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  • Four Ways to Assign Holiday Decoration Compliance Policies - Without Being a Scrooge

    The holidays are a time of joy, cheer, softly twinkling lights and tasteful wreaths, but holiday decorations mean different things to different people. Learn four ways to manage this!
  • 9 Tips for Successful Community Event Planning

    Community events are an excellent way for HOA and condo associations to unite residents. Follow these tips to help make your event a success.
  • 9 Tips for Successful Community Event Planning

    Community events are an excellent way for HOA and condo associations to unite residents. Follow these tips to help make your event a success.
  • 3 Ways to Fund Your Condominium Corporation Replacements and Major Repairs

    At one time or another, every condominium corporation has to spend money on replacing equipment or making major repairs. Whether that means replacing a roof, installing a new ventilation system or any other big-ticket project, they are a necessity. But how should your condo corporation pay for them?
  • 12 To-Do’s for Ultimate HOA Landscaping Maintenance!

    A good spring-cleaning can do wonders for your community association. Here are some tips to get your started.
  • Getting Your Building’s Spring Cleaning Started

    As building managers begin property inspection, they note the necessary repairs for winter damage as they make their rounds through the community. The spring season is a time for renewal and a fresh look, so being able to properly landscape around the building is of utmost importance.
  • LED Lighting Offers a Bright Way for Condo Associations to Save

    Has your condo association been looking high and low for ways to save energy and money? The answer may be right over your head. Switching to LED bulbs can reduce your lighting costs by up to 75 percent. In this article, we answer common questions and shed some light on the benefits of LED lighting.
  • Choosing the Right Community Management Company to Manage Amenities

    A big part of what sets your community apart is the amenities it offers. This goes beyond a pool, a fitness area or a place for a rooftop party – your amenities help create a lifestyle, and that’s the most important thing to residents and association members.
  • Keeping Your Community Safe During Summer Vacation Season

    Georgia is fortunate to have milder winters than much of the United States, but summer is still the most wonderful time of year for a lot of people. Of course, a lot of folks take that opportunity to travel.
  • Opening Considerations for Gyms and Fitness Centers in Residential Buildings

    Following the release of Interim Guidelines for Reopening Gyms/Fitness Centers, there are a number of procedures boards will need to consider when reopening fitness centers in residential buildings.
  • Getting Your Building’s Spring Cleaning Started

    As community association managers begin their inspection, they note the necessary repairs for winter damage as they make their rounds through the community. The spring season is a time for renewal and a fresh look, so being able to properly landscape around the building is of utmost importance.
  • A Smooth HOA Management Transition Starts With Good Communication

    Most homeowners associations (HOAs) in Nevada are managed by a community management company. So hiring a new management company is a pretty common occurrence in our state.
  • Delivering Value: FirstService Residential Energy Aggregation Purchasing Program

    FirstService Residential has helped boards and building owners save millions of dollars in energy costs, in part, through our Energy Aggregation Purchasing Program.
  • Saltwater Pools are the Future, and YES, They Have Chlorine!

    Saltwater pools offer a variety of benefits ranging from greater comfort for swimmers -- say goodbye to burning eyes and dried out hair -- and also for the environment. This article explores why saltwater pools are gaining popularity in condominiums and communities here in the Greater Toronto area and around the world.
  • What to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home in Florida

    A weekend or vacation getaway may turn out to be a good long-term investment, but it's important to do a little research first. Consider these five factors before you commit.
  • Top Trends in Miami Luxury Multifamily Amenities

    Luxury multifamily high-rises continually strive to offer standout amenities, as best exemplified in Miami's luxury market.
  • Squatter Laws: Getting Rid of Uninvited "Guests"

    While some surprises (birthday parties, a promotion or a new puppy) are good, many surprises such as a flat tire or an IRS audit are not. One particularly nasty surprise is finding out that someone has broken into your vacant property and moved in. Thankfully, during the last legislative session, new laws were passed to deal with “squatters” which allow you to (relatively) quickly and legally remove squatters from your property.
  • Six steps to implement EV charging in high-rise condos

    No longer the products of science fiction fantasy, electric cars are now a reality of everyday life. While the reduced emissions of personal electric vehicles, or PEVs, are good news for the environment, their charging requirements may create challenges for condo associations trying to navigate their infrastructure requirements, legal implications, management concerns and even aesthetic considerations.
  • CoStar-Deluge of Packages Has Apartment Landlords Scrambling for Options

    Apartment landlords and property managers are increasingly offering an amenity that’s become a necessity for some tenants, particularly during the holiday season: package delivery management.
  • Six Steps to Putting More Play in Your Neighborhood

    All too often, when we talk about enhancing our communities, we focus mostly on what’s right for the adults. The reality is many of our community residents are children. And let’s face it: if it’s good for kids, then the grownups will probably feel pretty good about it, too.
  • 5 steps to create a lifestyle programs using community amenities

    Now more than ever, communities are searching for ways to increase resident engagement and create a social atmosphere. One way managers capitalize on their available community amenities is through lifestyle programming.
  • 10 Tips for Managing Your Community Pool

    Managing your pool properly is important! Learn more about maintenance, safety issues and compliance matters that go into correctly operating a community pool.
  • More California Homebuyers Look for Community Amenities and Lifestyle Programs

    Homebuyers are motivated to buy a new home and move to a new community for a wide variety of reasons – perhaps a desire to downsize, upsize, relocate closer to family and friends, or enhance their quality of life. But while those factors will always be important, there are two additional considerations many people find compelling – community amenities and programs for lifestyle communities. Read on for more details.
  • Seven Trends for Amenities in 2015

    2014 was a year of change for a lot of associations. And in many ways, 2015 promises to be no different – especially when it comes to the types of amenities that will be offered by communities.
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