Community association board meetings can be intense. Strong opinions and clashing egos can make it difficult for boards to stick to an agenda and accomplish their objectives. Thankfully, there are ways to navigate these stressful situations and adhere to the business at hand.
Join Coventry May 4th at 8 a.m. at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley for the Apple Blossom Breakfast Walk. Stroll along the trails of the Museum with view of wildlife, plants, and other natural elements.
Your home is likely your biggest investment and you should do your best to protect it. While no one likes to imagine it, more than one million home break-ins occur each year. Keep your house safe while you are at home and while you travel with these tips:
All residents—long-time homeowners, new residents and even renters—can contribute to making our community a great place to live by volunteering a few hours a month on any one of several association projects.
Some residents think homeowners and condominium associations (generally called community associations) exist just to tell them what to do—or not do. Actually, the association is more like a housing management or service-delivery organization that provides three types of services to all residents—owners and renters alike.
Among the criticisms often levied at community associations is a claim that boards of directors cannot infringe on residents’ Constitutional rights. With Bill of Rights Day being celebrated on December 15th, marking the anniversary of the ratification of the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution in 1791, now is a timely opportunity to consider the legitimacy of this argument with respect to board rulemaking authority in common interest communities.