Price comparisons in the valley

■ Matt McPherson / Columnist A new president has taken the reigns along with a very proactive administration that has completely shifted the direction of the country in its first two weeks. The DOW recently broke 20,000 and the economy is renewing hope among builders and developers throughout the land. According to Realtor.com, as we…

Property rights and quiet enjoyment disputes continue at American Village HOA

■ Matt McPherson / Columnist Since my previous article on two senior communities, threats to quiet enjoyment and the intimidation of HOA residents continues to evolve. Discourse among residents fuels accusations on both sides. One park, American Village, continues to swing the pendulum of accusations and violations back and forth between seemingly arrogant board members…

HOAs and the quiet enjoyment of property

■ Matt McPherson / Contributed Recently some situations here in the valley have presented some positives and negatives when living in a community governed by a Homeowners Association (HOA). Originally HOAs were created to enhance the “quiet enjoyment” of a neighborhood, usually within a senior development. Here in the valley, two separate senior parks have…