Category: Management

Management
2019 February Keys, Key Fobs, and Door Codes

It’s been a long time since most people have felt comfortable just leaving their front doors unlocked. For better or worse, security has become the order of the day – and technology follows security needs.  Today, that path leads to electr…

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2019 January Hygiene in Shared Amenities

One of the biggest perks of modern multifamily living is the all-inclusive, amenity-rich building or HOA. Depending on your own building’s offerings, you can go to the gym, swim, have a spa treatment, entertain your kids in the community pl…

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2019 January Amending Rules

Condo and HOA boards are tasked with a great many responsibilities – including determining and promoting both the day-to-day and longer-term interests of their residents. That’s a tall order, and it’s largely achieved through the implementa…

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2019 January Non-Resident Board Members

An individual’s interest in their community association is rarely solely financial. In most cases, a building or HOA is also that individual’s home. And as such, they’re motivated to contribute positively to its quality of life, neighborhoo…

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2019 January Addressing Management Problems

Most of the time, when a problem arises in a multifamily building or community association, the go-to solution is to get management on the phone (or text, or email). The refrain usually goes something like: “Management will take care of it!…

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2018 December In-House Concierge Services

Everyone can use a little help now and again. The residents of community associations, associations or homeowners’ associations are no exception. There are tons of tasks that just cannot be left up to the board or residents who are busy peo…

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2018 December Board/Management Relations

A community association lives or dies based on how all of the various stakeholders involved can come together in effort to achieve a common goal: the maintenance of a successful and stable residential community. Excluding the buildings and …

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2018 November Hiring New Management

A productive, collaborative relationship between board and community management is one of the linchpins of any successful condo association or homeowners’ association; it truly is all about teamwork. But if your team isn’t working, it may b…

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2018 November The Community Manager At Work

No matter what the size of their portfolio, a community manager must wear a great many professional hats: human resources pro, administrator, mediator, organizer, social director, project manager, sounding board—sometimes even therapist.  …

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2017 October Hiring New Management

Handling the day-to-day business of a community association is no simple task, even for boards overseeing a relatively small property. There are books to balance, residents to placate, repairs to schedule, and a multitude of other boxes tha…

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