Protecting Your HOA from Fraud and Embezzlement

Unfortunately, fraud happens in homeowners associations. No strategy will guarantee that your HOA won’t be a victim of theft or embezzlement, but your board can take reasonable steps to reduce […]

Customer Alert Regarding Misleading Solicitations

Published in the ECHO Journal, November 2009 The Secretary of State’s office has been advised that solicitation letters are being sent to California businesses encouraging them to comply with their […]

Fraud Warnings For California Homeowners In Financial Distress

Published in the ECHO Journal, November 2009 California Department of Real Estate Consumer Alert As homeowners continue to feel the pinch from the recession, and as home loan worries, delinquencies, […]

How to Review Bank Statements and Monitor Your HOA’s Money

One of the most timely and efficient ways to keep track of association financial accounts is to properly review and reconcile bank statements. This includes implementing safeguards against fraud, monitoring […]