Planning

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 […]
October 15, 2018

4 Things You Must Do to Run a Productive HOA Board Meeting

HOA board meetings commonly run over schedule, get sidetracked, or fail to cover all of the ground established in the agenda. Ensuring that board meetings run […]
October 4, 2018

Five Tips for Organizing an HOA Event They’ll Want to Attend

Comfort Zone Residents need to be able to anticipate being comfortable before they will want to attend an event.  How do you make them comfortable?  Describe […]
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 […]