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Unequal Enforcement, John Sakrison, Surfside HOA, WA

This is a situation where Mr Sakrison’s neighbor, has trees that are about 80 ft tall.  Mr Sakrison and his wife are afraid to stay …

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Insley – 6 reasons September could mean crisis for many Washingtonians

Michelle Darnell says, “If I were an elected official, my top concern right now would be preventing more people from losing their homes. As tensions …

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Why Homeowners Hate their HOAs

  Recent study shows a large number of homeowners hate their HOAs. Written by: Raelene Schifano, Michelle Darnell and Patrick Johansen      Edited by: Desiree Lindsay …

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We’re from the HOA, we’re here to help…

Raelene Schifano said: Insert these words… In order to protect all HOA/Condo owners property values, the board has decided, that from now on, all Homeowners …

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HOA Reform – Horror Story of Raelene Shifano

This is the story of Raelene and Steve Shifano, written by Raelene. My HOA horror story started in August of 2014. My husband Steve and …

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HOA Reform – Ottersen Horror Story

This is a very brief summary of the Ottersen case. See the documents and photos below for more detailed information. According to Mr Ottersen, Chris …

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Penalties for HOA Board Members

Penalties for HOA Board Members Should there be penalties in the law for HOA (homeowner associations and condo associations) Board Members that violate the law, …

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How Will Government Hurt You? This is why you must be active and engaged. We have no choice.

Many people want to live their lives and avoid politics, but modern government will not allow this. We have no choice but to engage and …

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Jim Walsh and Tina Orwall Foreclosure Bill Passes Unanimously From House and the Senate.

Great job accomplished by Jim Walsh (R) and Tina Orwall (D) working together! They worked together to pass bill 1482 which gives protections to homeowners …

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Washington Realtors, make your opinion known here!

Washington Realtors, Show Your Support! Washington Realtors, this might be a good place for people to see your support. Post here about HOA issues, and …

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Construction Defects in HOA Common Property Damage Homeowners

Construction defects in HOA common property click here to see full story. It’s bad enough dealing with defective construction in one’s home. But what can …

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How to get records from local governments, Glen Morgan, We the Governed.

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Geico HOA Commercial

The Geico HOA commercial proves that the HOA issues we are discussing are a national problem. Geico would not have made this national commercial if …

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This week’s WA State legislative review

What bills are being introduced and what do they mean for Consumers/Citizens?

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Torrens’ Registration System, A Washington Homeowner’s Perspective.

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Legislative Alert!

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HOA and Covid?

Should Homeowner and Condo Associations be allowed to demand that you provide proof you have taken a Covid Vaccination? What are your thoughts?

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Learn About the Law – A Video

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George Orwell and 1984: How Freedom Dies

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Woman’s battle with HOA ended with her losing home, them purchasing it for $3.24

Patricia Quigley, lost her home do to the HOA foreclosing.  She then discovered that the same HOA had bought her house at the Sheriff’s sale …

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