in high profile HOAs get Congressional leaders interested in strengthening rights of homeowners? By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Two high profile incidents in HOA-governed estate home neighborhoods are gaining a lot of attention in the media recently. In both cases, U.S. Senators take issue with violations to property rights of homeowners. The first incident occurred in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Violent attack on U.S. Senator Rand Paul by his neighbor, Continue ReadingAttack of US Sen. Rand Paul, tax sale of road in Presidio Terrace spark national discussion of property rights

Should HOA Assessment payments impact credit score?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities This week, Sperlonga – a data analytics firm – announced its intention to team up with Equifax on tracking payments of assessments to Association-Governed Developments such as homeowners, condominium, and cooperative associations. You can read some recent news releases here: Your HOA Payments May Now Affect Your Credit Score Sperlonga, Equifax to record HOA payments for credit scores Brief explanation: “Property owners that pay HOA fees on time should begin to Continue ReadingShould HOA Assessment payments impact credit score?