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Avoid These 5 HOA Board Blunders

Posted on Wednesday May 01, 2019

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.

Six Ways to Have a Better Board Meeting

Posted on Friday April 12, 2019

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.

How to Communicate:
What Your Board Should Know and Do

Posted on Monday January 21, 2019

Don’t Be the HOA Bad Guy: 4 Proven Policy Enforcement Tips

Posted on Thursday December 13, 2018

Enforcing HOA policies is nobody’s cup of tea, but having good policy enforcement in place helps improve the resident experience and elevates your reputation. Follow these 4 principles for healthy policy enforcement:

Before Creating a New HOA Policy, Ask These 5 Questions

Posted on Wednesday November 21, 2018

Great policies can help your association run smoothly, enhance the resident experience and improve your reputation. Here are five questions to ask before creating a new HOA policy.

4 HOA Strategies to Cut Costs and Maintain Assessments

Posted on Friday September 28, 2018

There are valid reasons to raise assessments, but in some cases, you may be able to go a different route. Here are four strategies to save your HOA money and keep assessments stable.

Reserve Funds: Six Ways to Improve Association Returns

Posted on Friday August 24, 2018

Are you really getting the best returns on your reserve funds? Most Nevada board members aren’t sure. Learn six ways to improve your reserve fund returns.

2018 HOA Budget Survey Results

Posted on Thursday July 12, 2018

In our nationwide survey, board members across the country weighed in about their approach to budget planning and reserve funds, and the results are in. You gave us some great insights into what matters most to board members.

Reserve Fund? Special Assessment? Loan? 3 Ways to Fund Capital Improvements

Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

Great capital improvements improve property values. Read on to see the three ways to pay for them and the pros and cons.

11 Critical Questions to Ask About Your HOA’s Maintenance Plan

Posted on Wednesday May 30, 2018

Is your preventative maintenance plan in need of a check-up? Read on to learn the 11 questions you should ask to assess your HOA’s maintenance health.

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