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Playing The HOA – A Continuing Study in Audacity (Part V)

From Tax Deed Sale to HOA Victory: How to Recover Your Cash By Michael Jenner, MBA, as told to Mitchell Drimmer, CAM Background:  This case study involves a legal dispute regarding overages from tax deed sales of multiple undeveloped lots within an HOA in South Carolina. With the help of Axela Technologies’ collection partners, the Delinquent Tax Collector for Greenville County, South […]

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Playing The HOA – A Continuing Study in Audacity (Part IV)

Condo Conundrum: How to Outsmart Lenders Playing the Game By Michael Jenner, MBA, as told to Mitchell Drimmer, CAM Background:  In this case study, we examine a situation involving a condominium association in Florida and its dispute over the application of the “Safe Harbor” provision concerning super liens for unpaid assessments owed by a unit owner. Technically speaking, Florida is not a […]

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The Corporate Transparency Act and Your HOA/Condo…OY VEY.

By: Mitchell Drimmer, CAM President, Axela Technologies Starting next year, Community Associations (HOAs & Condos) in the U.S. will have to follow new rules. These rules are part of something called the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). The CTA requires most Community Associations (HOAs & Condos) to share information about the people who own or control the association. This is called a beneficial ownership report. […]

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Playing The HOA – A Continuing Study in Audacity (Part III)

A complicated but ultimately absurd scheme by a real estate professional who thought they were the smartest game in town. By Michael Jenner, MBA, as told to Mitchell Drimmer, CAM Background: Mrs. Delinquent*, who owned a unit in an HOA in New Mexico, had stopped paying her mortgage and HOA dues. As a result, she was having her home foreclosed upon […]

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Playing The HOA – A Continuing Study in Audacity (Part II)

Challenge Accepted: Collecting Delinquent HOA Assessments from China for Condos in South Carolina By: Michael Jenner, MBA, as told to Mitchell Drimmer, CAM Background:  The association’s troubles began when a group of Chinese investors purchased properties within the condominium between 2014 and 2015. The developer of the community defaulted on agreements, leading to financial distress for the association. At least 75% of […]

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Playing the HOA – A Continuing Study in Audacity (Part I)

How to abuse the bankruptcy court and your HOA at the same time. By Michael Jenner, MBA, as told to Mitchell Drimmer, CAM Background:  This case study revolves around a homeowner’s association (HOA) located in the State of California dealing with a property owned by six individuals that has been plagued by chronic delinquency since 2008. The association embarked on […]

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Why Deferring Common Area Repairs Could Cost You Thousands

By: Mitchell Drimmer, CAM As a homeowner, you want to ensure your property is well-maintained and secure. However, deferring maintenance of common areas could lead to increased expenses that cost your HOA thousands of dollars. In this article, we will explore the hidden costs that arise from deferred maintenance and provide practical tips on how to avoid them. From increased […]

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Finding Compassionate Solutions Over Foreclosure Threats in HOAs

By: Mitchell Drimmer, CAM Introduction: 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 […]

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Maintaining Your Reserve Study Will Save Your Condo and Possibly Your Life

By: Damian J Esparaza, CEP Smart Property It’s important that HOAs and condo associations maintain a healthy cash flow. That’s why delinquencies are such a heavy financial burden. But while your community has a budget you adhere to closely on the operating side, the capital expenditures side is rarely looked at as closely. In order to maintain a healthy cash […]

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Even Condominiums need happy endings…It Could Happen

Even Condominiums need happy endings…It Could Happen. What

By Mitchell Drimmer, CAM, President, Axela-Technologies Once upon a time, nestled in the heart of a bustling city, there stood a vibrant condominium. This community, known as Mitchell Manor Condominium, had thrived for years with a strong sense of camaraderie among its residents. However, an unforeseen challenge lay on the horizon, casting a shadow of uncertainty over their peaceful abode. The […]

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What is Kaufman Language and Why is it Important to my HOA or Condo

What is Kaufman Language and Why is it Important to my HOA or Condo?

B​y, Griffin Jordan, Licensed Florida Community Association Manager I​n November 2022, the North Carolina Supreme Court made a ruling that could impact all community associations. To summarize, the association got lucky that the court decided they were subject to foreclosurelaws passed after the Declaration was adopted because they were missing a crucial sentence that would have made the case much stronger. […]

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Collect Smarter Not Harder The Benefits of Leveraging Technology in HOA Collections

Collect Smarter, Not Harder: The Benefits of Leveraging Technology in HOA Collections

by Patrick Hixson, Director of Sales Is your HOA struggling with collections? If so, you’re not alone. The traditional methods of collecting are time-consuming and inefficient. But what if there was a way to streamline the process and collect smarter, not harder? That’s where we enter the game. We are revolutionizing HOA collections with our cutting-edge API (Application Programming Interface) technology. In this article, […]

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