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say no | night HOA board meeting

Just Say No to Night HOA Board Meetings

Night HOA board meeting sessions are often the last resort for board members that have work during the day. Most HOA volunteers keep regular business hours, this the night HOA meetings. At this point, most associations are resigned to having evening HOA board meetings. But, what if there’s another way to hold HOA meetings earlier…

Safety Measures for Your HOA Wi-Fi Connection

Safety Measures for Your HOA Wi-Fi Connection

Free Wi-Fi internet is a common amenity in a lot of businesses, so it makes sense that your homeowners association might want to offer it for your residents. But there are some risks involved with offering the option of free internet if you don’t have the proper equipment or safeguards in place. For example, your…

votes | hoa elections

How To Hold Effective HOA Elections

Homeowners associations hold elections to determine who will assume the roles of the board of directors. But, how exactly can an association hold HOA elections? What Is the Process for HOA Elections? When it becomes time for homeowners association elections, you want to make sure the process is efficient in choosing the most qualified association…

ice | condo frozen pipes

Condo Frozen Pipes: Who Should Take Care Of It?

Condo frozen pipes are a common problem among many condo associations, particularly those located in colder states. But, is it your job to fix these pipes? Or, is someone else accountable for them? Dealing With Condo Frozen Pipes Every season has its range of weather-specific concerns for property owners and condominium associations. In the winter,…

upset | communication problems in hoa

5 Common Communication Problems In HOAs Without A Manager

Self-management can put a lot of pressure on the HOA board. Without an HOA manager or management company to help them, board members can only rely on each other when managing the community. But when tasks pile up and board members become overwhelmed, communication breakdowns arise. It might not seem like it but poor communication…

older couple | elderly homeowners

Preparing A Safe Community For Elderly Homeowners

In past generations, those 65 and older would eventually leave their homes to move to retirement communities or assisted living facilities. Now, though, more and more homeowners are choosing to age in place. With this comes new challenges for homeowners associations in trying to create a safe and accommodating environment for their elderly homeowners. Here’s…

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9 Crucial Items That Should Be Part Of Your HOA Yearly Checklist

Your HOA likely already has a list of events and to-dos for the association that must happen each year, such as inspections, renewals, and maintenance. But, there are a few extra items that might get overlooked yet are essentials each year. Construct an HOA yearly checklist to ensure you don’t miss any important items. What…

self manage | self-managed HOA

Is Your Community Better Off With A Self-Managed HOA?

Homeowners associations vary greatly, with some requiring more attention than others. Although many find the idea of self-management appealing, it is not always the right call. In fact, when you become a self-managed HOA, you open your community up to certain risks. The Pros and Cons of a Self-Managed HOA Quite a few homeowners associations,…

winter | winterize HOA community

How to Winterize An HOA Community Properly

Winter is indeed a beautiful time but the ice and snow that come with it can cause major damage to your community and its residents. As an HOA board member, you want to prepare for winter as best as you can — especially if you live in an area that has harsh winters. If you’re…

Businessman pointing at risk management concept on screen | risk management for hoa

How Does Risk Management For HOA Protect Your Community

Running an HOA is similar to running a business. It involves aspects of finance, communication, and management. One of the most important of these is risk management for HOA. A Guide to Risk Management for HOA Is risk management a priority for your homeowners association management? If you’re not sure, it’s time to start accessing…

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