Category: Educational

Educational | November 27, 2019
Reblog – CAI Season’s greetings: What to know about parking, noise, and overnight guests during the holidays

By: Lauren Fielder ’Tis the season for holiday gatherings. With all the merriment that’s sure to ensue, community association leaders should revisit rules on parking, noise, and overnight guests, and residents should brush up on any restrictions before hosting parties and visitors. Parking The holidays bring many people together, and that means extra cars will need to be parked. Associations…

Thinking about becoming an HOA manager?  Watch This!
Educational | November 27, 2019
Thinking about becoming an HOA manager? Watch This!

Being an #HOA manager is a wonderful career, but make sure you enter with the right expectations. Once you get your communities running you and your #BoardofDirectors will have synergy and be a great asset to those who invest in #realestate. Understanding this career path might not be for everyone it is important to be honest about what is expected of a #community #manager. Just…

HOA in the Park with Kyle Maring
Educational, Uncategorized | October 15, 2019
HOA in the Park with Kyle Maring

James Phifer and Kyle Maring talk about what it is like being in community association management. What it takes to be an HOA manager, what it is like being on a Board of Directors and words of wisdom around why it would be a good idea to serve on your Board. The dynamics of being a community manager has many…

Running an HOA Management Company
Educational | October 7, 2019
Running an HOA Management Company

I was coming back from our Mountain communities when I took the picture of the lady holding the stop sign for the tumbnail in this video. The video describes some of the hardships regarding the switching of management software providers. As a company it is important that we always try and provide the best technology to our clients for a…

When is it a good time to address your HOA Board Members
Educational | October 3, 2019
When is it a good time to address your HOA Board Members

When it is it the right time to ask questions of your HOA Board members? When a Board member for a community association is living their daily lives, perhaps walking their dog, or at home watching TV it is not appropriate to ask them to commit to answers without the other Board members. The community member should attend their HOA…

Are the tough/good times worth being a Board Member in an HOA?
Educational | October 3, 2019
Are the tough/good times worth being a Board Member in an HOA?

James Phifer interviews Pat Crosscombe a Board Member for a Condo Association in Canada. Asking her in this snippit of the full interview, if the tough times of being a Board Member for a Community Association is worth it. Her response of the duty of a member of an HOA to serve as a Board Member is perfect!

November Home Maintenance To-Do-List
apartments, community management, condos, Educational, HOAs, property management | November 20, 2018
November Home Maintenance To-Do-List

It is that time of year again!  With winter upon us and the holidays fast approaching it is important to complete some housekeeping tasks around the house.  

Assessments, Budget, business, community management, condos, Educational, HOAs | August 30, 2018
Assessments
WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT Homeowner Association Assessments (HOA Dues) are used to keep your association running. Just like the money you pay to keep your electricity on, if the association doesn’t receive your assessments then all the funds budgeted won’t be available to keep the association running. What do your assessments cover? Your annual, monthly or quarterly HOA payment will...
Loss Assessment Insurance
community management, condos, Educational, HOAs | July 6, 2017
Loss Assessment Insurance

insurance provider has an exclusion to cover deductibles!