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  • How to Communicate: What Your Board Should Know and Do

    Nov 14, 2019
    Whether you live in a townhome, high-rise or an HOA, you want your community association to be successful. All board members do. You know that means watching the finances carefully and maintaining the property. But do you think about effective board communication as an ingredient in your recipe for success? It is!
     
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    Slow and Steady: 5 Surprising Benefits of Raising Your Dues

    Oct 04, 2019
    It’s that time of year again – budget season is upon us. You know the things to consider when creating your budget, but what drives your process? Are you focused on achieving a particular vision for your community? Avoiding conflict in the community? Solely looking to avoid increasing dues?
  • How To Avoid 6 Common Board Member Mistakes

    Mar 04, 2019
    Being on the board of your homeowners association (HOA) isn’t an easy job. No matter what your level of experience, mistakes can happen. Although some of these can probably be corrected easily, why not avoid them altogether by learning from other board members’ experiences? Check out these recommendations for handling 6 common board member mistakes.
  • How To Avoid 6 Common Board Member Mistakes

    Feb 28, 2019
    Being on the board of your homeowners association (HOA) isn’t an easy job. No matter what your level of experience, mistakes can happen. Although some of these can probably be corrected easily, why not avoid them altogether by learning from other board members’ experiences? Check out these recommendations for handling 6 common board member mistakes.
  • Building Security Tips for the Holiday Season

    Dec 03, 2018
    Security risks increase exponentially during the holiday seasons for high-rise buildings. Many residents travel for the holidays, move to warmer weather during the winter months, or have an influx of guests and family members in and out. These factors make it easy for intruders to make it into the building, especially if there are no procedures in place to track the many people and deliveries in and out of the building.
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    Is Your Management Company a Good Communicator?

    Nov 16, 2018
    Is good communication important to your property management company? Use this questionaire to find out.
  • How to Improve Communication in Your Association

    Nov 06, 2018
    As a homeowner, you can do your part to make communication in your community association better. Find out how.
     
     
  • The Do’s & Don’ts of Board Communication

    Oct 23, 2018
    The tips in this quick reference guide will help your board communicate better with residents in your community association.
  • How to Communicate so HOA and Condo Residents Listen

    Oct 09, 2018
    Are residents in your community always aware of upcoming events, construction projects and board meetings? Do they understand their responsibilities and the policies they need to comply with?
     
    When your board clearly and effectively communicates with residents, it has a positive impact on the overall wellbeing of your condo or homeowners association (HOA). Open and honest communication creates the perception of transparency and facilitates a feeling of community.
     
  • How to Establish Sensible HOA Policies

    Jul 27, 2018
    Rules and regulations are important in any homeowners association (HOA). But when they aren’t enforced, are enforced inconsistently, or go a bit too far, they can create resentment and put your HOA at risk.