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  • Have You Asked Yourself, "Do I Need Flood Insurance in a High-Rise?"

    High-rise buildings in New York City aren’t immune to flooding. Learn the basics of flood insurance and why your NYC high-rise needs it today!
  • How Your Property Management Company Can Help Your Community Prepare for Tornadoes

    Tornadoes are fearsome because of their unpredictable nature. They can strike at any time of year and almost any place. Here's how to stay prepared!
  • Hurricane Season is Here: Have You Talked to Your Vendors?

    Your vendors are a critical part of your community’s emergency planning for any kind of hurricane or storm. Are you on the same page before, during and after a storm?
  • Communication in an Emergency is Key to Hurricane Preparation and Rebuilding

    The strongest hurricane preparedness plan won’t be effective if you haven’t communicated it. Make sure that everyone knows what to do by following these important recommendations.
  • First Locally Transmitted Virus Case Confirmed for Zika in Florida

    In February, the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency when cases of the Zika virus began to spread, impacting Florida.
  • Hurricane Plans and Policies: Reduce Your Association’s Risk

    Hurricanes can bring tremendous physical destruction and financial ruin to a community association unless policies are put into place to prepare for the storms before they arrive, and to deal with the consequences afterwards. Every board whose association could possibly be impacted by a hurricane must have a hurricane preparedness policy to help maximize safety, minimize risk and ultimately, protect its operating budget too. And just as important as having a policy is communicating the policy to your residents.
  • Updating Your Community Emergency Preparedness Plan for Pandemics

    In the past, when planning for emergencies, a global pandemic was likely not on your list. While most board members did not anticipate a pandemic as something that needed a plan before COVID-19, it's now clear that communities need to develop a plan to address this and any future pandemics. Read on to learn how to build a community emergency preparedness plan with a possible resurgence of coronavirus and other potential pandemics in mind.
  • How Can I Protect My Home from a Wildfire?

    Wildfires continue to be a constant and deadly threat across North America, and the risk intensifies with soaring annual temperatures, strong winds and severe drought conditions. More than 78,000 wildfires scorch over 12.4 million acres across the United States and Canada each year. Fanned by high winds and feeding on parched grass, trees and shrubs for tinder, these fires put thousands of homes at risk each year, or destroy them outright.
  • How to prepare for floods in your high-rise building

    Floods are one of the most common types of natural disasters. They can also be the most detrimental for high-rise buildings. The nature of these buildings makes them particularly vulnerable to flooding caused by severe storms.
  • When a Natural Disaster Strikes, Is Your Association Covered?

    Hurricanes. Floods. Tornadoes. Hail. Wildfires. Lightning strikes. Earthquakes. Blizzards. Mother Nature has quite the arsenal to throw at us! Unfortunately, every part of North America is subject to one or more of these events. Some, like hurricanes, come with enough advance warning to prepare for them, but most do not. That’s why it is critical to the financial health of your community association to have the proper insurance coverage in place.
  • Post-Crisis HOA Cash Management: 3 Tips for Your Association

    How do manage collections and HOA funds after a crisis? Get 3 tips to help you plan for the future
  • 5 High-Rise Building Fire Safety Tips for Your Community

    Living in a high-rise, condominium or co-op certainly has its perks. You get the convenient location, the dramatic views, attentive concierge services and a range of amenities. However, vertical living also means added challenges when it comes to fire safety. Fortunately, there are measures that both your association board and residents can take to improve safety.
  • 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.
  • Seven High-Rise Insurance Tips for Associations and Unit Owners

    Many people who live in cities like Phoenix and Scottsdale appreciate the rewards that come with living in a high-rise building. Some of the unique advantages include great amenities, security and even concierge services. High-rise buildings are also unique when it comes to insurance coverage. Besides the individual policies that unit owners need to have, the building and common areas must be covered as well.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Holiday Security Tips for Your Texas High-Rise

    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.
  • HOA Fraud Prevention: Red Flags Roadmap

    Learn more about how to navigate HOA fraud prevention and see our Red Flags Roadmap so that you can know how to recognize them if they ever occur.
  • 6 Types of Insurance Policies Your Board Should Know

    Too often, boards don’t find out how limited their policy is until it’s too late. Learn which 6 types of insurance policies your board should know from our Insurance Insiders themselves, and don’t wait until it’s too late!
  • Conflict Resolution for Condo and HOA Community Association Board Members

    Ideally, all parties in a homeowners or condo association agree, but In the real world, disagreements are a fact of life. Get tips on conflict resolution at your HOA or condo community from industry experts.ca
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