Winterizing Your Community Association
Nov 06, 2020
Now 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 Members
Oct 30, 2020
As 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.
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Managing Wild Animals in Associations
Aug 28, 2020
It’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 Time
Aug 11, 2020
Follow 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 Pandemic
Aug 06, 2020
Energy 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.
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Keeping Your Budget Healthy in the Age of COVID-19
Jul 06, 2020
Five Fundamental Roles on Your Condo Board
Jul 01, 2020
Elected Board members will have a variety of skill sets and experience as volunteers. A partnership with a strong management company will provide the guidance and knowledge that will support the Board as they fulfill their duties.
6 Ways HOAs Partner with Management Companies
Jun 02, 2020
The distinct roles of the board and manager can shed some light on the ways the board can develop an effective partnership.
4 Ways to Keep Your Community or High-Rise Safe and Clean
Apr 14, 2020
Germs are a fact of life. But with the right tools and a common-sense approach, your board and community management can work together to help reduce the spread of any illness – and the right management partner can help. Learn what to ask
any community management company you consider.
Calm in a Crisis: Emergency Preparedness Plan
Apr 14, 2020
Whether you face an outbreak of illness, earthquake, or a flood, the impact of any devastating event can be minimized if your board has prepared for it. No doubt, your board meetings are already chock full of agenda items, but it’s important to make emergency preparedness planning a priority.