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October 4, 2018

Five Tips for Organizing an HOA Event They’ll Want to Attend

Comfort Zone Residents need to be able to anticipate being comfortable before they will want to attend an event.  How do you make them comfortable?  Describe […]
October 1, 2018

What Do Experts Say about Maintaining HOA Common Area Assets? {Video Series}

Board members understand the benefits and value of maintaining community assets.  They also know the negative impact deferring required maintenance can have on property values and […]
September 25, 2018

It’s Association Budget Season!

Where Do These Numbers Come From? We’re heading into the fall season, when we prepare annual budgets for HOA clients. In developing the 2019 budgets, CMA […]
September 18, 2018

What Your Board Needs to Know about Open Meeting Laws

Texas regulations for the conduct of HOA board meetings have undergone changes in several past legislative sessions. Under the state property code, HOAs are legally required […]
September 6, 2018

How to Deal Responsibly and Safely with Wild Animals in Your Neighborhood

Development in formerly wild habitats has made some neighborhoods more attractive and welcoming to wild animals such as coyotes and bobcats. Drawn to our neighborhoods by […]
August 21, 2018

How to Set-Up Effective Committees in your HOA

An HOA board member recently told us, “Our committees are the lifeblood of our HOA.” She couldn’t have expressed a more important observation more succinctly. An […]
July 24, 2018

Anniversary Open House Honors Partners

CMA, a Plano-based association management company, celebrated 35 years in business by hosting an event for its Very Important Partners, its clients, employees and vendors.   CMA […]
July 12, 2018

The Texas Supreme Court’s Opinion on Short-Term Rentals

Short-Term Rentals In the last few years, short-term rentals have gained popularity following the creation of companies like VRBO and AirBnB.  These online leasing sites effectively replace […]