Planning

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 […]
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 […]
July 16, 2019

Should Your Association Hire a Consultant to Oversee a Project?

Your HOA management staff and the trades you contract with for routine maintenance and repairs may not have the expertise to handle major, complex projects. You […]
December 20, 2018

Strategic Planning for Your HOA’s Future

What is a strategic plan? A strategic plan is a roadmap to guide your HOA to its intended long-term objectives, while ensuring community and financial stability […]
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 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 […]