Monthly Archives: February 2013

HOA slaps soldier with a lien; then forecloses.

More of Sen. John Carona’s legislative accomplishments come home to roost: http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/Frisco-soldier-comes-home-to-find-home-sold-by-HOA-93829194.html http://niftydoc.blogspot.com/2010/06/john-corona-american-nightmare.html

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Power struggle bankrupts HOA

This could happen anywhere. HOA boards have too much power. By Justin Jouvenal The Washington Post February 9, 2013 The feud that consumed Olde Belhaven in Alexandria would span four years and cost the community as much as $400,000, and it was ignited … Continue reading

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Sixteen cents

Earlier this year Supervisor Ralph Buona (R-Ashburn), chair of the finance committee, favored starting out the budget direction with an equalized rate, one that will keep the average homeowner’s tax bill level. County finance staff estimate an equalized tax rate … Continue reading

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Free wi-fi?

How would this affect your HOA? http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-tech/post/fcc-super-wifi-proposal-prompts-fierce-lobbying-from-tech-telecom-firms/2013/02/04/e9e6ab78-6ee5-11e2-ac36-3d8d9dcaa2e2_blog.html

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Tag Greason: Making Government Opaque

The General Assembly has approved Va. Del. Tag Greason’s (R-32) bill that exempts working papers of legislative aides from public view under Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act. http://watchdog.org/67949/va-legislative-aides-get-same-foia-privileges-as-their-bosses/ Greason, a Republican who represents Lansdowne and Belmont in Loudoun County, is … Continue reading

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