It's My Turn To Step Up and Volunteer

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado CRE# 40005863

I live in the Saddle Rock Golf Community in southeast Aurora.  Within the Saddle Rock community, there are sub-neighborhoods with their own HOA.  Of course, we all still fall under the Saddle Rock Master HOA as well.


In my neighborhood, there are less than 100 homes for our specific HOA.  We still need a board to manage the HOA and make sure everything is going to plan as layed out in the covenants. 


Tonight is the annual HOA meeting where new board members are elected.  There are 4 positions which will be vacated tonight and they need new blood!


I have been asked by numerous neighbors to step up and become one of the 4 new HOA board members.  


This is a job that no one seems to want.  


I sent in my "Board Member Statement of Interest Form" and will gladly accept the position if I am elected tonight.


If you want things to run smoothly, you sometimes need to become involved and be part of the solution rather than the problem.



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Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Good morning, Belinda --- good for you.  

Lots of work --- a few headaches -- more than one issue to juggle at a time.

Oh -- and no pay too.   

Hmm -- this might be great blogging-fodder-in-the-making.   


Nov 28, 2016 09:19 AM #1
Pat Champion
Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty - Mount Dora, FL
Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs

Volunteering is a great way to stay involved and be a part of the solutions for the neighborhood. I'm sure you will do a great job.

Nov 28, 2016 09:20 AM #2
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Good for you.  I am sure you will do a great job.  Wishing you luck.  A

Nov 28, 2016 09:28 AM #3
JoAnn Moore
The Mortgage Market of Delaware - Georgetown, DE
Home Loans in Delaware

With less than 100 homes in the association, it most likely won't be a lot of work. I haven't served on ours but my husband has. Good for you stepping up to the plate. It'll be a good way to know some of your neighbors a little better in your meetings. 

Nov 28, 2016 09:39 AM #4
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Good for you, Belinda Spillman  .  Being involved with your HOA can be a thankless job in which you hear nothing but complaints, but it is so important for the well being of everyone in your community. 

Nov 28, 2016 10:45 AM #5
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Belinda good for you for stepping up and volunteering!  You just might meet some new friends along the way!!

Nov 28, 2016 10:54 AM #6
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi Belinda, I know you'll do a great job, Saddle Creek residents are lucky to have you!

Nov 28, 2016 11:42 AM #7
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Belinda - That's a great way to make a difference in your neighborhood, and your knowledge and experience is going to be a great asset to that board.

Nov 28, 2016 02:34 PM #8
Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC


Being elected to HOA would an opportunity to offer your real estate expertize.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Nov 28, 2016 08:00 PM #9
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Belinda today a Board Member tomorrow President of the HOA:) now keep in mind you need to remain like a good Realtor... and have Thick Skin:)) from what I hear it is a Thankless Job, Endre

Nov 28, 2016 09:27 PM #10
Karen Hellier
Freelance Writer - Big Canoe, GA
Freelance Writer for Professionals, North Georgia

You wrote this yesterday Belinda so I am assuming by now you are one of the newest board members? Good for you for stepping up.

Nov 29, 2016 08:57 AM #11
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

Well wondering if you got elected. I'm assuming you did.

Nov 29, 2016 10:36 AM #12
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Perry Wellington Realty, Adam Conrad, Broker - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Belinda, I am sure you were elected to the Board... congratulations!

Nov 30, 2016 09:21 AM #13
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