5 Reasons You Should Consider Living in an HOA Community

Moving is a big deal. You have a lot to think about, including your family, local schools, transportation and other important factors in your new desired location. Ryan Homes at Brunswick Crossing is here to make your research a little easier. Listed below are some of the many benefits that come with moving into a homeowners association governed community:

  • An HOA community encourages physical activity by offering recreational pools, basketball and tennis courts, walking trails, playgrounds and parks. Some communities come with clubhouse amenities, too, including fitness centers and indoor and outdoor spaces that can be rented out for get-togethers and meetings. Even if you do not take advantage of the amenities your community has to offer, they still increase the value of your home. 

  • HOA communities have rules and regulations made by a community board of elected volunteer homeowners. These guidelines are put in place to keep the HOA neighborhood looking aesthetically pleasing, which increases the homes’ property values. Most regulations include keeping the general outer appearance of the neighborhood up to standard, so it is unlikely that you will see an unkempt lawn, peeling paint or exposed wood on any home. Some HOA communities will even provide road management, storm water management and snow removal, which leaves less manual labor for you (or your kids). While the exterior will be inspected occasionally, these boards still respect your individuality, so the interior is yours to turn a house into your home.
  • HOA boards highly support community bonding and conformity. They want to do right on behalf of the entire community, so they encourage volunteering in their association and attending regularly scheduled meetings to voice your experiences. A lot of HOA communities also offer an online subscription to their e-mail list and social media, so homeowners can stay in touch with community events and notices. If it’s offered, you can also connect via your community’s social calendar. Some HOA websites even offer lifestyle blogs that include topics such as how to pick the proper pet for your family and what to do with your bored children this summer.

  • The location of HOA communities comes with local conveniences, such as short distances to nearby grocery stores, restaurants, professional offices, schools and gas stations. These close accessibilities also increase your home’s value.
  • Whether it’s into a single family home or a townhouse, there is a boom of families moving into HOA communities. This means associations are striving to make their communities safer and more kid-friendly. You can find crosswalks, adequate stop signs, a neighborhood watch, and home alarm systems in almost every area. The HOA’s minor regulations also prevent nuisance activity and restrict noise, so you and your family can feel more at ease in your home.

HOA-governed areas are meant to protect its residents, keep property values high and maintain a sense of community. If you choose to become a homeowner in an HOA neighborhood, you will enjoy local conveniences as well as affordable amenities that are within walking distance.