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HOA horrified at neighbor's Halloween decoration

WSBTV – Justin Wilfon – NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - One man's Halloween decoration is stirring up controversy in a local neighborhood – and it's not because it's scary. The display features a scarecrow/pumpkin man with its pants partially pulled down…

HOA Homefront: How new California laws will affect associations in 2020

Orange County Register – Kelly G. Richardson – Senate Bill 652 adds Civil Code Section 4706 to the Davis-Stirling Act and prohibits HOAs from banning religious items on entry doors or door frames. Seen here, a Mezuzah hangs outside an office door as Rabbi Lindy Reznick walks by at Congregation…

Are low HOA fees always a good thing?

myseattlehomesearch.com – Home Owner Association fees, or HOA fees for short, are part of life when you by a condo and the majority of townhomes. Although nobody loves them or walks around wearing a t-shirt proclaiming I LOVE HOA FEES!, they still cover some of the stuff…

HOA upset with 'mooning' pumpkin man

KLAS - 8 News Now – carolinebleakley – The HOA board in a Georgia community is not having it with this Halloween display. They say the homeowner went too far. Mike O'Neill put together a pumpkin man who was mooning drivers with it's pumpkin butt. He then made it less offensive but put a…

HOA Homefront: What to look for in a presidential resume

Orange County Register – Kelly G. Richardson – A successful CEO of a for-profit company could be a terrible president if they were unable to adopt the very different leadership style of the nonprofit corporation. (iStockphoto) The office of HOA president is important but sometimes…

Crosby: Extreme HOA rules sometimes need flagging

Chicago Tribune – Denise Crosby – Oh those homeowner associations. You either love ‘em or hate ‘em, depending, of course, on what side of the neighborhood fence you're on. If you're even allowed to have a fence, that is. Over the years, I've written my share of…