Blog Posts - Hoa



Starting in 2016, Delinquent HOA Fees May Be A Part of Your Credit Score

Consumers' financial obligations for mortgages, auto payments and credit card payments have long been part of their credit profile. However, HOA dues payments have not. Although non-payment of HOA dues, in California, can eventually even trigger fo...

New California Disclosure to be Made by Condo Associations per AB 596

Is your HOA FHA-approved?This was actually signed into law last August 12th by Gov. Jerry Brown, requiring condominium associations to disclose to their members whether their developments have been approved for FHA or VA financing. This is an annual...

Points to Ponder When Considering A California Condo or Homeowner Association

Versailles HOA CondominiumsSingle Family in Bixby Village HOACondominiums and other types of units in common interest developments (CID) are very appealing because they may offer homeownership in an area where houses cost much more, security, ameniti...

On Home Owners Associations: Yes or NO? #HOA

Cracking up. Anyone who has ever dealt with a HOA will get this.Our HoA is on a roll with letters and $50-100 fines sent with ((gasp)) "photographic evidence" of visible garbage cans (a sliver of a can seen behind a bush) that have been there for a d...
by United States of Motherhood on Mar 19, 2015

New California Real Estate Laws for 2015

The following are some of the new real estate laws taking effect in the future in California. California brokers are required to keep transaction records for at least 3 years. These records used to include text messages, instant messages and tweets,...

Wood Fencing Decoration Ideas For Spring

Sometimes wood fences need some style to consider them from dull and boring to beautiful and filled with personality. This spring is time for you to start spicing up cedar plank fence materials, but prior to embarking about this project, make certain...
by Come Flip on Dec 26, 2014

Before you buy into the community …

Knowing what to look for in the governing documents of condo and homeowners’ associations can save you a lot of grief. Buyers often move into homes in community associations without full awareness of the rules and regulations that govern their use...
by City of Doral Living on Oct 11, 2014

National Artist for Architecture series: Jose Maria Zaragoza

Recently, President Aquino named Jose Maria Velez Zaragoza a National Artist for Architecture. Although awarded posthumously, Filipinos discovered that here was a distinguished and devoted Catholic architect who not only designed churches but also ot...

Skyscrapers and Iconic Buildings: Tallest Buildings in the World

Historians consider the 1885 Home Insurance Building the very first skyscraper. So what are the tallest buildings in the world now?Here is a compilation of the tallest buildings and skyscrapers in the world. The list is for fully habitable buildings...

Tallest Buildings in the World

Historians consider the 1885 Home Insurance Building the very first skyscraper. So what are the tallest buildings in the world now?Here is a compilation of the tallest buildings and skyscrapers in the world. The list is for fully habitable buildings...

History of Architecture: Timeline of Styles

This is just an approximation of the history of architecture in the Western world as architecture is a fluid art. The historic periods do not start and stop at precise points on a calendarArchitecture in Prehistoric Times- humans constructed earthen...

Philippine Church Architecture

PHILIPPINE CHURCH ARCHITECTURE* simple, patterned after early Christian types; either rectangular or cruciform with simple naves and aisles* thick walls reinforced with heavy buttresses for earthquakes protection* immense sizes because of colonial po...
by Center for Career Development on Sep 24, 2014

Influential Architects - Le Corbusier

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, better known as Le Corbusier, was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture. Le Corbusier’s collected articles proposed a n...
by Center for Career Development on Sep 24, 2014

Architecture & Design - Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

SOM is one of the largest architectural firms in the world. Find out what kind of work they do and why it's been so influential over the years.It was SOM that led the way to the widespread use of the modern international-style or "glass box" skyscrap...
by Center for Career Development on Sep 22, 2014

Architecture & Design - Rem Koolhaas

Rem Koolhaas is known for his intellect, writing and architecture. See why all three are apparent in the work he does.In 2000 Rem Koolhaas won the Pritzker Prize. In 2008 Time put him in their top 100 of The World's Most Influential People."The areas...
by Center for Career Development on Sep 22, 2014

Architecture & Design - Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn was a Philadelphia architect who's work that originates with the simplicity of basic geometric form.Influenced by ancient ruins, Kahn's style tends to the monumental and monolithic; his heavy buildings do not hide their weight, their mater...
by Center for Career Development on Sep 22, 2014

Architecture & Design - Jean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel is a french architect who's work is demonstrative, dark, primal and unreserved. It's the future. Now.He has obtained a number of prestigious distinctions over the course of his career, including the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, the Wo...
by Center for Career Development on Sep 22, 2014

Architecture & Design - I.M. Pei

I.M. Pei is one of the worlds greatest living architects. See why his work is famously known for dichotomy in architecture.Pei has won a wide variety of prizes and awards in the field of architecture, including the AIA Gold Medal in 1979, the first P...
by Center for Career Development on Sep 22, 2014

Architecture & Design - Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron is a modern day architectural firm doing groundbreaking work all over the world. Find out a little more about their monumentally unique work...In 2001, Herzog & de Meuron were awarded the Pritzker Prize, the highest of honours in a...
by Center for Career Development on Sep 22, 2014

Architecture & Design - Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano's work is unique and timeless. Find out why.He is the recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, AIA Gold Medal, Kyoto Prize and the Sonning Prize. One admirer said the "serenity of his best buildings can almost make you believe that w...
by Center for Career Development on Sep 22, 2014


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