Five Steps to Running More Effective HOA Board Meetings
Posted on Wednesday April 11, 2018
One of the most challenging aspects of being on the board of your homeowners association (HOA) can be running board meetings. It’s not always easy to keep everyone tuned into the business at hand. In addition, you have to manage the inevitable disagreements among board members. How do you keep these meetings running smoothly?
The Six Secrets to Building Your HOA’s Volunteer Pool
Posted on Thursday February 15, 2018
Whether you’re on the board of a single-family homeowners association (HOA) or a high-rise condo association, your community depends on volunteers to operate successfully. However, finding residents who are willing to be on your board of directors, join a committee or help at an event can be challenging.
Does Your HOA Have A Plan For Fostering A Sense Of Community?
Posted on Thursday January 18, 2018
Humans are social creatures with a deep-seated yearning for connection and community. This is particularly evident in an HOA, where a strong sense of community can be the difference between long-standing residency and high turnover.
Demystifying Maintenance and Repair Roles for Residents in Your HOA
Posted on Wednesday December 20, 2017
How well do homeowners in your community association understand maintenance responsibilities? pYou 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.
Preventing HOA Issues When Snowbirds Fly the Coop
Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017
As Minnesotans anticipate spending the winter months knee-deep in snow, it’s likely that some residents in your homeowners association (HOA) are anticipating spending their winter in a warmer climate.
Protecting Your Community Association from Fraud & Embezzlement
Posted on Friday September 29, 2017
It’s only natural for someone living in a condominium or homeowner association to assume you can trust your property management company to safeguard your financial wellbeing. And at FirstService Residential, we take that trust to heart.
True Financial Stability
Posted on Tuesday September 26, 2017
A strong, healthy association requires every facet of property management to work in sync toward one common goal...true financial stability.