Author Archives: rayharwood

Association Members Are Your Neighbors!

What appalls me most about the negative press around HOAs is how some Board Members – either individually or collectively – treat the Members of the Association like crap.  The Members aren’t your competitors; they’re not your enemies; they’re your … Continue reading

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Elections – My Recent Experience

[Updated 10/05/2017 with additional Eligible Votes information.] For those of you that took my survey on Board Elections – thank you!  I still owe you a summary of the results, which I have to say were very interesting.  I’ve also been … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where Your Documents Are?

Something funny happened in my HOA this month.  Not “funny – ha ha”, but “funny – uh oh.” My Association was incorporated in June of 2004. I bought my home in this neighborhood last year in May 2016, and as … Continue reading

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Board Elections – A Survey

I think most Associations tend to hold their Annual Member Meeting and their Board Elections at the same time, and I have a sense that most Associations elect officers in the fall — or at least that’s what I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Under New Management

You might have seen JCT’s post a short time ago about seeking someone to take over the HOA Perspectives web site. I am that volunteer.  With a good bit of Word Press experience and HOA exposure, I hope to provide … Continue reading

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