Meredith Pond

Meredith Pond

HOA Specialist at GoGladly
Meredith has seen first-hand the frustrations and misery that result from a poorly-managed association.One large HOA assessment and 3 homes later, she also enjoys camping and experiencing the outdoors with her husband and 3 great kids.She is a trained singer and performer of classical and Broadway music, as well as a suburban duck farmer.Meredith has a Bachelor's degree in English, and has been running her own freelance writing business for 15 years.
Meredith Pond

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HOA Bylaws by the Book

HOA Bylaws by the Book

Meredith Pond As an HOA manager, you know one thing for sure. Getting things in writing (translation: iron-clad legalese) is essential. Since your HOA bylaws serve as your governing course of action - and your go-to procedure manual - it’s pretty important for them to be Read More...
Millennial Takeover: the Changing HOA Demographic

Millennial Takeover: the Changing HOA Demographic

Meredith Pond Millennials are sometimes called Generation Y: those who reached adulthood around the turn of the 21st century. Millennials will represent the largest group of American home buyers in 2017, at 33%, and many will turn to HOAs to make home ownership a better fit for their lifestyle. This is a good thing for your community, but this new HOA demographic can change the way you manage. Read More...
HOA Enforcement Without the Force

HOA Enforcement Without the Force

Meredith Pond As an HOA manager, you walk a fine line. You need to enforce the rules, but you don't want to alienate everyone. You need to stay professional, but your role demands friendliness. While it's your job to point out when people are skirting the by-laws, you have to do so in a tactful way. In other words, you're expected to strike a perfect balance between Darth Vader and Mother Teresa (even more awkward than it sounds). Read More...

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