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Learning Center

Our learning center provides free access to white papers, industry news, community and lifestyle articles compiled especially for homeowner and community associations.

Click on a title to read the story. Feel free to use the social sharing buttons at the bottom of each story to pass along articles to other homeowners or association colleagues. New stories appear regularly, so check back often!

Reducing HOA Property Risks

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Amenities add value to communities. Having a place to gather, play tennis or other recreation activities can be the centerpiece of the neighborhood on Maui. And since all members [...]

Employers: Are you ready for payroll and related changes in 2020?

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There are numerous payroll changes for 2020, mostly on the Federal level. You can toss out the old Form W-4- there’s a new one. 2020 is a leap year, which may throw off payroll cal [...]

Understanding Specs Before Buying a New Computer

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Is your association in the market for a new computer? Black Friday is one of the best times of year to shop for a new system. But even my techno eyes glaze over when the sales pe [...]

Confirming a Parking Stall before Buying or Selling

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A parking stall is an important asset to a condominium unit. Buyers may evaluate if the space fits their car, how close to the unit the space is, or if there is enough room to ge [...]

Communities, Cultural Diversity and Holidays

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Our condominium and housing communities can be a great melting pot of cultural backgrounds and interests. As we head into another holiday season (Hallow-thanks-mas according to w [...]

Is Your HOA Board at a Stalemate?

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If your HOA board is plagued with constant bickering, morale problems, or just an overall lack of productivity and follow-through, they are not serving their community well. Ther [...]

Fiduciary Duty of a Board of Directors

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Board members of a condominium or homeowner’s association have fiduciary duty to act in a way that will benefit all members of the association. The Hawaii Department of Commerce [...]