Finance

November 12, 2019

Getting Real about Your Reserve Study

When your association reserve study will require a big fee increase—consider these strategies to get it done! One of the most common reasons a reserve study […]
November 4, 2019

Avoid Some Common Pitfalls with Reserve Studies

For board members new to association leadership, it’s important to become familiar with an important tool for long range planning. Here are some common pitfalls to […]
August 26, 2019

What’s Missing from Your Association’s Budget?

At CMA, our budgeting process is one of the distinctive practices that truly set us apart from other management companies. Budgets for 2020 are developed in […]
August 5, 2019

What Associations Need to Know about Collecting on Delinquent Accounts

Uncollected assessments and other HOA fees are the source of concerns and questions from many board members. Federal and Texas statutes detail the conditions and procedures […]
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 […]
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 […]