New Resident FAQ
What is a community association?
A community association is a non-profit corporation with required and automatic membership for all owners in accordance with governing documents. A community association is managed by an elected Board of Directors to provide a communal basis for preserving, maintaining, and enhancing homes and property. Property owners pay assessments to operate the community association.
What is a "management company," what do they do, and how do I reach them?
A management company is contracted by the Board of Directors to provide services such as: collection of assessments, supervision of subcontractors, obtaining bids for subcontracted services, providing financial statements and collection reports. It is also a general clearing house for problem solving, communications with homeowners and the Board of Directors, as well, as serving in an advisory capacity. The management company reports directly to the Board and all decisions are made by a majority vote of the Board of Directors. Contact information for the management company representatives are at the bottom of the page.
What are the Bylaws?
The Bylaws are the guidelines for the operation of the non-profit corporation. The Bylaws define the duties of the various offices of the Board of Directors, the terms of the Directors, the membership’s voting rights, required meetings and notices of meetings, and the principal office of the association, as well as other specific items that are necessary to run the association as a business.
Are Board Meetings open to all residents? If so, when and where are they held?
Yes. Residents will be notified of the time and place of the Board Meetings in advance.
What is my assessment?
The assessment is the periodic amount due from each homeowner to cover the operating expenses of the common area and provide for reserve funds for replacement of common facilities in future years.
What services does my assessment provide me?
Assessments are used for the operation and maintenance of the community association including common areas mowing, trash removal, snow removal, amenities (pool, tennis courts, gyms, tot lots), social activities, etc.
What happens if I don't pay my assessment?
The maintenance and management services incurred by the Association are dependent upon timely receipt of the assessments due from each homeowner. Assessments are due on the first day of the month. In accordance with the documents, the Association may assess late charges and interest on accounts not paid by the due date. Delinquent accounts may also be turned over to the attorney’s office for collection.
On-site Manager Rachel Mancinelli
On-Site Administrative Assistant Hanna Bechtle
Monday - Wednesday | 9:00 - 5:00
Thursday | 9:00 - 7:00
Friday | 9:00 - 3:00
25185 Chafee Circle
Aldie, VA 20105