How To’s

December 22, 2020

What’s Your Strategy for Dealing with Short Term Rentals in Your HOA?

During the current pandemic an unexpected trend in a beleaguered hospitality industry has been an increased demand for the short-term rental of homes.  Concurrently, many residential […]
December 7, 2020

Is the Tail Wagging the Dog with Your Community’s Pet Policies?

According to an APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 67 percent of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to 84.9 million homes. This presents challenges to […]
November 16, 2020

The Best Things You Can Do for Your Landscape this Fall

Did you know that the gap between the harsh summer heat and the cool temperatures of fall is a critical time to prepare your landscape for […]
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 […]
October 15, 2020

Broadcast Text Amplifies HOA’s Communications

Remember the uncertainty that surrounded pool openings a few months ago?  One Mid Cities association used broadcast text messages to alert owners when they opened their […]
September 24, 2020

Hosting Annual Meetings During a Pandemic

Daily activities and the regular course of business have changed drastically for many of us during these unprecedented times.  Though our regular routines may have altered, […]
September 8, 2020

The Dirt on Texas Foundations – A Guide for Homeowners

Talking with a neighbor recently, I shared I needed to “water” my foundation which seems like an odd statement until you realize how challenging the soil […]
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 […]