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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…

How an HOA Management Company Can Help Manage Expenses

How an HOA Management Company Can Help Manage Expenses

Let’s face it: the financial aspects of running a homeowners association can be tough to handle. This is especially true if your association is smaller or you have board members who are already overworked. You may not realize that your HOA is overpaying for services, setting itself up for more financial difficulties down the road….

Should Your HOA Invest Its Reserves?

Should Your HOA Invest Its Reserves?

Any investment decisions should be made carefully and with proper authority. This is especially important when making decisions for a homeowners association. Your HOA has likely been careful about contributing to its reserves account. If you’re considering investing that money and hoping for more growth, there are several factors you should think about. You should…

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