Considering an HOA with Online or Mobile App Fee Payment Options

Our Gilbert HOA management service company, City Property Management, has grown in recent years. This growth is attributed to the fast-rising demand for homes, leaving most land developers with the option of turning to homeowners’ associations. The homeowners’ associations aid the residents by providing managed clean neighborhoods. HOA Gilbert organizations are one of the most critical initiatives that has been…
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Custom Services

At City Property Management, we are proud to be Arizona’s most trusted HOA management company. We serve more than 300 communities and 100,000 residential units statewide. Our team is driven by integrity, strong work ethic, diligence, and adherence to the best practices in our industry. We are not a cookie-cutter HOA management company. Our experienced and dedicated HOA specialists offer…
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HOAs: How To Know If An HOA Is Right For You

When you purchase a condominium, a single-family home, or a townhouse in a planned development you should be aware that you would be required to pay HOA fees for upkeep and maintenance of common areas or the shared extensions. However, it is essential to know whether or not the HOA you are about to join is the right one for…
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The Importance of Regularly Reviewing Your HOA’s CC&R as a Board of Directors

The board of directors of a homeowners’ association (HOA) is tasked with many essential duties, from everyday management issues, to special considerations, and annual compliance. The Board is also empowered to address potential amendments to bylaws or the Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions, also known as the CC&Rs.  The CC&Rs are one of the most critical governing documents for a planned…
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How to Express Grievances to an HOA Board of Directors

If you have a grievance against your homeowners’ association, you may want to file a complaint. However, if you are like many homeowners within a homeowners’ association (HOA), you may be unsure how to broach said complaint and have it resolved effectively. After all, you may have heard horror stories about other residents wishing to do the same and that…
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How Do HOAs Save Cities Money?

A homeowners association (HOA) is precisely what it sounds like — a compulsory association comprised of homeowners in a community. If you purchase into a community with an HOA, you consent to live by a code of rules known as the covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs). These documents are distinctive to every HOA, but nonetheless, they can provide specifications on…
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What Can Happen If You Don’t Pay Your HOA Fees

Glendale enjoys a flourishing population of more than two hundred thousand people. In only 50 years, the city has grown by approximately 82%, and it keeps on growing by about 1.5% annually. As the city limits of Glendale have extended, so has the necessity for housing. A homeowners’ association (HOA) is the governing organization of a community that imposes the…
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Understanding HOA Fee Structures

If you are currently looking into purchasing a Glendale home in a planned community, you are not alone. Arizona ranks tenth among US states for neighborhoods with homeowners’ associations (HOA) because of the benefits and amenities residents enjoy. However, even if you have only done minimal research, you probably know that HOAs and Glendale HOA property management services charge fees…
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How You Can Go About Changing a Rule of Your HOA in Scottsdale

Effecting Change in Scottsdale If you’ve ever lived in a community association in Scottsdale, then you understand that there are times when change is the only way forward. There are several ways you can go about trying to effect these changes before considering other extremes like selling and moving out or filing a lawsuit. You have to keep in mind…
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Resident Benefits of Having an Outsourced HOA Management Company

The leadership responsible for the oversight, functions, and maintenance of a homeowners’ association (HOA) and all of its amenities know how difficult it can be to manage and run the HOA efficiently. Not to mention, ensuring residents are happy with the services they receive for the dues they pay on a monthly basis. HOA boards of directors who take on…
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Can You Get an Exception to Certain Rules in Your Flagstaff HOA?

HOA regulations Homeowner association (HOA) rules are created for the benefit and convenience of the whole neighborhood. They are designed for the safety of your property whether you’re there or not and they greatly improve the odds that the living conditions of the community’s residents in Flagstaff improve tremendously. Homeowner association boards will enforce rules and regulations to ensure things…
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What is the HOA Board Member Election Process?

Homeowners’ associations (HOA) come with many different and interesting processes. One crucial process members of homeowners’ associations have to take part in is the election of a board of directors. It is important to understand the process of how the homeowners’ association board is elected and how members may participate since the HOA board will have the mandate to create…
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Do You Know the Difference Between a Civic Association and a Homeowners Association?

Most people tend to confuse homeowners’ associations (HOA) and civic associations (CA). Though they have similar sounding names, they have stark differences and some similarities. Both kinds of associations ensure maintenance of amenities and spaces created by land developers and both have a board of directors. The civic associations possess similar objectives as homeowners’ associations, but they lack real power…
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How to Handle Disputes as a Homeowners Association

Sometimes there are differences of opinions or serious disagreements within homeowners’ associations (HOA). There are a series of cases that can result in a dispute in this context. For instance, an individual owner of a property may be issued a citation of violation of the homeowners’ association rules and be subjected to a monetary penalty. The individual may disagree with…
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How You Can Participate in HOA Board Meetings as a Homeowner in Chandler

The homeowners’ association board of directors is the governing body of your community and can have major impact on the people who live there. The HOA board holds regular meetings to manage the business of the association, though the type and frequency of these meetings can vary and can be confusing to some. Members of the HOA are encouraged to…
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How to Sell Your Home in a Chandler HOA

Are you wondering how to sell your home in a Chandler homeowners association (HOA)? A good number of people usually give up on selling their homes in an HOA because they fear paperwork. However, they have no need to worry because the process is not as cumbersome as people view it. If you have made up your mind to sell…
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How HOA Fees Could Impact Your Qualifying Mortgage Amount in Glendale

The other kind of dues You probably think that since you’ve already “paid your dues”, you now deserve a mortgage for that first home or beautiful vacation spot you’ve always wanted. Not necessarily so. There are dues of many kinds that need to be looked at, some of which might throw a wrench into the process of applying for a…
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Why Are There So Many HOAs across Phoenix?

If you are looking for a home in the Phoenix area, one of the first details you will note is the number of communities with homeowners’ associations (HOA). In fact, Arizona ranks tenth among states in the US for HOAs. The trend is not surprising. There are considerable benefits that residents within HOAs enjoy, especially when they retain Phoenix HOA…
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What HOAs Can and Cannot Do

Real estate developers create homeowners associations (HOAs) to manage a community of single family homes, townhouses, or condominiums. When you purchase property that is part of an Arizona HOA, you are obligated to live according to the rules established by the association and are subject to an assessment – which is typically monthly – that contributes to the general upkeep…
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How Are HOAs Governed in Glendale?

The number of homeowners associations (HOAs) in Glendale is on the rise, with most of the new residential developments being governed by homeowners associations. Homeowners living in a community run by an HOA are subject to some rights, but most people are usually not aware of these rights. If you buy a home in a community with a homeowners association,…
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