What to Look For When Hiring Property Management Personnel

Finding the right property management personnel isn’t always easy. When it comes to running a successful community association, the quality of the property management personnel you hire is paramount. It’s important to select the right people for the job – individuals who have the necessary skills and experience to ensure that the association is well … Read more

How to Implement and Monitor Maintenance Programs for a Community Association Management Company

medium close up of a gardener maintaining the greens of a community as part of a community association company's maintenance plan.

Maintenance is an important part of running a successful Community Association Management Company (CAMC). Having a comprehensive program in place can help keep the community running smoothly and prevent problems from arising. In this article, we will discuss how to implement and monitor maintenance programs for CAMCs.  Creating Maintenance Plan as a Community Association Company … Read more

How to Manage and Maintain Common Areas and Amenities

Maintaining Common areas and amenities is crucial in a community.

Community associations are responsible for the maintenance of common areas and amenities such as swimming pools, playgrounds, and walking trails. It’s important to ensure these areas are kept clean and safe for residents to use. Here are some tips on how to manage and maintain common areas and amenities in your community association. Create a … Read more

The Incredible Benefit of Understanding and Complying with Fair Housing Laws: What Community Association Managers Need to Know

Fair housing law is a balance act between freedom of expression and discrimination.

Fair Housing Laws are essential to ensuring a certain quality standard of life within a community. When it comes to managing a community association, there are many laws and regulations to which you must adhere. One of the most important is the Fair Housing Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, … Read more

Emergency Preparedness and Risk Response Planning: Why Community Associations Need a Plan

Red Wall behind a Break Glass For Key Emergency kit.

Risk Response Planning is the cornerstone of any safety-aware community. As a community association manager, you are responsible for the safety and well-being of the members of your association. With the rise of natural disasters, severe weather, and other emergencies, it’s important to be prepared. By creating a comprehensive emergency response plan, you can ensure … Read more

6 Key Best Practices in Dealing with Difficult Homeowners

Middle aged and senior neighbours talking at a block party with the community association manager.

As a Community Association Manager, you will inevitably encounter difficult homeowners. Managing these difficult homeowners is an important part of your job, and it can be challenging. Fortunately, there are a few best practices that you can use to help you handle difficult homeowners in a productive and efficient manner. Understanding the Situation The first … Read more

How to Switch Your Community Association Management Company 

HOA Community Management

Do you have issues with your Community Association or HOA management firm?  If your board has decided that your current management isn’t up to the task, you may be wondering what to do next.  Here’s how to switch Community Association Management (CAM) companies. How to switch your CAM company Having an HOA management company on … Read more