Monthly Archives: March 2015

Voluntary vs Mandatory HOAs

shutterstock_69741100When most people hear the term HOA, they assume it’s mandatory. However, there are some neighborhoods with voluntary community associations, which offer a little more leeway. But,  even these voluntary community associations come with their own pros and cons.

What Is a Mandatory HOA

A mandatory HOA is one that is just that: mandatory. If a resident purchases a house or condo within the neighborhood, they are required to join the HOA and follow all the guidelines set forth in the governing documents. Continue reading