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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…

How to Prevent Your HOA Manager From Being ‘The Bad Guy’

How to Prevent Your HOA Manager From Being ‘The Bad Guy’

It’s not uncommon for the leader in any group to sometimes be shed in a negative light. They are making decisions on behalf of other people, and there are bound to be differing opinions who may oppose those decisions. For this reason, HOA managers can sometimes get the short end of the stick while managing…

How to Look for HOA Management Growing Pains

How to Look for HOA Management Growing Pains

Recent economic recovery in the community association industry has brought great news for the success of homeowners associations and HOA management companies. This is especially great after the recent steady decline of HOAs following the housing bubble burst from the recession. However, in the midst of this success, some HOA management companies may be suffering…

Is Your HOA Board Dropping the Ball? Consider an Action Item Report

Is Your HOA Board Dropping the Ball? Consider an Action Item Report

Whether you HOA is fairly small or very large, your Board of Directors no doubt have a ton to think about each day. However, a common fault of HOA Boards is to stick to the same topic in meetings month after month without taking the proper action to get certain things done. This results in…

Healing Broken Trust in Your HOA

Healing Broken Trust in Your HOA

Homeowners associations are meant to be a source of solid community for their members. A successful community is able to keep everyone involved and overall happy with how things are being run. But what if the opposite happens? For whatever reason, your owners stop trusting your association. It could be from a bad lawsuit, or…

Welcoming In New Board Members

Welcoming In New Board Members

Bringing in new board members can be exciting. And it can also be stressful. There’s a lot to know as an HOA Board member, so you’re likely worried that they won’t be brought up to speed quickly enough. But there are a few areas you can focus on teaching them. The sooner they know the…

Rules for New Condo Association Residents

Rules for New Condo Association Residents

When first moving into a condominium association, new residents often feel excitement. However, feelings can quickly turn to confusion or worse if new members are not well informed about how their new community works. As the Board of Directions for your condominium owner association, it’s your responsibility to work with your property management company and…

Increasing Personal Interaction in Your Community

Increasing Personal Interaction in Your Community

You can likely relate to most HOA Board members who struggle with finding an ideal work-life balance. It makes sense, then, that building community between those in your homeowners association may not be the top priority. However, there are ways in which homeowners associations can make it easier to build community and promote socialization outside of…

5 Steps to Community Security

5 Steps to Community Security

Tips for Community Security and Ensuring the Safety of Residents In any community association, whether it’s an HOA or a condo association, security is an issue you can’t ignore. The safety of the residents is your responsibility, and threats can come from anywhere. When it comes to security, it’s not a one-size fits all operation….

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