Community Management

January 14, 2019

Five Things Your HOA Accountant Should Be Doing in January!

Accruals, IRS forms, and more! Besides closing out the books for 2018, HOA accountants perform some other important tasks to keep your financials in good order […]
January 1, 2019

How Are My HOA Assessments Being Spent?

We all like to see where our money is going.  As we drive into our communities we want to see our assessment dollars in action.  Blooming […]
December 6, 2018

Before Considering an Association Loan, Know These Do’s and Don’ts

Coming out of the Great Recession, many HOA communities realized that they had deferred maintenance which required urgent attention. Some projects that had been viewed as […]
November 19, 2018

Why Transparency Matters in HOAs

Transparency, as it applies organizationally and in social contexts, is operating openly, visibly, and with integrity. An HOA’s mission is to protect the assets of the […]
October 15, 2018

4 Things You Must Do to Run a Productive HOA Board Meeting

HOA board meetings commonly run over schedule, get sidetracked, or fail to cover all of the ground established in the agenda. Ensuring that board meetings run […]
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 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 […]