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Elevating Your Home’s Aesthetic: Understanding the Architectural Review Process

Ever wondered why homes within a homeowners association (HOA) often exhibit a uniform appearance? This deliberate consistency is a result of meticulous oversight by the Architectural Review Committee, an integral component of HOA governance tasked with preserving the community’s visual harmony and property values. Comprising volunteer members from the HOA community, this committee plays a pivotal role in evaluating proposed…
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Optimizing HOA Reserve Funds: Planning for the Future

Monthly fees within a homeowners association (HOA) serve a vital purpose beyond mere revenue generation. These fees, often ranging from a few hundred to over a thousand dollars, are meticulously allocated into reserve funds, safeguarding the community’s financial stability and ensuring preparedness for unforeseen expenses. Understanding the Role of Reserve Funds Reserve funds serve as a financial safeguard, earmarked for…
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Navigating HOA Legal Matters: Ensuring Compliance and Fair Resolution

Operating within a homeowners association (HOA) framework entails a multitude of rules and regulations aimed at maintaining community standards and harmony. However, when legal issues arise due to non-compliance with HOA regulations, navigating the complexities of enforcement and resolution becomes paramount. Here’s what you need to know to effectively address HOA-related legal matters: Understanding HOA Governance HOAs in Arizona operate…
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Understanding Your Rights and Responsibilities as an HOA Member

In the intricate tapestry of homeowners associations (HOAs), both rights and responsibilities are woven into the fabric of community life. As an integral member of your HOA, navigating these rights and obligations is essential for fostering a thriving and equitable living environment. Let’s explore what you need to know as an HOA member: Asserting Your Rights As an HOA member,…
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Navigating the Decision-Making Process in Your HOA

In the dynamic landscape of homeowners associations (HOAs), decisions shape the trajectory of community life, from financial planning to rule enforcement and beyond. The process by which these decisions are made is intricate, influenced by governing documents, board dynamics, and the needs of the community at large. Let’s delve into how HOA decisions are crafted and implemented. Board of Directors…
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Exploring the Value of Homeowners Associations (HOAs)

Homeowners associations (HOAs) often provoke mixed reactions, with some viewing them skeptically due to their perceived restrictions and costs. However, for many, the benefits of residing in an HOA community far outweigh the drawbacks. Here’s a closer look at why individuals might opt for an HOA: Community Activities and Amenities: HOAs are often situated in vibrant communities that offer a…
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What Are the Rules and Regulations of the HOA in Scottsdale, AZ?

Each homeowners association (HOA) and multifamily property is unique. In Scottsdale and all throughout Arizona, you will find various HOAs. Each one may have different laws. There are many rules and regulations that HOAs have and here’s a look at some of them. Water Use HOAs need to monitor water use. Normal water use may vary based on factors such…
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Empowering Community Engagement: A Guide to HOA Involvement

At City Property Management, we champion the strength of the community and recognize the profound impact of each member’s contribution. Often, residents express eagerness to contribute but seek guidance on where to begin. The question, “How can I get involved in the HOA?” is a crucial first step towards nurturing a vibrant, harmonious community. In this comprehensive guide, we illuminate…
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Elevating HOA Management: City Property Management’s Comprehensive Support

Homeowners associations (HOAs) play a pivotal role in preserving the harmony and value of residential communities, ensuring they remain attractive and functional. With over 40 years of unwavering commitment, City Property Management emerges as a steadfast ally to HOAs, delivering full-scale management solutions. Let’s explore how City Property Management can assist your HOA and enhance community living. Comprehensive HOA Management…
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Navigating Property Changes: The Importance of HOA Approval in Phoenix

The burgeoning population in Phoenix has seen a surge in residents joining Homeowners Associations (HOAs) to preserve the orderly charm of neighborhoods. These associations play a pivotal role in setting guidelines for permissible property changes. Understanding and adhering to these rules is crucial for homeowners seeking modifications. For expert guidance in Phoenix, consider the HOA management services provided by City…
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Housing - City Property

Understanding the Impact of CC&Rs in Homeownership

In the realm of planned communities, Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs) serve as the cornerstone, establishing the rules that govern daily life for homeowners. These legally binding documents, meticulously crafted for Homeowners’ Associations (HOAs), wield influence over property aesthetics, communal harmony, and individual property rights. For homeowners within an HOA, a nuanced comprehension of CC&Rs is paramount. Origins and Purpose…
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Empowering Community Engagement in Your Arizona HOA

Homeowners associations (HOAs) can sometimes be perceived as rigid entities enforcing seemingly arbitrary rules, but by actively participating, you can unravel their complexities and contribute to your community’s well-being. While frustrations may arise, getting involved allows one to comprehend the intricacies, foster community spirit, and positively impact your neighborhood. Understanding the Dynamics: A Closer Look at HOA Involvement Serve on…
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Navigating the Consequences of Unpaid HOA Assessments in Arizona

Managing a homeowners association (HOA) involves maintaining community standards, and one critical aspect is ensuring homeowners adhere to HOA assessments. These fees, integral to community upkeep, are obligatory for residents in HOA-governed properties, encompassing both homeowners and tenants. Understanding the HOA Landscape: Embracing Responsibilities Upon entering an HOA-regulated property, homeowners and tenants agree to abide by the covenants, conditions, and…
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Navigating Home Modifications within HOA Guidelines

Owning a home often entails the freedom to personalize, but for those in a homeowners association (HOA), this liberty has its limits. While homeowners can generally paint the exterior purple or park a vintage car in their driveway, HOAs impose restrictions outlined in covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs), especially concerning external modifications. Understanding HOA Guidelines: A Crucial Step CC&Rs, unique…
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Demystifying HOA Budgets: A Crucial Element in Community Management

Homeowners Associations (HOAs) often face scrutiny, with some perceiving them as a financial burden. However, understanding the intricacies of HOA budgets reveals their indispensable role in maintaining community amenities like clubhouses, pools, and sports facilities. The treasurer, typically a member of the HOA board, manages these funds, ensuring responsible financial stewardship to benefit all homeowners. Budget Basics: Revenue and Responsibility…
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How HOA Rules Shape Your Homeownership Experience

Homeowners associations (HOAs) are a ubiquitous presence in residential communities, with 74 million Americans residing in HOA-governed neighborhoods in 2021. These associations impose a plethora of rules, ranging from seemingly mundane restrictions on pets and trees to specifications about your home’s exterior aesthetics, like roofing and paint colors. While it might be tempting to question the necessity of adhering to…
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City Property Management Ranks as a 2022 Top Arizona Company

We’re delighted and grateful to announce that we placed as one of the 2022 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona. This 9th annual award represents the best organizations across the state in three size categories and is voted on exclusively by employees. Our team voted, and we’re proud to say that City Property Management ranked within the 34 medium-sized…
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USPS Rate Increase Beginning July 2022

After being proposed in April by the United States Postal Service (USPS), the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has approved rate increases beginning July 10, 2022. The proposed increase was approved to catch up with current inflation and most of the changes have been made to First-Class Mail®. The full rate changes can be viewed here but some of the key…
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Introducing Core Values at City Property Management

Admin Appreciation Day was April 27th and we celebrated the day with fun team-building activities, goodies for our group, and a company introduction to our new Core Values. At City Property Management we value our company culture and high level of care, so we’ve introduced ten Core Values as our collective guiding philosophy for exceptional service and sustained growth. These…
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Seven New Communities Welcomed to City Property Management Since New Year

Sincuidados Homeowners Association Since the beginning of 2022, City Property Management has continued to grow with the addition of seven new communities in less than six months. The Preserves Condo Home Association in Phoenix was the first community to join CPMC this year. The 108-unit gated condominium community sports a sparkling pool and prime location. We welcomed three new communities…
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