How To’s

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 […]
October 21, 2019

How to Send Effective email Blasts and SMS Texts to Homeowners

Email blasts and text messages can help to maximize homeowner engagement with your association board and participation in HOA activities, when executed effectively over time. Frequent […]
October 1, 2019

Architectural Guidelines Aren’t the Solution to These ACC Issues!

When it comes to approving modifications on homes, the architectural review committee faces more hurdles than simply following reasonable, well-written architectural guidelines.  A lot of issues […]
September 19, 2019

How to Avoid Common Architectural Modification Issues

In working with association’s architectural review committees, some common issues seem to come up again and again.  Working with a well-written set of architectural guidelines and […]
September 10, 2019

Why You Need Great Communication with Your Management Company

“The parking lot lights that were destroyed by lightning strike a couple of years ago and were recently replaced are still are not working as they […]
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 […]