Chapter 61 - How Did it Get This Big?
March 08, 2013
Dr. Solomon diagrams the planning and growth of a community and discusses city involvement. Dr. Solomon introduces, but does not endorse, two books written about HOA issues. The first book is HOA Murders, a novel about a murder in a fictional HOA community, written by Leon Robertson. The other book, Neighbors at War, is a compellation of real HOA horror stories, written by Ward Lucas.
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Chapter 62 - Slander, Libel and Defamation
March 08, 2013
Sometimes a Board undermines the homeowner who speaks-up for their rights. Slanderous, libelous and defaming rumors are.
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Chapter 63 - What's the Driving Force?
March 08, 2013
"Follow the money", Dr. Solomon says. The driving force is money in the pockets of the management and collection companies and attorneys by way of fines, liens and foreclosures.
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Chapter 64 - Who's Running the Community?
March 08, 2013
Who's Running the Community?
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Chapter 65 - Towing Your Car
March 08, 2013
In some communities homeowners are not permitted to park on the street. Tow companies are hired by the HOA Board and management companies to tow any car that is on the street. It's all part of the money-making process.
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Chapter 66 - Religious Agenda
March 08, 2013
Dr. Solomon suggests, but does not know, that some homeowners are punished or banned from moving into a HOA because of their religious, political, racial orientation.
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Chapter 67 - I View HOAs as Villages
March 08, 2013
Dr. Solomon views HOA communities as small villages and the HOA Board Members as the village leaders, and the villagers have to live by their rules.
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Chapter 68 - What Can You do to Protect Yourself?
March 08, 2013
Dr. Solomon, not an attorney, gives suggestions to the homeowner on how to protect their home from foreclosure.
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Chapter 69 - The Concept of Smearing
March 08, 2013
Smearing is a legal term that incorporates slander, libel and defamation. If you, as a homeowner, are smeared, keep documentation described by Dr. Solomon.
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