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Don't rely on a Realtor to explain HOAs

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

If you’re house hunting, weekends are a good time to research home listings and home buying tips. Quite a bit of information is available online these days. 977 more words

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A tale of two HOAs plagued by construction defects

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

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Have you noticed a pattern with widely publicized media reports of construction defect settlements? They almost always seem to involve high end condo associations, with owners that can afford to hire the best attorneys to go up against prominent developers and architecture firms. 866 more words

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Realtor-developer doubles HOA fees, making homes unaffordable

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communinities

Yesterday’s blog covered the topic of pending south Carolina legislation to regulate developer control of homeowners, condominium, and cooperative associations. 408 more words

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Fair Housing victory: Kuhn v. McNary Estates HOA

Posted By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Good news on this lovely Sunday!

Gary and Renee Kuhn, parents of Khrizma Kuhn, Woodburn, Oregon, recently contacted me to let me know that a federal Judge has ruled that McNary Estates Homeowners Association violated Fair Housing laws by denying the family a reasonable accommodation for their adult daughter, with multiple disabilities. 1,836 more words

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Ahwatukee homeowners not buying into the concept of community farm

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

I cannot say I am surprised by the following report. Opposition is mounting for a proposal to transform one of Arizona’s massive planned golf communities, Ahwatukee, to a community based farm. 262 more words

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Winter hazards for condo life

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

I hear from dozens of homeowners daily. So many of them have told me that they purchased their condo, townhouse, or senior living home because they thought it would relieve them of certain homeowner chores and maintenance. 733 more words

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Private property rights practically nonexistent in this AZ HOA

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Here at IAC, I strive to get behind the brief news clips you see on TV or the internet. 853 more words

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