By: Mitchell Drimmer, CAM
Homeowners Association (HOA) collections can be a stressful and daunting experience for homeowners who fall behind on their dues. Unfortunately, some HOAs resort to legal measures, leading to foreclosure threats, putting homeowners at risk of losing their cherished homes. However, a specialized collection agency that focuses on HOA collections can offer a more compassionate and understanding approach. In this article, we will explore the stark differences between attorneys who may pursue foreclosure and Axela Technologies who prioritize working with delinquent owners to find amicable solutions.
- The Foreclosure Dilemma:
When homeowners struggle to meet their HOA dues, traditional HOAs might seek legal assistance from attorneys to resolve the situation. Attorneys, driven by the legal process, often pursue foreclosure as the primary resolution. Foreclosure is a severe consequence that can have devastating effects on homeowners and their families, causing emotional distress and financial ruin.
- The Role of Specialized Collection Solutions:
Enter Axela Technologies that enables HOA collections with a different methodology and tact. Unlike attorneys, Axela understands that homeowners facing financial difficulties need support and understanding, not punitive actions and civil seizures that exacerbate the problem.
Axela’s believes that delinquent owners should be approached with empathy and understanding. Not everybody is trying to escape their obligations to their neighbors but are in a distressed situation. These owners need to be given a chance to be heard, and helped to find feasible solutions that prioritize keeping families in their homes. We believe that… “It’s better to work it out than to put them out.” Unnecessary foreclosures do not help anybody.
- Collaboration and Customized Plans:
One of the key advantages of working with an HOA collection solution is the emphasis on collaboration. They works with homeowners to develop personalized payment plans, taking into account their financial situation and priorities. This flexible approach helps homeowners catch up on their dues without undue stress.
- Preservation of Community Spirit:
HOAs thrive on a sense of community and harmony. Foreclosure actions can disrupt the fabric of a neighborhood, causing tension and division among residents. By working with Axela on their HOA delinquencies, HOAs can foster a spirit of unity, showing homeowners that they are valued members of the community even during challenging times.
Rather than resorting to legal proceedings, Axela enable all manner of multi-channel collections to make the association whole. This proactive approach not only helps the homeowner in need but also strengthens community bonds and empathy. One such program is the Homeowner Assistance Fund which can offer financial help from the Federal Government that is distributed through state agencies to people who were affected by Covid. There are many ways an association can resolve a delinquency.
- Working it out:
Axela will enable friendly communication between the delinquent homeowner and the HOA. So that everyone works towards removing obstacles to a successful HOA collection event. The aim is to find mutually beneficial resolutions that avoid legal escalations.
When it comes to HOA collections, the approach makes all the difference. While attorneys may opt for foreclosure as the ultimate solution, Axela Technologies prioritizes understanding, empathy, and collaboration. Homeowners facing financial challenges deserve a chance to recover and keep their homes, and the collection solution we bring to community associations has played a vital role in achieving this outcome by the thousands. By promoting a sense of community and compassion, your board will ensure that the spirit of harmony and togetherness prevails in HOAs, even in times of financial difficulty.