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Tips For Running Successful HOA Board Meetings

Tips For Running Successful HOA Board Meetings

When preparing HOA board meetings, it can be hard enough getting everyone together at routine times. One of the best ways to ensure success is by focusing on organization and preparation beforehand.  Here are some of the top tips for planning for an efficient open meeting in your homeowners association. Table Arrangement Board members should…

How to Break Up With Your HOA Manager

How to Break Up With Your HOA Manager

If your board has decided that your current homeowners association manager just isn’t cutting it, you might be wondering about the next step. Whether you have problems with the manager or the management company as a whole, or just don’t want to pay for the services anymore, the decision to part ways shouldn’t be taken…

Is Your Community Apathetic? Here’s What to Do

Is Your Community Apathetic? Here’s What to Do

Even the most well-managed homeowners associations have to deal with apathy from members. And oftentimes, the apathetic nature can be fixed by adjusting leadership in the community to get members more involved and out of the “rut.” It’s also important for board members to step up and address community apathy to avoid greater problems down…

Prepare Your Association for Hurricane Season

Prepare Your Association for Hurricane Season

Prepare Your Association for Hurricane Season Help Your Community through the Storm When hurricane season rolls around, it’s a frightening and busy time for many different areas of the country. Homeowners need to make sure that their properties are safe from any potential storm and hurricane damage. This is also important for homeowner’s associations. Hurricane…

Responsibilities of a Board Member

Responsibilities of a Board Member

Responsibilities of a Board Member Members of a community association board face many challenges in the execution of their general responsibilities. It’s a hard and sometimes thankless job with many complications: The board members themselves are often volunteers, with plenty of other demands on their time Their “bosses” are their friends and neighbors, living in…

Automate Your HOA… the Right Way

Automate Your HOA… the Right Way

Incorporating automation into the practices of your homeowners association can have huge benefits. It can save you time and manpower, while decreasing chances of error that come with manually performing tasks. However, there is a dark side to automation, as well. It is best for your community and your HOA management company to find the…

Should Your HOA Offer Online Voting?

Should Your HOA Offer Online Voting?

How many people are showing up regularly to your board meetings? If you are like most homeowners associations, you probably struggle with regular member involvement. With everyone juggling busy lifestyles and careers outside of the HOA, it’s difficult to get everyone together when governing your association. But keeping members involved with what happens in your…

Isn’t the Association a Business, too?

Isn’t the Association a Business, too?

Is your Community Association a business? In many respects, the answer is yes. Most Homeowner Associations (HOAs) and Condominiums are founded as a corporation formed by the property developer as a State requirement of marketing and selling the homes in the subdivision. Once a pre-determined number of HOA lots or Condo units have been sold…

HOA Management: Early Planning for the Annual Budget

HOA Management: Early Planning for the Annual Budget

HOAs are just a few months away from budget season. It’s important for homeowners association board members to make sure they are fully prepared in developing their budget at that time. To help you get a head start, here are some reminders about areas you must focus on when planning next year’s HOA budget. Analyze…

Top 5 Qualities to Look for In a HOA Manager

Top 5 Qualities to Look for In a HOA Manager

Homeowners association managers are required to have many different skills, since they act as the backbone for your HOA and the support of your Board. And there are specific qualities that the manager should demonstrate while management your community. If you are searching for a homeowners association management company or currently working with one, these…

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