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C.I.A. Services has been providing expert advice and services to community associations since 1984, which means we have a lot of quality information we like to share.

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There are many websites out there with related information and resources you may find useful. Here are a few we recommend.  More...

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This is our illustrated glossary of terms used in community associations.  Need to know about CC&Rs, soffits or abstracts of judgment?  This is the place for you.  And if we’re missing a term you don’t understand, just ask us - we’ll send you an answer via email and post the definition here!  More...

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The best way to find a good, reputable service provider is through word-of-mouth. The purpose of this page is to allow people to give a referral for someone that did a good job for them. In most cases, C.I.A. Services does not know these service providers and makes no representation about them - this page is simply a forum for people to pass on their positive experiences. You’ll note that we do not include complaints about poor performance on this page. If you’ve had a particularly bad experience with someone listed on this page, please complete the form and let us know. We’ll investigate and perhaps remove them from this list if necessary. You may want to check out contractors in advance through places like the Better Business Bureau, yelp.com or google.com before using them.  More...

FAQ »
If you have a lien on your property for 450.00 and you pay the 450.00 but you also have additional fees of 100.00 will the lien be released with the 450.00 or the 550.00? A Notice of Lien Affidavit will be filed with the county listing the amount that is owed on the account at the time the Lien was generated.  It is documented on the Notice... More »