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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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...
HOA Renters are People, Too

HOA Renters are People, Too

Meredith Pond HOA Renters are sometimes stereotyped as dead-beats who don't maintain the home or take care of the yard. Surrounding residents might see them as more transient, lacking the same level of attachment to the neighborhood as those who buy a home and intend to stick around. Read More...

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