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AR HOA declares war on children's playhouse

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Just in time for summer, Hurricane Lake Estates Property Owners Association (POA) has threatened to fine Michelle Campbell $150 per month if she does not remove a playhouse she and her husband built for their children in their own backyard. 289 more words

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Because You're Buying More Than A Home: Part V

Admittedly, it’s been a while since the HOA Detective touched on this topic, but that’s not because yours truly hasn’t been busy. To the contrary, the number of buyers purchasing homes in HOAs, and condominiums in particular, seems to be never-ending. 714 more words

Because You Are Buying More Than A Home

How well does your owner's association maintain your community?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

One of the common complaints about living in an Association-Governed Community: “we keep paying our assessments, but nothing ever seems to get done!” 366 more words

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Indiana HOA is not valid. Now what?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Now here’s a report of an HOA that has been defunct¬†through Administrative Dissolution since 2002, but nevertheless, has been collecting assessments for the past fourteen years. 486 more words

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Condos: affordability or quality construction? You can't have both

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

The housing market is having somewhat of a correction in the last decade. Developers are building far fewer condominiums, especially those priced for first-time homebuyers. 849 more words

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H.R. 4696: Unfair Tax Treatment Under The Law

House Resolution 4696, which has been tagged with the politically palatable moniker, Helping Our Middle-Income Earners (H.O.M.E.) Act, is being touted by industry insiders as a piece of consumer-friendly legislation to help beleaguered homeowners who just so happen to live in HOAs. 1,132 more words

State Of The Industry

Can we rely on HOA trade group's statistics?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Earlier this week some colleagues and I were discussing the number of Association Governed Developments exist in the U.S., and state by state. 569 more words

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