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  • Is Your Management Company a Good Communicator?

    Is good communication important to your property management company? Use this questionaire to find out.
  • 5 Ways to Create Sensible Condo Policies

    Every condominium corporation needs rules and policies. But if your condo board doesn’t carefully think them through or doesn’t implement them properly, they can backfire. Rules that go too far or enforcement that is inconsistent or lax can lead to animosity among residents and can chip away at your condo’s sense of community. How can your board implement rules and policies that won’t cause these types of problems?
  • Condominium Management Basics – 10 Helpful Hints

    As a board member of a condominium corporation you have an important role that should not be taken lightly. Remember, in addition to the responsibility you have to the members of your community from a business point of view, these people are also your neighbours and friends.
  • Creating a Condo Flooring Policy to Address Noise Issues

    When people live in close quarters, it is inevitable that they will hear sounds from neighbouring condos from time to time. Noise between units can be minimized in many ways. One of the most effective tools for a condominium board to implement is a flooring policy that guides owners when they want to replace their floor coverings. Choosing the right products makes a big difference when it comes to the transfer of noise between condominium units.
  • Drowning in Paperwork? Six Guidelines for Getting it Organized

    We all know that “organizing paperwork” is not at the top of most people’s list of things-to-do. Most likely we also know that it suddenly achieves high importance when we have to ask ourselves “now where did I see/put that?” When speaking of the documents of a condominium corporation, it is imperative that these be accessible and up-to-date when they are needed. These six guidelines will help you get it organized.
  • Four ways to set decoration policies for your condominium corporation without being a grinch

    Lights, candles and wreaths, oh my! The most decorated season of the year is arriving, with celebrations from many cultures and faiths coinciding in the next few months. For condo communities, the desire to deck the halls can clash with the rules of the corporation. Follow these tips to maintain a festive community without décor running amok.
  • Keeping Your Condo Board Committees on Track

    Community committees allow residents to become involved in the activities of their condominium. They can also help reduce the work load for the volunteer board. In order to function properly though, committees do need structure and board guidance. These eight tips will help to ensure your committees make positive contributions to the community and are aligned with board goals.
  • Nine Things to Know About Conflicts of Interest

    The term “conflict of interest” is often used when discussing board member activities, but it is one that is not always understood. Having a clear definition of what is and what is not a conflict of interest is critical to a board as it carries out its duties on behalf of the rest of the owners.
  • 7 Financial Must-Do’s for Condo Corporation Success

    There are so many things to enjoy about living in a condominium community. Among them are the sense of community, the great amenities and the high standards. However, if your condo corporation’s finances aren’t stable, none of it is possible.
  • The Condo Residents’ (Unofficial) Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

    Life in a multi-family community is much more pleasant when residents and leaders each understand their individual rights and responsibilities. As in all aspects of life, respect for each other and adherence to the rules are key components to successful community relations.
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Running a Great Condo Board Meeting

    Love them or hate them, if you are a condominium board member you know that board meetings are essential to the successful operation of the community. But not all meetings are as effective as they should be. With some planning and guidelines in place this can be improved in short order.
  • HOA Policy: 7 Steps for Easy, Effective (and Respectful) Rule Enforcement

    Learn why effective HOA policy starts with a strong communication plan.
  • HOA Policy: 7 Steps for Easy, Effective (and Respectful) Rule Enforcement

    Learn why effective HOA policy starts with a strong communication plan.
  • Ask the High-Rise Experts: Healthy Building Practices for 2021

    Watch our latest high-rise roundtable video to learn which healthy building best practices you should keep in 2021 for your Arizona high-rise.
  • Virtual Board Meetings: Comprehensive Guidelines for Board Members

    To help boards and shareholders navigate the legal and logistical nuances of virtual annual meetings, our property management experts have assembled a collection of best practices that address the most common concerns and logistical hurdles.
  • 5 tips for managing your Arizona HOA parking rules

    Enforcing HOA parking rules is a universal challenge for homeowners’ associations. Follow these 5 tips to minimize violations and misunderstandings among your residents.
  • Establishing effective homeowners association rules and regulations

    Homeownership comes with a myriad of benefits, but it also brings a set of responsibilities, particularly when you are part of a Homeowners Association (HOA). The board of directors for the association maintains the integrity and value of a community by establishing HOA regulations that protect resident’s investment as a homeowner.
  • The 2022 Florida Legislative Session And Why It’s Important For Community Associations

    On January 11, state lawmakers will assemble for the annual 60-day legislative session. This session will cover a list of key issues and promises to be an active one for community associations for two particular reasons: the impact of the collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside and the skyrocketing cost of property insurance.
  • FAQ: The Impacts of New York City’s Prevailing Wage Law on Condominium & Cooperative Properties

    Beginning July 1, 2022, condominium and cooperative buildings in New York City must begin to pay building workers a prevailing wage or forfeit their eligibility for the Cooperative and Condominium Property Tax Abatement.
  • Talent and Supply Chain Disruptions

    Has your community association been affected by labor shortages? Learn more about supply chain issues and how to address them in your community.
  • Talent and Supply Chain Disruptions

    Has your community association been affected by labor shortages? Learn more about supply chain issues and how to address them in your community.
  • Talent and Supply Chain Disruptions

    Has your community association been affected by labor shortages? Learn more about supply chain issues and how to address them in your community.
  • 2022 Florida Legislative Session: Update on Key Bills

    Learn about the main bills addressed this session that will impact Florida's community associations and those who live and work in them.
  • Preparing for A Storm During Supply Chain Shortages

    As the supply chain crisis continues to linger with no end in sight, proper storm preparation means considering supply shortages. Read on for 6 things to consider as your board prepares for the upcoming storm season.
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