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3 Things Every CAM Manager Should Know About HOA Resales [Free Estoppel Letter Template]

3 Things Every CAM Manager Should Know About HOA Resales [Free Estoppel Letter Template]

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. An important aspect of any professional CAM manager’s job is dealing with home resales that occur in the community. Unlike the realtors, brokers and other real estate professionals who are looking out for the interests of the seller or the buyer in a sale, the […]

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Pitching to the Board: A Sales Presentation for Management Companies

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. Pitching to the Board Getting the meeting is step one. Whether you reached out to them, or the community came to you looking for new management, you’ve managed to score a meeting to make your presentation to the board. Now it’s time to prepare your […]

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Dealing with Bad Debt in Community Associations

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. Dealing with Bad Debt Occasionally, homeowners can’t or simply don’t pay. When that happens, you do have options, but even with a lien, there is likely to be some amount owed that you aren’t able to recover. Leaving bad debt on your books for too […]

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Turn Your Association’s Welcome Packet into a Chocolate Soldier [Free Template]

Turn Your Association’s Welcome Packet into a Chocolate Soldier [Free Template]

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. The Germans had a plan. They were going to attack France. Their best military minds had worked out the best way to do it to avoid getting major world powers involved (such as Russia) was to go through Belgium. The Kaiser wasn’t worried about Belgian […]

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Why Your Community Needs a Written Delinquency Policy

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. It was a few years ago. I stood by my mailbox and read with a growing sense of horror the latest communique from the Board of Directors of my homeowners association. What I received was a draft for a new late fee policy to affect […]

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