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How to conduct a productive HOA meeting

Productive HOA meetings are the foundation of a successful homeowners association. HOAs that treat the gatherings as a business meeting will have shorter, more effective meetings. As a property management company, we have observed a number of methods, or processes, … Continue reading

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Is Self-Management of Your HOA the Best Solution?

On the surface it seems reasonable that the business of operating a homeowners association (HOA) can and should be handled by the homeowners themselves. Those that volunteer their time to serve on the board are motivated to do the best … Continue reading

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HOA Reserve Funds Help Communities Fund Long-term Needs

A homeowners association is responsible for many things, and perhaps nothing more important than overseeing day-to-day operations of the community. They hire landscapers to mow the grass and trim bushes and gardens. The HOA maintains common areas, like pools or … Continue reading

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Motivated HOA Committees Extend Effectiveness of Homeowners Associations

Homeowners associations of any size, and their members, can benefit from creating HOA committees to extend the effectiveness of the homeowners associations’ board of directors. Homeowners’ boards typically consist of volunteer member residents that are elected to maintain uniform and … Continue reading

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Kansas Uniform Common Interest Owners Bill of Rights

Although it’s been the law since 2011, the “Kansas Uniform Common Interest Owners Bill of Rights” (aka homeowners bill of rights) is causing confusion for many homeowners associations in the state of Kansas and the Greater Kansas City area. Also … Continue reading

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