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  • Top 5 Things to Know Before Hiring an HOA Management Company

    Top 5 Things to Consider Before Hiring an HOA Management Company

    An HOA management company can quickly help your association meet its annual goals and rise to the top of exclusive communities in your area. Selecting a management company that’s the right fit for your HOA isn’t as easy as selecting the first local listing on Google. There are many qualities to weigh out before determining whether a management team is capable of pushing you towards success. Here are some examples of what you must consider when choosing the best HOA management company for

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  • Should HOAs Get Workers' Compensation

    Does Your HOA Need Workers’ Comp Insurance?

    Workers’ compensation is a common form of insurance that many businesses employ to protect their leadership and reputation. Although workers' compensation is required in many states across the nation, Texas allows it's business owners the choice to enact this type of insurance. Associations are part of an industry that makes money from owners, therefore making them a business. Business protection from all is paramount. So, let’s take a deeper look at workers comp insurance and whether or

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  • How to Handle HOA Noise Issues in Your Community in Dallas-Fort Worth

    Tips for Handling Your HOA Noise Issues

    Noisy neighbors don’t typically make for a happy association. Even though you may have noise ordinances in place, there is always the possibility of an owner or their tenant slipping up and disturbing the peace of those around them. As association board members, you want to ensure every violation in your HOA is handled with organization, patience, and neutrality. Here’s a closer look at what you can do to reduce noise complaints within your community. Make Sure Your Rules Are for a Specific

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  • How to Create Snow Removal Policies and Procedures

    How to Craft a Winning HOA Snow Removal Policy

    Although Dallas and Fort Worth recently experienced their first snow of the year, it’s always best to keep in mind that Texas winter weather can be unexpected, and more snow can easily be in the near future. While snow days are fun, snow can also prove to be a slip and fall problem or accident hazard when left unattended throughout an HOA community. Your association should always have a snow removal policy prepared. However, if you know your policy needs revisions, this post is your first

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  • Creating an HOA Board Resolution with HOA Management in Dallas

    How to Properly Create an HOA Board Resolution

    HOA resolutions are set in place to ensure that a community Board effectively manages a community and makes all of the right decisions during board meetings. Essentially, resolutions are governing documents that bring validation to a board’s actions for a community. Since resolutions go beyond the standard rules and regulations that can easily change to meet new state, federal, and local requirements, there is definitely a process a Board should follow when its members decide a new resolution

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  • HOA Topics on Going Greener in 2022

    5 Ways Your HOA Can Go Greener in the New Year

    An HOA serves as a pillar of the community it resides in. So, while it should always strive to provide the best owner experience for its residents, it should also do everything in its power to reduce its environmental footprint and improve the immediate environments around it. Fortunately, going greener doesn’t have to be an expensive initiative, and there are several ways that your community can help make the planet a better place. Here are 5 green tips your HOA should enforce in 2022! Go

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  • New Years Resolution for HOA

    6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your HOA

    2021 is headed out the door and it’s time for your association to start making some new year’s resolutions that benefit the greater good of your community. While all HOA board members know that budgetary planning is essential for a new year, there are several other promises you can keep and make for your board and community that will make the next year happier and more efficient. Review and Make Any Potential New Rules Although your association’s CC&Rs may be extensive, there is

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  • Christmas Gift Puppy and HOA Dog Ownership Rules

    Common HOA Dog Ownership Rules to Keep in Mind

    One of the most popular gifts given during the holiday season is the gift of “man’s best friend.” While we all love our furry family members, it’s important to remember that all associations have established rules in place regarding dog ownership. Before you purchase a pooch this holiday season, make sure you ask your association management and Board members what your community’s rules are regarding dogs. In the meantime, keep these points in mind as you apply for seasonal puppy

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  • Nice Neighborhood With An HOA In Dallas Texas

    The Guide to Solving Common Issues New Board Members Face

    A new year around the corner can mean that your HOA’s board is about to welcome in some new board members. Yes, new bodies on a board can bring an exciting chance for new ideas to mold the community, but new board membership also often comes with common issues that can leave Boards and communities frustrated.  What Are Common Issues New Board Members Face? In order to have a smooth transition into board membership, it is important to address standard issues early. While you are easing new

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  • Texas Neighborhood Has HOA Management Team

    7 Steps to Starting an HOA in a Community

    Some community members in a neighborhood may find it’s time to improve community property values and create a homeowners association (HOA) for the greater good of the community. Obviously, a neighborhood can’t just say “We are now an HOA! Please pay your dues.” There’s a process involved that could take months or even years for a neighborhood to become one. While we know there are several details between the lines, here’s a closer look at the major steps necessary for starting a new

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