Latest Homeowners' association Stories

2008-07-03 12:00:31

By Kevin Howe, The Monterey County Herald, Calif. Jul. 3--Condominium owners at Ocean Harbor House on Monterey Beach have filed an appeal of an appellate court ruling with the state Supreme Court. The ruling required them to pay more than $2.15 million in legal fees to the California Coastal Commission as compensation for a seawall bordering the property. In May, the 6th District Court of Appeal upheld a ruling by Monterey County Superior Court Judge Robert O'Farrell in favor of the...

2007-12-25 06:00:12

By Elaine De Valle, The Miami Herald Dec. 25--Not everyone who lives in Gables by the Sea is technically by the sea. About a quarter of the 360 homeowners in the affluent community do not have access to Biscayne Bay. And just as they have for the past three decades, some of those havenots are trying again to get to the sea. A group of residents west of a saltwater canal dam that keeps them and their boats from the bay have formed the Coral Bay Section Homeowners Association, a...

2007-09-12 12:00:18

The Sorenson Group of Real Estate Companies today announced the opening of a new clubhouse in Juniper Point at Rosecrest. Juniper Point is the first homeowner association-based (HOA) neighborhood within Rosecrest, a prestigious 2,400-acre master-planned community in Herriman. The new Juniper Point HOA clubhouse has a dynamic, modern design and offers 1,500-sq. ft. of indoor space, a social gathering room, outdoor pool, hot tub and a tennis and basketball court. "This beautiful new...

2007-06-28 12:05:28

By Tania Valdemoro, The Miami Herald Jun. 28--Miami Beach residents recently started four coalitions to make sure their concerns are addressed at City Hall. Though each group has a different set of issues and goals, they are united in the desire to play a larger role in influencing city policies on development, traffic, spending and other quality-of-life issues -- before this fall's elections. The groups are: --An unnamed citywide coalition of neighborhood associations which wants...

2007-03-10 09:00:13

By Jeanine BencaSTAFF Most San Ramon Valley residents would agree an 8,000-square-foot Alamo mansion with a golf course, tennis courts and views of Mount Diablo ain't too shabby. But PeopleSoft founder and billionaire philanthropist David Duffield is not like most San Ramon Valley residents. That impressive former home of developer Bruce Smith is about to be torn down to make way for the even bigger, more spectacular one the computer mogul has planned for the site. A Bryan Ranch...

Latest Homeowners' association Reference Libraries

2009-07-04 14:32:56

Xeriscaping and Xerogardening refers to landscaping and gardening in ways that help reduce or even eliminate the need for irrigation. This practice is promoted in areas that do not have easily accessible fresh water supply. As climate patterns shift, more and more regions are using this method. The term "˜xeri' or "˜xero' comes from the Greek "˜xeros' which means "dry". Plants that require the appropriate amount of irrigation in reference to the local climate are emphasized, and care...

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