Managing Your HOA’s Maintenance and Improvement Projects
Posted on Friday April 27, 2018
Keeping your property maintained and making needed improvements are important aspects of your homeowners association’s financial health. To manage these crucial responsibilities effectively, you need to stay on top of day-to-day projects, as well as create and adhere to a long-range plan. What does it take to make those goals a reality?
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 HOA 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 HOA’s.
Preventing HOA Issues When Snowbirds Fly the Coop
Posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017
As Kansas Citians 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.
How an Integrated Maintenance Plan Can Keep Your HOA From Walking on Thin Ice
Posted on Thursday November 02, 2017
Cold weather will soon be upon us, so now is the time for your homeowners association (HOA) to make sure your maintenance program is on track. As brutal as Missouri 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.
Smart Financial Planning
Posted on Monday September 25, 2017
Safeguarding an association’s operating and reserve funds is one of the main fiduciary duties of all board members, not just the treasurer. This means that boards must protect the financial interests of the homeowner association and its members by making sure all funds are properly managed, invested and protected.