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  • Partner Post: Spring Maintenance: 8 Things You’re Forgetting to Do
    by TownSq . on April 18, 2019 at 3:36 pm

    Now that winter has come to an end, it’s time to take advantage of the warmer weather and use the sunny spring days to inspect your property and take care of any routine maintenance. As you prepare your home for the next season, don’t forget to knock out these crucial tasks.Inspect your roof. Winter weather can be rough on your roof. When spring rolls around, carefully inspect your roof and be on the lookout for any wear and tear and missing or peeling shingles.Clean gutters and […]

  • Not in a Flood Zone? Here’s Why You Should Still Stay Prepared
    by Katie Dodge on April 16, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    Each year, hundreds of thousands of people experience destruction from flooding. They suffer heartbreak and loss of thousands of dollars in property, as well as irreplaceable keepsakes and photos. As a community manager in the northeast region of the U.S., flooding isn’t something we deal with often, however, this year was different.This past winter, our region experienced severe weather patterns - there were unexpected thunderstorms, and temperatures fluctuated constantly. Because of […]

  • Partner Post: Causes of Condo Association Board Burnout
    by Better Condo Life on April 11, 2019 at 5:14 pm

    Serving on a Condo Association Board is both a privilege and a duty.  There are numerous reasons why serving on a Condo Board is good for you personally as well as your community.  Over time, it is inevitable that you will start to feel the impact of burnout, which has recognizable symptoms that diminish your capability in the position.  There are numerous causes of Condo Association Board burnout.Unequal Distribution of WorkBeing on a Board is […]

  • Community Association Emergency Preparedness
    by Kevin McGrath on April 9, 2019 at 9:49 pm

    We all hope that our home, community, coworkers, and friends never need to implement an emergency action plan. However, it makes more sense to be completely prepared for the possibility rather than try to figure out what to do in the middle of confusion and fear. Unfortunately, most communities do not have any plan in place for its residents. We invite every community association to take the time to plan and create a unique emergency management plan to help keep their communities and residents […]

  • Partner Post: Berries in Patio Pots Are Berry Nice
    by Bushel and Berry on April 5, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    Growing berries at home has never been easier or more delicious. Now there’s a collection of blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries from Bushel and Berry® that can be grown in containers on your patio or deck. Delicious berries grown in decorative pots will be an attractive addition to your garden décor and your dining table. Container growing takes all of the hard work out of gardening.  Just add water, feed and enjoy.BlueberriesChoose from seven varieties of […]

  • Earth Day 2019: 7 Ways Your Community Can Go Green
    on April 2, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    At Associa, we are committed to helping communities become more sustainable and decrease their environmental impact. We work hard every day to understand the needs of our partners, then look for environmentally-friendly solutions to accomplish their goals. We even started a special program, Associa Green, to help promote practical solutions that have a positive impact on the people and places we serve. Every year, Associa Green recognizes communities that go above and beyond with their green […]

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