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Safe Summer Tips for Your HOA

Safe Summer Tips for Your HOA

It’s easy to overlook safety when you’re enjoying summer activities like pool days, cookouts, picnic gatherings, camping trips, and other outings. But when you run an HOA community, safety is an important aspect that shouldn’t be forgotten. To make summertime a fun experience for everyone in your community, ensure residents are aware of ways they…

The 3 Main Types of Homeowners in an HOA

The 3 Main Types of Homeowners in an HOA

Every homeowners association has different types of board members—with a variety of personalities and backgrounds. In the same way, there are also different types of homeowners in an HOA. While not everyone fits perfectly into one category, there are a few common ones that can be used to describe most owners. Here are the three…

Protecting Your HOA During Bug Season

Protecting Your HOA During Bug Season

During  the time when everyone is outside enjoying the warmer weather, bug season is also hitting. And while bites and stings are annoying and uncomfortable at the least, they can also be potentially life-threatening. To make sure your HOA members are protected from the risks of those bites and stings, follow these tips to help…

The Main Duties of Your HOA Board Treasurer

The Main Duties of Your HOA Board Treasurer

The HOA board as a whole is responsible for the financial health of your homeowners association. However, there are specific duties of the treasurer that must happen in order to protect the HOA’s assets. Your governing documents—as well as state laws—will specify these exact duties. They can be overwhelming, so most HOA board will use…

How to Handle Electric Vehicles in Your HOA

How to Handle Electric Vehicles in Your HOA

As people become more environmentally conscious and join the green movement, the popularity of electric vehicles has been slowly rising. We’re starting to see more Volts, Teslas, and other green vehicles on the streets. That means there are likely a few homeowners in your HOA with these types of electric cars. And it brings up…

How Should Your Condo Association Handle Short-Term Rentals?

How Should Your Condo Association Handle Short-Term Rentals?

Home-sharing has greatly increased in recent years since websites like Airbnb.com have become popular. These services work by connecting people looking for a place to stay for a night at a time with homeowners who are willing to rent out their home, or a bedroom. This is a convenience for many travelers, and a nice…

Verbal Communication Tips for HOAs

Verbal Communication Tips for HOAs

Board members of an HOA spend most of their time communicating with others—fellow board members, vendors, homeowners, and their HOA management company. Therefore communication is a vital piece of a successful community association, and if it’s ineffective, your HOA could pay the price. Here are a few practices your HOA board can take to ensure…

Why Social Media is a Must for Attracting New Members

Why Social Media is a Must for Attracting New Members

Social media is hot right now, and homeowners associations should be utilizing it’s popularity when looking for new members—and when communicating with their current owners! Your association will seem more modern if you’re participating in a variety of social sites that people are using.  And the key is to be active and engaged. Here are…

How to Handle the Biggest Condo Gym Complaints

How to Handle the Biggest Condo Gym Complaints

One of the most popular condo amenities is a gym. And residents are often looking for more than just a simply gym; they want a spacious area that is well-equipped and maintained. Within the last decade or so, it’s become more important to residents that they have access to a high-quality exercise room or gym…

An Overview of HOA Board Duties

An Overview of HOA Board Duties

If you’ve just been elected to your HOA’s board of directors, it can be an exciting and overwhelming experience. You might be slightly familiar with what happens, but you still worry about carrying out all of your duties. When accepting a board position, it’s important to know that you are taking on a lot of…

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