Which Living Amenities Should You Consider Providing Your HOA Residents

Providing fun and community-inspired amenities, in addition to staying up to date with the current trends in home living, are among the best ways to attract home buyers in a homeowners association (HOA). If you want more people to consider living in your Arizona HOA, in addition to having a good Arizona HOA management company to look after your day-to-day…
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Where You Can Find Your HOA Bylaws in Gilbert

If you own one or are thinking of buying a home in a planned development (PUD) in Gilbert, it’s important to first take a look at the basic guiding documents. An HOA must always act in accordance with certain terms and conditions articulated in these governing documents. These documents include HOA bylaws. Bylaws The HOA bylaws are important guidelines as…
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First Time Home Buyers Considering an HOA: What You Should Know

It is the desire of almost every person, especially younger families, to own a place they can call home. There are many decisions to make during the home-buying process and one of them is the decision whether or not to purchase into a community with a homeowners association (HOA). Our Scottsdale HOA management company at City Property Management is one…
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What Can Happen When a Homeowner Doesn’t Pay HOA Fees

As a homeowner, there are some amenities that you can enjoy depending on the neighborhood one is in. These privileges include fitness rooms, swimming pools, parks, and clubhouses. In addition, these amenities are paid for and maintained through HOA fees or assessments. Our Glendale HOA management company helps HOAs with these amenities and assessment collections, but what happens if a…
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How New Home Buyers in Flagstaff Can Assess the Quality of an HOA

With a majority of Arizona communities being run by an HOA, you need to take this into consideration when purchasing a home. It’s important to purchase a home in a community that has a well-run HOA. Otherwise, you may be in for expensive assessments and frustrations with overly-restrictive CC&Rs. One tip when house hunting is to look for communities that…
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Common Rules You Will Find in Most Phoenix HOAs

An HOA is precisely what it is termed like — an association comprised of the homeowners in a community. If you purchase into a community with an HOA, you accept to live by the set of rules as described in the covenants, conditions, and restrictions, or the CC&Rs. These rules are distinctive to every HOA and can comprise maintenance and…
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Your Right to Review CC&Rs After Moving In

The covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs) are the rules that are established for the residents in an HOA. These legally recorded documents provide the rules for the community and limits what a person can do with their property. The main goal of setting the CC&Rs is to preserve, protect, and increase the value of property in a community. While these…
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Why You Shouldn’t Worry about Buying a Home with HOA Fees in Phoenix

If planning to buy a home in the Phoenix Area, you will notice that most of the communities built after 1990 have a homeowners association. The HOA do have restrictions and guidelines set by the original builder and the fees vary by community and the amenities offered. Depending on the governing documents, the association fees may be paid monthly, semi-annually…
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What Homeowners Can Do If They Feel their CC&Rs Need to Be Changed

People are prone to change the law to suit their daily operations. Some laws may be changed due to circumstances that led to issues, while others may be revised to achieve prudent outcomes. Homeowners and the board of directors are also able to amend CC&Rs when they determine that the existing governing agreement rules are archaic or they don’t benefit…
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Knowing How Your HOA Fees Are Being Used

Ideally, homeowner associations (HOA) are established to protect homeowners and ensure that the community is a great place to live. Nevertheless, homeowners sometimes find themselves on the opposite divide with their HOA and feel less fortunate to battle and resolve their problems. The HOAs and their respective board of directors acquire their autonomous powers from the governing documents, such as…
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How Home Repairs Work in an HOA in Gilbert

Many people love living in well-planned unit development (PUDs) which are organized neighborhoods. The PUDs can offer great amenities like clubhouses, tennis courts, and swimming pools. Part of living in such a community, however, is that once in a while, you may be required to improve the appearance of your home or expected to make other home repairs. Our Gilbert…
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5 Reasons Flagstaff Residents Love Their HOAs

A homeowners’ association (HOA) is a nonprofit organization that is accountable for making sure that neighborhood rules are adhered to by all owners. It is also in charge of implementing regulations set forth in its governing documents. If you are looking into purchasing a house, condominium, or townhome in a planned development, it is important to be familiar with the…
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Signs of Good Gilbert HOA Management

Homeowner association (HOA) management plays an essential role in making sure that you get constant updates about your property. There are so many companies that offer HOA management services, and you should be careful to choose one whose contract fits the overall expectation of the community and board. Otherwise, you may land a lousy deal that will drain your finances.…
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The Best Amenities to Look for in Your Arizona HOA

Perks of an HOA Whether you live in a homeowners’ association or a condominium association, the best HOAs of today offer more in community amenities than ever before. If you value the lifestyle you want your family to have, then you might consider moving to an HOA in Arizona with great amenities. Some of the master-planned communities will ensure that…
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Common Problems That Living in an HOA Can Mitigate

Living in a homeowners association (HOA) community is a decision many perspective buyers review when purchasing a house. People have different preferences when it comes to the place they call home. Many planned developments require membership with the purchase of your townhouse, condominium, or single-family home. Some buyers may frown at the idea of sharing amenities with their neighbors, but…
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What Are HOA Disclosure Fees?

Whether you are purchasing or selling a home or condominium that is managed by a homeowners association (HOA), there are some additional considerations you need to make compared to an ordinary freehold home. Any kind of home you purchase or sell is subject to several closing fees that you will be required to pay. When it comes to property governed…
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5 Myths about HOAs in Gilbert

When you are looking to purchase a home in Gilbert, you can expect friends, family, and co-workers to become self-professed experts offering advice on where to live, how much to spend, and the location of the best school districts. They may warn you to steer clear of communities with homeowners’ associations, even without having first-hand experience. Before you make your…
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Things to Know about HOA Playgrounds During the Summer in Arizona

Summer is the most favorable time for many children to go out and play – with school vacation and long days contributing to this uptick. However, some playgrounds and social amenities for children could be hazardous to their health if you don’t know what you are looking for. HOAs, HOA management companies, and playground equipment vendors often take on the…
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Communities We Serve For over 40 years City Property Management has been serving Arizona communities with integrity and innovation in many different cities throughout the Valley and beyond. Wondering if we can tackle your HOA needs? Contact us today to discuss how City Property Management can come up with a unique solution for your community. Communities We Serve For over…
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