• Top Five Plants to Start Your Houseplant Family
    by The Espoma Company on January 16, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    So, you are thinking of becoming a plant mom/dad/lady/parent. There is much for you to learn, but the first step is to choose the right houseplant for you and your lifestyle. For those who aren’t used to having plants, start with easy-to-grow plants that look great anywhere in the home or office. Need some ideas on which plants to choose from? Check out some of our favorites.If you are starting from scratch, below are some great houseplants to get you started. They are easy-to-grow and […]

  • HOA 101: Who’s Who in Community Associations
    on January 15, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    While living in an HOA community has many benefits, learning the terminology and getting to know all the key players involved can be challenging. Luckily, we’re here to help you discover who’s who in your neighborhood so you can make the most of your community living experience.Developer/DeclarantThe declarant is the entity that establishes the HOA, creates the legal documents needed to operate, and appoints the first board of directors. The declarant remains in control of the […]

  • Featured Ebook: The Secret Life of Community Association Managers
    on January 14, 2020 at 8:47 pm

    A crucial relationship for every board member is the one with your community association manager, or CAM for short. As a board member, your community’s CAM will advise on key aspects of your association’s operations and will serve as your representative with other service providers. Building and maintaining a strong relationship with your CAM can make or break the success of your community. Download a FREE copy of our featured ebook, "The Secret Life of Community Association […]

  • Partner Post: Tips to Maintain Condo Association Momentum
    by Better Condo Life on January 9, 2020 at 5:21 pm

    Keeping condo association business moving is a significant challenge communities face.  There are numerous legitimate reasons why condos can move slowly.  As volunteers with a fiduciary duty towards the association, board members must take responsibility and ensure that progress is made.  Despite positive intentions, however, sometimes boards struggle to move the ball forward.  It might be because of “dead weight” or non-performers on the board. […]

  • A Complete Guide to HOA Elections
    on January 7, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    If you live in a community that’s part of a homeowner’s association (HOA), then you probably already know how important it is to have good board members directing the business of the association. What you may not know is how that board gets elected and your role in selecting them. Keep reading to learn more about the HOA election process, why it matters, and some frequently asked questions from HOA residents. What Are HOA ElectionsHOA elections occur when it’s time to […]

  • Partner Post: 8 Security Tips for Property Managers to Save Time and Money
    by Flock Safety on January 2, 2020 at 4:31 pm

    You’ve heard the saying “time is money.” If you’re a property manager, you can probably identify. Together with managing your portfolio of properties, you’re also managing your time in order to best serve these properties. When crises occur in your community that affect your residents and tenants, they quickly become your problem to handle.We’ve put together 8 tips property or community managers can follow to ensure maximum savings on time and […]

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