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What to Consider When Stay-at-Home Orders Are Lifted

Stay-at-Home Order Is Lifted! Now What? As states attempt to re-open after the COVID-19 shutdown, HOAs and communities need to be ready for the changes it brings. Property managers need to consider what they learned in the months their state was shut down and how to re-open community facilities in the safest way possible. The […]

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Advantages to Using Cloud-Based HOA Software vs. Desktop Software

Which Software Should You Invest In? In a world of constantly changing technology, one of the most common questions property managers and business owners may face is should I invest in a cloud-based software or stick with traditional desktop software? When deciding on property management software there is a difference. Cloud Computing Has Been One […]

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The Best Practices for HOAs in 2021

There Is No Question That 2020 Has Been One of the Toughest Years on Record for Everyone So Far It tested the resolve of the global community along with the community association management industry. The COVID-19 pandemic has a major challenge for property managers this year, and while we would all like to forget it, […]

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Just Because Your Office Is Closed, Doesn’t Mean Your Accounting Should Stop

There Are Undoubtedly Going to Be Times When Temporary Office Closures Are Necessary It could be due to a natural disaster such as a hurricane, tornado or snowstorm, or it may be a human-related issue like COVID-19. But businesses must continue to operate and the accounting function of your HOA is the most important piece […]

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How to Run Your Entire Homeowners Association Literally From Your Phone

Property Management Is a 24-Hour Job Managing a community of residents is no easy task and a variety of challenges can arise outside of a normal 9-5 time frame. This makes it important for property managers to have the ability to assist residents anytime, anywhere and from any device. Fortunately, there are a wide range […]

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Disaster Planning Checklist for Community Association Managers

Let’s Face It, Disaster Planning Is a Necessity There is always a possibility that a hurricane, earthquake, fire, tornado, snowstorm or human-related disaster can strike at any time, without warning. Every association could be affected by at least one of these disasters, but many aren’t prepared for when a disaster actually does strike. It is […]

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6 Easy Tips to Maintain Routine Business During Social Distancing

The Need to Manage Remote Workers Effectively Is Not New Before COVID-19, 30 percent of people were working remotely full time, and 18 percent of people report working remotely one to three days a week. The rise of working remotely has been occurring over the last decade. With our constant connection through our phones and […]

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How to Conduct Virtual HOA Board Meetings When Your Office Is Closed

Technology has made it easier than ever to keep homeowners and board members well informed during times when on-site meetings are not an option. With numerous web conferencing solutions available, virtual meetings may be your solution when your team is working remote. Advantages to Virtual HOA Board Meetings Using web conferencing solutions for regularly scheduled […]

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Self-Managed HOA Audits: What You Need to Know

Self-Managed HOA Audits: What You Need to Know

Sustaining a Business Requires Proper Reporting An understanding of the money coming in and the money going out is necessary for planning, not to mention for staying in good graces with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The same rings true for running a homeowners association. Completing different types of HOA audits allows you to keep […]

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How to Manage an HOA: 3 Professionals Self-Managed Associations Need to Work With

When it comes to how to manage an HOA, you’ll need to work with more than the homeowners and committee and board members. Your self-managed HOA will require some professional assistance, too. Once you’ve decided whether or not to self-manage or hire a property management company (PMC), consider these factors before running out to enlist […]

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