• Partner Post: 3 Condo Association Board Burnout Remedies
    by Better Condo Life on August 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    This post was republished with permission from Condo association board burnout can be inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be cured.  Burnt-out board members don’t perform as effectively and can even impact the entire board. You might be exhibiting signs of burnout, but that doesn’t mean you need to resign. Here are three condo association board burnout remedies that can help refresh and reinvigorate you so you can keep on serving […]

  • 6 Reasons to Build Relationships with Your Local Government
    by Wendy Bucknum on August 14, 2018 at 6:02 pm

    Oftentimes when we think of government, we focus on the federal government – but there are plenty of local governmental offices that can significantly impact your community, like your city council or county authorities, school board, water district and special districts. Additionally, state senators, representatives and governors also heavily influence how our associations function. That’s only one reason why it’s time to get to know the people in these offices if you […]

  • Partner Post: 5 Features to Include in Your Community Outdoor Living Space
    by Henry Walsh on August 9, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    Gathering outside is a great way to spend time with friends and neighbors. There are many options for creating an outdoor living setting that will appeal to different types of residents. Consider incorporating these features into an outdoor community living area to create a more inviting al fresco entertainment space. 1. Cooking Equipment Grilling food outdoors naturally creates an inviting space for neighbors while providing a way to feed all of those who come out to join them. Having a few […]

  • How to Slow Down Speeding Vehicles in Your HOA
    by Mitchell Krauss on August 7, 2018 at 5:21 pm

    Fall is right around the corner, and with outside maintenance needing to be done and kids going back to school, your community can be quite active. It’s no secret that speeding cars on private roads is an common concern that can result in serious consequences. Give your residents peace of mind by using these tips for slowing down speeding vehicles in your HOA. Contact Local Law Enforcement. Even if your roads are private, your association may be able to enlist the support of local law […]

  • Partner Post: 10 Timeless Flowers to Beautify Your Garden
    by The Espoma Company on August 2, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    Your grandmother’s garden always feels like home: luscious blooms, sweet scents and peacefulness radiating off the flowers all set a scene you never want to leave - and it's all because of the classic plants that line every bed.  Bring those memories to your own garden and enhance your wellness this summer by planting items on our our list of timeless flowers and fertilizing with Espoma’s Flower - Tone to ensure blooms stay luxurious all season long. Top 10 Timeless […]

  • 5 HOA Budgeting Terms You Should Know
    by Associa Online on July 31, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    Whether you just got elected to the community association board or you've served for years, you want to make a good impression. Knowing these common HOA budgeting terms will help you get familiar with association finances while you get up to speed, or serve as the refresher you need to keep growing as a community leader.  Budget: The financial plan for an association which estimates income and expenses for a specific time period. Balance Sheet: The balance sheet is the report that […]