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Is Professional Management Worth It? 6 Self-Managed Costs to Consider
Apr 18, 2023
What’s one of the biggest considerations when it comes to hiring a property management partner? If you ask most boards, they’ll likely say it’s the cost. Discover six costs to consider when choosing whether to self-manage or partner with a property management firm.
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5 Steps to Good Board Succession Planning
Apr 12, 2023
In your community association, it's important to identify people who have leadership potential and train them for the eventuality of being in charge.
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Keep Your Condo or Community Running Like a Well-Oiled Machine with a Solid Preventive Maintenance Plan
Mar 31, 2023
Learn the key components that should be included in a comprehensive preventive maintenance plan for your HOA or condo community.
5 Steps to the Best Reserve Study Firm
Mar 17, 2023
Nothing lasts forever and you need to have a plan to replace major items and systems before their lifespans end. How do you create that plan? Start with a quality reserve study.
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6 Steps to Amending Your Association’s Governing Documents
Mar 13, 2023
Amending your governing documents or bylaws can be time-consuming, but reviewing them for potential revisions is essential. Learn more!
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Conflict Resolution for Condo and HOA Community Association Board Members
Feb 28, 2023
Ideally, all parties in a homeowners or condo association agree, but In the real world, disagreements are a fact of life. Get tips on conflict resolution at your HOA or condo community from industry experts.ca
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When Does Our Self-Managed Association Need a Management Partner? 6 Questions Your Board Should Ask
Feb 27, 2023
How do you determine when you should hire a management company? Assess your association’s needs with these 6 questions.
Board members discuss HOA myths at a conference table
Fact or Fiction? 7 Property Management Myths – Debunked
Jan 23, 2023
Even the best self-managed HOAs and condo communities can’t do it all. Learn the truth behind 7 common property management myths to help you make the right choice.
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Want to Become a Community Association Manager? Here Are 7 Questions and Answers to Consider
Jan 10, 2023
Are you interested in becoming a Community Association Manager? It requires a passion for helping others, empathy, and dedication to providing quality customer service, among other things. Read our article to learn if it's the right fit for you.
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7 Risks and Rewards for Self-Managed Associations
Dec 22, 2022
As a community association board member, knowing the risks of self-managed associations and the rewards of working with a professional management partner are essential. Check out our list of the 7 top risks and rewards.