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  • Keep Your Community Safe During Summer Vacations

    Summer time – the perfect season to hit the road, relax, spend time with family and friends, or embark on a new adventure. While you hope your residents have fun on their summer vacations, you also want to make sure that their homes stay safe and they fulfill their responsibilities to the association while away. Whether you live in a condominium, master-planned or single-family community, you want to make sure that your residents prepare their homes in a way that helps protect themselves and the community.
  • Keep Your HOA Community Safe During Summer Vacations

    Summertime: It’s the perfect season to hit the road, relax, spend time with family and friends or embark on a new adventure. Although you hope that residents in your community have fun on their summer vacations, you also want to make sure that their homes stay safe and that they continue to fulfill their responsibilities to the association. Whether yours is a condominium, master-planned or single-family community, follow these tips to help your residents prepare their homes in a way that protects it and the community while they are away.
  • Building Security Tips for the Holiday Season

    Security risks increase exponentially during the holiday seasons for high-rise buildings. Many residents travel for the holidays, move to warmer weather during the winter months, or have an influx of guests and family members in and out. These factors make it easy for intruders to make it into the building, especially if there are no procedures in place to track the many people and deliveries in and out of the building.
  • Effects of Frozen Pipes in Cold Weather and How to Avoid Them

    Frozen pipes are an unwanted, but common, occurrence during Alberta's cold winters. The damage caused can be significant to condominium units and shared property. Our cold weather warning offers condominium residents tips to prevent frozen pipes and the water damage that results.
  • How to Protect Your Condo Corporation From Cyberattacks

    When it comes to cyberattacks, you may be under the assumption that your condo corporation is flying under the radar. But you’d be dead wrong. In fact, as a small business, your corporation may be at greater risk of being targeted than ever before.
  • Staying Ahead of Your Condo Corporation’s Maintenance and Improvement Projects

    Continually maintaining and improving your property is crucial if you want to protect your condominium corporation’s financial health. To ensure that these important responsibilities are well managed requires a long-term plan and a means of effectively handling day-to-day projects. Here’s how you can make that happen.
  • Getting the Right Training to Be a Successful Board Member

    Most people who join the board of their condominium corporation aren’t experts. Rather, they are well-intentioned, dedicated volunteer-leaders who want to protect property values and ensure their community continues to be a great place to live. If you’re a new board member – or even a seasoned one – it’s important to get the training you need to govern effectively and address the issues you may face.
  • Can Your HOA Handle a Crisis? 8-Step Emergency Preparedness Plan

    Is your association really prepared for an emergency? Learn how to develop an HOA emergency preparedness plan in 8 steps.
  • Your HOA Board and Coronavirus: 5 Questions to Discuss

    How should your HOA board handle a pandemic like COVID-19? Start by tackling these 5 questions.
  • Ask the Expert: Severe Storm Recovery

    Join Leah K. Burton and Brady Ortego of RMWBH for an Ask the Expert discussion about the laws you should be aware of, liability claims and insurance questions.
  • Mitigating Board Liability & Personal Exposure – Part One

    A capable management company will enforce procedures and invest in technologies that help limit legal liability for the condo or co-op, and also mitigate board member personal exposure.
  • Mitigating Board Liability & Personal Exposure – Part Two

    Policy exclusions introduce increased risk to the board and often render a contractor’s policy meaningless. Properly vetting a contractor’s insurance is critical.
  • New York’s Climate Mobilization Act | Frequently Asked Questions

    FirstService Residential helps condo and co-op boards navigate CMA compliance, avoid costly fines and identify incentive programs that reduce the cost of building upgrades.
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations: Benefits & Incentives for Multifamily Buildings

    FirstService Residential recommends that all boards and building owners consider the installation of EV charging stations and incentives available through NYSERDA and ConEd.
  • FAQs - High-Rise Insiders: Structural Integrity

    Get answers to frequently asked questions from our recent High-Rise Insiders: Structural Integrity webinar to help your association increase building safety for your COA residents.
  • Ask the Expert: ACC Board Hearings

    Join Devin "Buck" Benson of Barton Benson Jones, PLLC for an Ask the Expert discussion about how best to prepare for and execute new ACC Board Hearings stemming from recent Texas legislation.
  • Flood Insurance for Condos and Co-ops in New York City

    The rising cost of flood insurance and forthcoming changes to FEMA flood maps is a topic of discussion for condos and co-ops in the New York City area.
  • Insurance for Homeowners Associations

    Navigating insurance for homeowners’ associations is not an easy task. Still, if you are a homeowner’s association (HOA) member, it is important to have general knowledge about your community’s master plan and how it protects your investment and property.
  • 7 Factors to Consider When Hiring a Property Management Company

    Partnering with a property management company is a big step. Learn what to consider when deciding which one is right for you and your association.
  • 7 Factors to Consider When Hiring a Property Management Company

    Hiring a property management company is a big step that will have a decisive impact on your community for years to come. Learn what factors to consider.
  • 7 Factors to Consider When Hiring a Property Management Company

    Partnering with a property management company is a big step. Learn what to consider when deciding which one is right for you and your association.
  • 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.
  • Do Associations Need to Adjust Wages for Their Staff to Stay in the Game?

    The labor shortage is drastically affecting the property management industry, and wages are playing a big role. Learn what you should know to help navigate today’s labor market.
  • Do Associations Need to Adjust Wages For their Staff to Stay in the Game?

    Wages are playing a big role in the labor shortage challenge. Learn what your community association can do.
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