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Is condo association ripping off residents with fees and fines?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

I knew there had to be more to the story with Mesa Terrace Condominiums, when I blogged about the “block list” policy… 1,202 more words

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HOA Board of Directors have a duty to act with reasonable diligence in the performance of director duties.

By Keith Turner and Justin Escano

Palm Spings Villas II v. Parth is a another example of what can happen when an HOA board member “goes rogue” and tests the limits of the so-called “business judgment rule,” which HOA board members sometimes naively believe  immunizes their conduct from personal liability.   852 more words

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HOA Theft, Fraud, and Embezzlement Roundup (Sept 2016, Part 2)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

I decided to split up my HOA corruption “roundup” list this month. Part 1 was published last week. Here’s part 2. 681 more words

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Update on McNary Estates Fair Housing lawsuit over RV for disabled resident

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Here’s an updated report on a case I told you about in January.

Eight months later, the HOA has settled with the family on the matter of holding board meetings at Board members’ homes, which do not provide disability access. 1,323 more words

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HOA theft, fraud, and embezzlement round up (Sept 2016)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Alabama – $375K theft by Condo Manager employed by prominent Real Estate Broker

Jill Rouse Boothby pleaded guilty to creating and submitting false invoices to 11 condo associations she managed, while employed as property manager through Boothby Realty. 735 more words

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HOA "block lists" newest bully tactic

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Just when I think I’ve heard every crazy HOA story possible, another one comes along! It’s a reminder that out-of-control HOA boards are very creative at finding new ways to control and bully their residents. 1,668 more words

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