Unpleasant surprises for HOA homeowners

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Property owners in this St. Louis (MO) homeowners’ association are coping with sewage backup, suing their Property Owners’

Disappointing HOA rebuild following gas explosion (NJ)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities What if several homes in your Association-Governed townhouse community were destroyed by an accidental explosion or fire? Who would

MN woman sues HOA for discriminatory enforcement of covenants

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Today I share the predicament of a townhouse owner from Minnesota. Her story begs the question: barring any

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7 things to consider before buying a townhouse

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Buyer beware of real estate industry news releases that only present part of the story about affordability of townhouses.