Monthly Archives: January 2011

Term Limits for Condo/HOA Board Members–Necessary or Nonsensical?

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I read with interest the linked article by, a partially free, partially paid website that publishes articles about homeowner’s associations.  Their pros and cons article is for members only, but I’ve certainly heard the arguments for and against SOC … Continue reading

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Guest Blog–Fertilizer 101 for Condos and HOAs

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Did you ever wonder what all the numbers mean when you’re dealing with fertilizer?  When too much is too much, and when too much is not enough?  Well today I have a very special blog for you.  Celeste Il Grande … Continue reading

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Viewing Both Sides of the Foreclosure Debate–Homeowner vs. Association


This week Daniel Vasquez, condo and HOA reporter for the Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel, wrote an excellent article reviewing both sides of a foreclosure dispute in a South Florida homeowner’s association.  You can read the entire article here. The article … Continue reading

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How to Read a Balance Sheet

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So you’ve decided to become a volunteer director of a major non-profit business!  Welcome to the wonderful financial world of shared ownership communities–condominiums, co-ops and HOAs.  While there are no particular qualifications to become a board member (which is, at … Continue reading

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