Rules and Standards

March 29, 2021

Architectural Guidelines Aren’t the Solution to These ACC Issues!

When it comes to approving modifications on homes, the architectural review committee faces more hurdles than simply following reasonable, well-written architectural guidelines.  A lot of issues […]
December 22, 2020

What’s Your Strategy for Dealing with Short Term Rentals in Your HOA?

During the current pandemic an unexpected trend in a beleaguered hospitality industry has been an increased demand for the short-term rental of homes.  Concurrently, many residential […]
December 7, 2020

Is the Tail Wagging the Dog with Your Community’s Pet Policies?

According to an APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 67 percent of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to 84.9 million homes. This presents challenges to […]
May 5, 2020

Try Streamlining ACC Processing with an Electronic Portal

Spring is often a season when owners want to stain a fence, add some shutters, paint, or add a pool or a pergola. That’s still the […]
April 2, 2020

Considering Landscape Improvements for Your Home? Get Inspired

Inspiration comes in many forms – by looking at landscaping websites, garden magazines, exploring your local nursery, traveling to other places, or simply by looking at […]
October 1, 2019

Architectural Guidelines Aren’t the Solution to These ACC Issues!

When it comes to approving modifications on homes, the architectural review committee faces more hurdles than simply following reasonable, well-written architectural guidelines.  A lot of issues […]
September 19, 2019

How to Avoid Common Architectural Modification Issues

In working with association’s architectural review committees, some common issues seem to come up again and again.  Working with a well-written set of architectural guidelines and […]
August 5, 2019

What Associations Need to Know about Collecting on Delinquent Accounts

Uncollected assessments and other HOA fees are the source of concerns and questions from many board members. Federal and Texas statutes detail the conditions and procedures […]