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How to Transform From Board Volunteer to Community Leader

Posted on Friday April 13, 2018

What steps do you need to take to go from volunteer to community leader? Start with these five tactics, which can make a big impact on how you fulfill your duties and affect how residents and other board members perceive you.

Three Ways HOAs Can Resolve Community Conflict and Disputes

Posted on Tuesday March 20, 2018

How do you resolve community conflict, prevent costly and time-consuming litigation and maintain a great reputation in the Nevada marketplace? Consider these three methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Four Elements of Great Community Landscaping

Posted on Tuesday March 13, 2018

Without a doubt, beautiful landscaping makes life in your community more enjoyable. But did you also know that it can play a crucial role in boosting your community’s reputation in the marketplace, and consequently enhancing property values?

Beyond HOA Basics: 5 Topics Board Members Should Know

Posted on Thursday February 22, 2018

A well-informed and engaged HOA can help elevate your resident experience and improve property values. Learn what five topics you should know to boost your association’s reputation now and in the future.
 

Six Ways to Have a Better Board Meeting

Posted on Friday January 26, 2018

Improved board meetings play a crucial role in building up your association’s reputation and relevance in the market, which ultimately helps improve property values. Learn the six principles for better board meetings.

Battling HOA Board Blunders: What NOT to Do

Posted on Friday January 19, 2018

To help you avoid the most common board blunders, we’ve identified four mistakes and some practical ways to avoid them. By preventing blunders, you can help steer your board in the right direction, which can ultimately help improve your overall community.

What to Expect From Your Community Management Company

Posted on Tuesday January 16, 2018

What do board members really want from their HOA management company? As it turns out, the answers are pretty universal.

Effective HOA Communications: Why the Right Technology Matters

Posted on Monday January 15, 2018

Be honest: How good are the communication tools that your homeowners association (HOA) uses? Can residents and board members readily contact each other and your management company? Does your method of exchanging information ensure safety, privacy and compliance with Nevada HOA laws?

Resolving Community Conflict: 4 Principles for Board Members

Posted on Friday December 08, 2017

Think about the last conflict you experienced on your board or in your community. Who was at fault? It can be easy to point fingers or immediately ignore a “disagreeable” person’s opinion, but as a board member, there are many factors you should take into account.

7 Qualities of a Great Community Manager

Posted on Friday December 01, 2017

You probably know what a good community manager looks like. They work well with people and are familiar with the ins and outs of HOAs. But a great community manager is the foundation to a thriving community.

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