HOA emergency planning preparedness for summer weather
Aug 05, 2019
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How Your Board Can Partner With Your Management Team
Jun 26, 2019
Board members and association managers are great collaborators! Learn how to capitalize on that relationship to get the most for your management dollars.
Communication tips for your community association board
How to Communicate: What Your Board Should Know and Do
Jan 21, 2019
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!
Protecting Your Community Association from Fraud & Embezzlement
Dec 14, 2018
Fraud can happen with any management company and even in a community that is self-managed. Although there’s no way to ensure 100-percent protection against such an occurrence, FirstService Residential takes considerable precautions to minimize its likelihood.
Stop! Before Raising Association Fees, Try Cost Containment
Aug 20, 2018
No board wants to raise fees. But costs go up – or do they? Learn how cost containment can help keep your PA HOA fees from increasing.
It’s Not Just Planning: Take Your High-rise Emergency Management to the Next Level
Jul 03, 2018
Planning for emergencies is step one. Your board also needs to know how to manage those New Jersey high-rise emergencies when they happen.
Jul 03, 2018
You may be unaware that you are opening up all of your emails to scrutiny. When using a personal or work email address to conduct association business, there is a potential liability involved.
Emergency Preparedness: What You Need to Know & How Your Management Company Can Help
Jul 02, 2018
A good emergency plan is critical to the safety of your Pennsylvania high-rise residents and property. Learn how to create one and execute it today.
Difficult Residents: Good Communication Makes All the Difference
May 17, 2018
Every community has at least one. You know who they are: the squeaky wheels, the complainers, the busybodies. Difficult residents are a fact of community life.
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Promoting Fire Safety in Your Community Association
Apr 03, 2018
Part of your job as a board member is ensuring the safety of residents in your community association. To that end, it’s important to educate homeowners about possible fire risks and the steps they can take to prevent fire hazards in their homes. Chances are that fire safety isn’t top of mind for residents. However, home fires are more common than most people realize.