Finance

October 26, 2020

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 2021 budgets, CMA […]
August 19, 2020

Troubleshoot Your Irrigation System to Reduce Watering Costs

Your HOA sprinklers can be one of the most expensive systems to run in your community. Understanding how to monitor and troubleshoot your sprinklers for system […]
June 8, 2020

Top Reasons Why We Love Contactless Payment and You Will Too!

Making purchases and payments during the pandemic, more consumers have become aware of “contactless payments” which eliminates the need for physical cards and signatures to complete […]
December 31, 2019

Be Sure Your HOA Accountant is Handling These Tasks in January!

Accruals, IRS forms, and more! Besides closing out the books for 2019, HOA accountants perform some other important tasks to keep your financials in good order […]
December 9, 2019

How Are My Assessments Spent?

When considering how a property owners association is run, we all desire to see where our money is going.  As we drive into our communities, we […]
November 19, 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 […]