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Electronic Voting at Your Community Association: What You Need to Consider

Posted on Monday August 06, 2018

For a growing number of community associations across the United States and Canada, statute changes are making electronic voting a possibility for boards. If your state or province permits online voting – or will soon – does that mean that your board should make this option available to homeowners in your community?

How To Avoid Common Board Member Mistakes at Your Community Association

Posted on Tuesday July 31, 2018

Learning from other board members’ experiences is a great way to avoid making some of the more common mistakes. Here, we discuss four of the common mistakes that board members make and offer recommendations for handling the issues differently.

5 Steps to Increase Resident Engagement in Your Community Association

Posted on Thursday July 26, 2018

In many community associations, residents lack interest in getting involved. Getting residents to attend meetings, volunteer on committees or help run events can be like pulling teeth for many boards. Turn that around with these 5 simple steps.

All You Need to Know About Using Social Media to Build Community

Posted on Monday July 23, 2018

Social media can be a phenomenal marketing and communications tool for your community association! It’s a great way to inform residents, keep them connected and strengthen their loyalty. But you need to put a strategy behind your community’s social media presence.

How to Get the Board Member Training You Need to Be a Successful Community Leader

Posted on Friday July 20, 2018

To be an effective board member you need the right training. Learn how to get the training you need to successfully govern your community association.

Why is Clear Vision Step 1 to Community Engagement?

Posted on Tuesday July 17, 2018

What do you want your community to be? You need to know to be able to best engage your residents. Learn why vision and engagement go together.

How to Host an Annual Meeting Your Homeowners Will WANT to Attend

Posted on Thursday July 12, 2018

Annual meetings don't have to be boring! Learn how your community association board can entice your homeowners into attending with easy tips.

Why Millennials Matter to the Future of Your Association

Posted on Sunday July 01, 2018

Millennials are the fastest growing group of home buyers in the US. Learn why you need to get this important demographic involved in your association today.

5 Ways Your Board Can Improve Communications

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

How well your board communicates has a tremendous impact on your community association. Great communication can lead to better relationships with residents – both homeowners and renters – and helps build a stronger sense of community.

Is Your Board as Effective and Healthy as It Can Be?

Posted on Monday June 25, 2018

Whether you are a board member who wants to ensure your board is doing everything it can to succeed or a resident who wants to get involved in the governing of your community, we have identified the best practices that can help you get the answers you need.

 

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