Keep Your Annual Meeting From Derailing With These 5 Tricks
Posted on Tuesday October 23, 2018
Your annual meeting is your community association’s most well-attended meeting of the year. That’s no surprise since it’s where residents get the most insights about their community and have an opportunity to elect their board members. But the large turnout also means it’s the meeting most likely to get off track. Keep your meeting from getting derailed by using these 5 techniques.
Do You Understand What Your HOA Fees Are and What They Cover?
Posted on Monday October 01, 2018
Congratulations! You just bought a new home and it’s perfect for your family – just the right size and condition and in a location and neighborhood to meet your needs. Your new home is part of a homeowners’ association (HOA), so the landscaping, entrance and common areas always look beautiful and well-maintained.
5 Ways to Encourage a Sense of (the Larger) Community in Your Association
Posted on Friday September 28, 2018
Your association doesn’t function in a vacuum. It’s part of a larger community. Having members actively engaged in your town or city is good for the association and adds to residents’ sense of community. Find out what your board can do to encourage residents to get more involved in their larger community.
Community Awareness: Protect Your Neighbors by Tuning Into Their Routines
Posted on Tuesday September 18, 2018
There’s a big difference between being a busybody and having a general awareness of your neighbors’ regular activities. Knowing their routines enables you to quickly realize when something is awry, especially for residents who live alone. And in a true emergency, that awareness could literally save a life.
The 7 Secrets to Combat Committee Chaos
Posted on Thursday September 13, 2018
Community committees are a great way to involve more residents in the activities of their homeowner association, help ensure the rules and regulations of the association are followed, and help lighten the workload of volunteer board members. Some common committees include beautification, architectural, landscaping and grievance committee. At their best, committees are finely tuned engines for getting things done in your community. When there is a breakdown or discord, they’re agents of confusion, wreaking havoc on progress and operating as the figurative wrecking balls for a few overbearing committee members.
How to Create a Lifestyle Program Your Residents Love
Posted on Friday August 31, 2018
Learn how your board can create a lifestyle program that your residents will want to come home to. A thriving lifestyle program will connect your residents and help build great relationships throughout the community.