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Vendor Management Tips to Help Condominium Corporations Get Great Results

Posted on Tuesday November 24, 2015

To maintain your building, your Board members must employ and manage several different vendors. These vendors help with the upkeep of your condo building and preserving the building’s property value as a whole. Read tips on how to best manage your vendors.

How to Choose the Right Community Banking Program

Posted on Tuesday November 10, 2015

Does your condominium corporation have the right banking program in place for your condo? As a Board member it is your fiduciary responsibility to safeguard your condominium corporation’s funds.

Hiring Vendors? Legal Issues for Condominium Corporations to Consider

Posted on Friday November 06, 2015

As a Board member you are responsible for many things including overseeing and hiring vendors for community projects. Your condominium corporation may be looking to hire a vendor to simply perform routine maintenance or for an upcoming special project. Do you know what basics to look for when hiring a vendor for your building?

How Condominium Corporations Can Use a Social Media Strategy to Strengthen Community Engagement

Posted on Tuesday November 03, 2015

Social media is one of the biggest technology sensations to impact our lives over the last decade. It is used as an effective communication tool each and every day for many people worldwide. Have you thought about using social media to enhance your community engagement?

Scary Fun: Halloween Safety Tips for Your Family and Community

Posted on Friday October 23, 2015

Halloween is right around the corner and before it arrives there are many precautions we must take to ensure our kids and community are safe. As we prepare to celebrate let’s go over a checklist of safety measures we can take to make sure the little ghosts and goblins throughout our community are safe.

Why Career Changers Should Consider Property Management Careers

Posted on Thursday October 22, 2015

Are you looking for a new career path? Why not try property management? Working as a Property Manager will allow you to connect with people to form a sense of community and help enhance their lives as residents. Learn more about how joining the property management industry could fulfill your career dreams.

Creating an Effective HOA Committee that Benefits Board Members

Posted on Friday October 16, 2015

Condominium Corporation Board members often find themselves needing assistance to handle special projects and community tasks. When these instances arise the Board looks to form committees to cover these special projects. As a Board Member, are you aware of the steps to take to create an effective committee?

Four Telltale Signs of a Well-Trained Property Manager

Posted on Tuesday October 13, 2015

How well trained is your Condominium Corporation’s manager? When we think of great attributes of a property manager, we often times believe they must simply be courteous and hardworking but there are more qualities that a well-trained manager must possess. Education, licensing and dedication are also huge factors into making an outstanding property manager. See if your property manager has all the qualities of a well-trained manager.

Fire Prevention Week: Tips to Keep Your Family Safe at Home

Posted on Thursday October 08, 2015

Did you know this week is Fire Prevention Week? That means it’s time to assess your household and check for any potential fire hazards. Fires can be very dangerous and quickly spread ruining valuable items and a house full of memories. Take a moment to read fire prevention tips provided by FirstService Residential property manager, Morgan Lepson.

12 Tips for Efficient Community Construction Project Management

Posted on Wednesday October 07, 2015

Is your condominium corporation looking to start a construction project? Well there can be several frustrating and complicating situations that arise throughout the construction management process. One way to help make sure your condo’s construction project runs smoothly is to contact an experienced property management company for advice. In the meantime, you can read our tips on how to efficiently get through the construction process.

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