How To’s

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 […]
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 […]
November 12, 2018

How to Get Volunteers Involved

You’ve got a great community, where most homeowners are happy with management, amenities, and their standard of living.  To make it an even better place to […]
November 5, 2018

Protocol for Conducting a Homeowner Forum

Once in a while, national, state, local, or community issues will necessitate an HOA homeowner forum. Town halls, annual meetings, and board meetings are valuable opportunities […]
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 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 […]