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Should you pay HOA Dues

What Happens When You Don’t Pay Your HOA Dues?

By Mitch Drimmer / 10 May, 2022

There are a lot of reason why it’s important to pay your condo or HOA dues. But sometimes life throws a curveball that makes managing finances difficult. Here’s what can happen if your HOA dues are the bill that goes unpaid.

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HOA Collections Agency

3 Reasons to Hire an HOA Collections Agency to Manage Your Delinquencies

By Mitch Drimmer / 26 April, 2022

Community associations don’t have a lot of options when it comes to collecting past-due assessments from delinquent homeowners. Here are 3 reasons why an HOA collections agency is the right choice for managing your delinquencies.

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FDCPA Regulation F

New FDCPA Regulation F: How It Impacts Your Condo/HOA

By Mitch Drimmer / 17 March, 2022

The new FDCPA Regulation F cements a new set of prohibited collection practices tooled for the modern era. Here’s what HOAs and condo associations need to know.

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Who Collects HOA Fees?

Who Collects Condo and HOA Fees and Assessments? What Happens to the Money?

By Bob Gourley / 5 January, 2022

HOA fees and assessments are the lifeblood of a community association. But why is that so? Understanding how and why your community collects fees is important to understanding your part in your condo association or HOA.

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Axela Hero Owner Files Bankruptcy 2

Community Association Collections 101: What Happens When An Owner Files For Bankruptcy?

By Mitch Drimmer / 8 December, 2021

Community association collections are hard enough with standard delinquency. Throw homeowner bankruptcy into the mix and you’ve got a real pickle on your hands. Here’s how to handle such a tricky situation.

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FISHY LEGAL TACTICS HOA ATTORNEYS HAVE USED FOR COLLECTIONS

Fishy Legal Tactics HOA Attorneys Have Used for Collections

By Mitch Drimmer / 15 October, 2021

Attorneys are always looking for new ways to make the most money, even HOA attorneys. Time and again we’ve seen the tricks they use claiming to try to collect for your association, but really they’re just lining their own pockets.

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Axela uncomplicates HOA and condo association collections laws

Easily Comply with Changing State Association Collections Laws Using Axela Technologies

By Bob Gourley / 2 September, 2021

State community association collections laws are complicated, varied, and seem to be constantly changing. If you’re not in compliance, you could be opening yourself up to liability issues!

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Do homestead exemptions affect a community association's ability to collect?

Homesteading and the Homestead Exemption: 3 Things to Know for Your HOA

By Mitch Drimmer / 25 August, 2021

What is a homestead exemption? Can a community association collect on a property that has one? Is homesteading related? We’re breaking down everything your community needs to know about a homestead exemption.

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Don't Get Sued Get AXELA

Don’t Get Sued, Get Axela!

By Bob Gourley / 16 July, 2021

Is your community association indemnified from legal action resulting from collection activities? If not, new legislation could put you in danger of being sued. Want to get paid without risking it all? It’s time to get Axela.

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What does an HOA collection agency do?

What Does an HOA Collection Agency Do?

By Bob Gourley / 2 March, 2021

If the governing documents don’t specify, is it legal to hire a 3rd party collections agent and what does an hoa collection agency do?

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Collections Agency Buyers Guide

Do Your Due Diligence When Choosing An HOA Collection Agency

By Mitch Drimmer / 16 June, 2020

Considering a collections agency? Here are 7 things you should look at before choosing an HOA collection agency.

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Community association assessment collections vs consumer debt

Is HOA & Condo Debt ‘Consumer Debt’?

By Mitch Drimmer / 22 April, 2020

Are delinquent assessments treated the same as consumer debt like credit cards when it comes to the law?

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EasyResolvePortal

New Technology to Resolve Delinquencies in HOAs and Condos

By Martin Uruella / 6 March, 2020

Many people are uncomfortable talking about their debt issues over the phone. So why are collection agencies still using outdated methods to connect with debtors?

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DIY-Collections

Doing Collections Yourself? Here's What Your Board Needs To Know

By Mitch Drimmer / 1 November, 2019

Thinking of doing collections yourself for your community association? Here’s some advice to help…

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5-Collections-Mistakes

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Collecting Past Due Maintenance Fees

By Mitch Drimmer / 26 April, 2019

Collecting Past Due Maintenance Fees is both an art and a science. Learn what NOT to do when a unit becomes delinquent. 

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collections-vs-legal-choice

Condo and HOA Collections…Choosing the Right Solution

By Mitch Drimmer / 8 June, 2018

Can lost fees be recovered where the cost of the recovery does not exceed the recovery itself? Who should community associations turn to for Condo & HOA collections? 

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zombie debt

What is “Zombie Debt” and What is your Community Association doing to Collect it?

By Mitch Drimmer / 3 May, 2018

Did your board write off money as bad debt that is still collectible? Don’t leave money on the table.

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helping-out-debtors

Community Association Collections…Helping out the Debtor…Really.

By Mitch Drimmer / 3 May, 2018

At Axela Technologies our collectors are trained to help debtors find the resources and help that they may need to get back on track.

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instant-delinquency-funding

Collections and Instant Funding for Condo and HOA Delinquencies

By Mitch Drimmer / 17 April, 2018

Now, there is a solution for Condo & HOA Delinquencies that will not only recover your past due assessments but provide funding for your collection shortfall.

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association-collections-q-n-a

Your Condo Collections Questions Answered

By Mitch Drimmer / 11 January, 2018

We answer your condo collections questions on lawyers, foreclosures and renters

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HOA & Condo Collections: How to Collect Unpaid Fees

By Mitch Drimmer / 10 January, 2018

Non-payment of community association fees is a nationwide problem facing planned development associations today. Here’s how to collect.

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skiptracing

HOA Collections and skip tracing for Condos and HOAs

By Mitch Drimmer / 10 January, 2018

Skip-tracing is how your association collections agency can track down delinquent homeowners.

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