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Fire-Resistant Is Not Fire-Proof, California Homeowners Discover

California's building codes are not keeping up with the severe, wind-driven wildfires that are becoming the norm.<p>Ten years ago, the state passed strict new standards for homes built in high fire-risk areas.<p>But even homes built to those standards were destroyed in last year's massive Thomas Fire. …

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In the Arena: The Board of Directors' Guide to the Successful Operation of a Homeowners Association

Shared via Kindle. Description: How would serving on a Board of Directors or living within an association change if there was a reliable resource …

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Owners with no HOA, public sewer, face $11,404 tax assessment • IAC

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>Owners of twenty estate homes in the Greenbrook Manor subdivision, located in the Village of River …

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SLIDESHOW<p>Press reports, including this one from the <b>SFChronicle</b>▶ <b>LINK</b> ▶ would indicate that CA voters approved <b>Proposition #7</b> on November 6 to permit …

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Dozens of homeowners claim houses are falling apart, but major builder refuses to fix them

Loading...<p><b>CENTRAL FLORIDA</b> - Dozens of buyers claim their new homes are falling apart, but a major builder refuses to fix defective stucco despite a …

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BOOK A CONSULTATION<p><b>©answers▶</b><p>ESSENTIAL NEWS<p>DEFINED (see link above) I had blastoid MCL with DX in 2006 followed by some 16 months of various chemo …

Does an HOA respect your due process rights? Don’t count on it.

<i>By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities</i><p>This past week, the controversial confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice …

CA Gov. Brown vetoes HOA election reform bills

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>A few weeks ago, <i>IAC</i> updated readers on four bills approved the by California Legislature. In that …

HOAs from the Dark Side

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>A collection of un-neigbhorly association-governed communities in the U.S.<p>Resident receives …

The Condo – Home or Investment?

By Deborah Goonan<p>Once upon a time, there was the “American Dream. ” A home was a place where people lived for a long time. Young newlyweds would …

Westchester Man Busted Stealing Nearly $100K From Homeowners Association

A Westchester attorney turned himself into police custody for allegedly stealing nearly $100,000 from his homeowner’s association while he was acting …

After a mudslide in this Hawaii community, HOA members assessed $3,900

Many owners of property in association-governed communities have a fundamental misunderstanding of the concept of “common interest.”<p>By Deborah …

Online tribunal underway to help with condo disputes | Law Times

Condominium lawyers are waiting to see how the jurisdiction of the online Condominium Authority Tribunal expands, while mediators say online dispute …

New surveillance camera startup plans to serve HOAs – what could go wrong?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>How far are you willing to go to protect yourself and your community from crime?<p>How much privacy …

Snitching-ass startup raises $10 million to privatize the surveillance state

Flock Security is looking to capitalize on suburban fear.<p>It’s well-established that police have the ability to read your license plate when you pass …

Why do people who hate rules buy into an HOA?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>Now here’s a good question that comes up over and over again, whenever a homeowners’ association …

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NC: After two decades, Sago Bay HOA gets flood relief from New Hanover County

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>Hurricane season is well underway, and Sago Bay community in North Carolina was recently flooded …

It’s time to deregulate homeowners and restore private property rights

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>Legislative sessions are in full swing across the U.S. And some states are, once again, …

Here’s why HOA statutory power to fine must be outlawed

Do we really need or want HOAs to be <i>The Enforcers</i>?<p>Arizona Constitutional Rights advocate George K. Staropoli recently published a few posts on an …

Worldwide condo/strata corruption & dysfunction (July 2018)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>This month’s collection of articles from common interest and planned communities around the …

New details released surrounding NC HOA racial profiling incident

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>Last week Jasmine Abhulimen, a North Carolina resident of Glenridge community, posted a video of …

This voluntary HOA keeps trying to save White Bear Lake (MN)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>Most of the posts here on <i>IAC</i> inform readers about issues and drama occurring in communities …

Oakwood HOA faces lawsuit filed by parents of shooting victims

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>On May 27 (2018), according to local reports, four teens fired gunshots into the Clubhouse in the …

HOA Common interest community real estate trends

Changes coming to HOA, condo neighborhoods<p><i>The industry keeps trying to tweak the HOA, condo product. But do recent changes improve communities, or</i> …

Critics say scanning for radioactivity at Hunters Point HOA is nothing more than a PR stunt (CA)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>When land becomes scarce and housing demand is high, city and county governments find it very …

HOA orders homeowner to take down American flags from yard

<i>PALM HARBOR, Fla.</i> — A family is fighting back against their homeowner's association over several American flags displayed outside their home.<p>"I'm not …

HOA, condo, & co-op corruption, fraud, & theft roundup (June 2018)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities<p>This month: several managers, former board members of association-governed communities either …