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What to do When An HOA Board Candidate Has Been Delinquent

Posted by Staff Writer on Nov 9, 2016 3:09:02 PM

Many associations are currently preparing to elect new board members. One factor that may influence the decision to have someone serve on the community association board is whether the person has been delinquent on paying their assessments. But, how do you find this information?

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Topics: Community Living

Here's How Associa Cares Funds Have Helped Communities So far This Year

Posted by Staff Writer on Sep 22, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Since 2007, Associa Cares has been assisting communities worldwide during their most challenging times: when natural or man-made disasters strike. Associa Cares has assisted communities impacted by earthquakes, fires, floods, hurricanes, and more.

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Topics: Industry

Time to Let Go? The Appliances You Need to Replace (and Why It's Time)

Posted by Staff Writer on Aug 31, 2016 4:51:57 PM

When it comes to appliances, replacing an older model with a newer, more energy efficient version could add up to big savings. Even though a new unit might cost more, over time the energy it saves could easily offset its purchase price.

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Topics: House & Home

The Dos and Don’ts of Being a Good Neighbor

Posted by Staff Writer on Aug 16, 2016 3:25:06 PM
There’s an art to being a good neighbor. But just like anything else in life, it takes time to master the art of neighbor-etiquette. Should you invite the entire block or floor to your next house party? Is it right to borrow tools from friends? Follow these do's and don’ts with your neighbors and see if you can turn polite encounters into lasting friendships.
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Topics: Community Living

3 Hidden Opportunities Your HOA Can Unlock by Playing Pokémon Go

Posted by Staff Writer on Aug 11, 2016 5:17:36 PM

By now you’ve seen your share of Pokémon Go stories in the news. Some articles sing its praises—most notably getting kids out of the house—while others highlight the game’s perils, like turning people into zombies and causing vehicular crashes.

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Topics: Community Living





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