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Tornado Preparation Tips to Help Keep Your Family Safe
Jun 06, 2022
We are sure we don't have to tell you that summertime is the best time of year for outdoor barbecues, ice cream sundaes and family vacations, but did you know it's also peak season for tornadoes?
HOA Rules & Regulations
Establishing HOA Rules and Regulations
May 13, 2022
Establish HOA rules and regulations by navigating governing documents and resolutions to create beneficial rules for your community and residents.
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The Six Secrets to Building Your Community Association's Volunteer Pool
Apr 22, 2022
Your community association depends on volunteers to operate successfully. However, finding residents who are willing to be on your board of directors, join a committee or help at an event can be challenging.
HOA board member email best practices
HOA Board Member Email Best Practices
Mar 31, 2022
Most of us send dozens of emails a day between professional and personal communication. Despite how long emails have acted as a primary form of communication, many people don't always follow best practices and make critical mistakes when sending emails.
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The Importance of Amenities for Your HOA Community
Mar 16, 2022
Amenities continue to rank among one of the most important considerations for prospective buyers at both active adult and multi-generational lifestyle communities across the country.
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When does the Duty to Remove Snow or Ice Begin?
Dec 13, 2021
Owners and possessors of land have a duty to maintain and repair common areas such as driveways and sidewalks to prevent slips and falls. This means unsafe conditions should be monitored and corrected. What does this mean for the homeowner associations when sidewalks are covered with snow and ice?
Community Risk Mitigation Management During the Holidays
Dec 10, 2021
Whether the holiday season is here or just a busy time full of activity, we can become overwhelmed, overtired, and easily distracted, reducing our awareness of potential hazards from theft, injury, or accidents. What can you do to reduce risk over the holidays?
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Managing Package Deliveries During the Holiday Season
Nov 17, 2021
Managing package deliveries has become a necessity for condo associations and as the holidays arrive it's more important than ever to be organized for the onslaught deliveries. Check out our tips for managing packages during this busy time of year.
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Association Special Assessments: How to Avoid Them
Oct 27, 2021
For board members, special assessments are typically unwelcome necessities. They are primarily needed because reserves have been underfunded and must be supplemented to pay for large capital projects such as replacing roofs or mechanical equipment.
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Association Reserve Funding Strategies: Ensuring Your Budget's Success
Oct 06, 2021
As a board member, one of your top responsibilities is to maintain and improve your community’s physical property. But it can be tricky to budget for new amenities like a dog park or gate houses, or shared, common-area assets that will need to be replaced or upgraded years down the line such as roofing or building facades.