4 Resolutions That Make You An Outstanding Member In Your Homeowners Association
Posted on January 21, 2019 8:00 AM by HOA Sites
Categories: HOA Website
Each HOA member is important but not everyone adds value to the association. Homeowners offer value to an HOA by participating in the discussions on the homeowners association website, volunteering in various activities, paying HOA fees on time, and more. If you’re looking to be a better member in 2019, here are a few areas to focus on.
Adhere To The Rules & Think Ahead
These days, there’s no excuse for not knowing the rules as most HOA’s have them readily available to every member. If your HOA rules are not on the homeowners association website, consider asking one of the board members to email you a copy of them.
Don’t just read the rules; obey them and if there’s any rule you’re not okay with, bring it up in the next meeting. In case you receive a letter regarding a rules violation, don’t automatically toss it in the trash. Read it and if you’ve been fined, pay the fine or appeal the matter. Failure to pay fines without appealing often leads to bigger fines and causes more trouble.
Pay HOA Fees On Time
HOA fees keep the community going and also help ensure the reserves have adequate funding. If everyone fails to pay, how will the costs be met for common amenity maintenance and other important expenses? When you live in a clean, well-maintained community, make sure you’re doing your part and contribute on time.
Be An Active Member
Due to the demanding nature of many careers, several homeowners barely have enough time to interact with neighbors. However, more companies are adopting policies that allow workers to have extra social time, and it would be great if you spent some of it getting to know your neighbors.
One way of doing that is to connect with them through the homeowners association website as that can be done from a smartphone. Use the strategies discussed above to be more valuable to your HOA this year and really make a notable difference.
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