Long-Term Community Planning is Your LegacyDec 08, 2020Adequate funding and planning preserves your community for future residents.
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Protect Your Pipes: Avoid Catastrophe in Your Condo Association This WinterDec 04, 2020When the temperature dips far below freezing, you'll want to be sure your pipes are well-insulated.
How an Integrated Maintenance Plan Can Keep Your HOA From Walking on Thin Ice
How an Integrated Maintenance Plan Can Keep Your HOA From Walking on Thin IceNov 18, 2020Cold weather will soon be upon us, so now is the time for your homeowner association (HOA) to make sure your maintenance program is on track. As brutal as Chicago winters can be, you certainly don’t want to discover a leak in your roof during a heavy snowfall or have a boiler stop working during a record cold spell. Don’t get caught in the cold!
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Demystifying Maintenance and Repair Roles for Residents in Your Condo AssociationNov 18, 2020
How well do homeowners in your condo association understand maintenance responsibilities?
You might think that responsibilities for maintenance, repairs and replacements would be straightforward enough – what’s inside the condo unit is the homeowner’s, and what’s outside is the association’s.You might think that responsibilities for maintenance, repairs and replacements would be straightforward enough – what’s inside the condo unit is the homeowner’s, and what’s outside is the association’s.
Rental caps for community associations
5 Steps to Adopting a Rental CapNov 16, 2020If your association is considering a limit on rental homes, adopt a rental cap the right way by following these 5 steps.
Winterizing Your Community AssociationNov 06, 2020Now is the time for building engineers to winterize their buildings to protect them from harsh Illinois winters.
Board Member Tips
Property Management 101: Top Tips for Board MembersOct 30, 2020As a condominium board member, you know you have a huge part to play in ensuring a great lifestyle for your residents. It’s your job to provide leadership, ensure financial stability and create a sense of togetherness. Consult these helpful property management tips for new board members and experienced ones alike.
Wild animals in community associations
Managing Wild Animals in AssociationsAug 28, 2020It’s possible for us to live in harmony with wildlife, but association leaders may need to exercise special vigilance when animals and humans might be in conflict.
Communicating your association's budget
Communicating for Success During Budget TimeAug 11, 2020Follow these best practices for planning communications before, during and after the budget is ratified, to ensure residents are informed and involved.
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How to Save Energy During a PandemicAug 06, 2020Energy consumption is trending upwards as vacations are halted, professionals are working from home, and schools remain closed. Save on your energy bill without giving up comfort with these few tips.