Is Your COA Prepared to Handle a Natural Disaster?

handle natural disaster

With all the hurricanes visiting the U.S., it’s no surprise that condominiums are being hit hard. Compared to an HOA, COAs serve communities that tend to have a high population density and lots of shared space and common elements. And, just by the nature of condo architecture, properties are often impacted as a whole rather…Read More

So, You Want to Be on the Condo Association Board?

Condo Association Board

Most condo owners know there’s a balance between cost and benefits when it comes to being a member of an association. You don’t always get what you want, and no one likes paying dues and fees. But a well-managed condominium owners’ association (COA) really does improve the community for everyone. If that goal is important…Read More

How to Resolve Problems with Your Condo Association

Resolve Problems with Your Condo Association

Conflict between a Condominium Owners Association (COA) and members is inevitable. The result might be a happy outcome or a complete disaster depending on a variety of factors. Whether you’re a disgruntled condo owner or a frustrated board member, here are some things to keep in mind as you work toward a successful resolution. Finding…Read More

What is a Condo Special Assessment?

What is a Condo Special Assessment

In addition to HOA fees that are required when someone purchases a unit in a building with an HOA, there may also be special assessment fees that are added onto their costs. Special assessments are not always necessary but there may be times when you need to tack on these fees. What is a Condo…Read More

3 Tips When There is a Water Leak in Your Condo

Water Leak in My Condo

Part of HOA and condo management is knowing what to do during an emergency. You may not already have a plan in place for everything that can happen but it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with potential issues so you can be better prepared if they do happen. One thing that can happen…Read More

What Do Condo Association Fees Cover?

what do condo associations fees

Nobody wants to pay condo association fees. However, once you understand where the money goes, you’ll feel better about this expense. There’s no way around it – condo fees are necessary if you want to live in a community you enjoy.  These funds go toward protecting and improving the value of every resident’s investment. Therefore,…Read More

3 Things to Look for in Your Condo Association Master Insurance Policy

Condo Association Master Insurance Policy

A comprehensive condo association master insurance policy is one of the most important investments a condo association can make. All businesses need insurance, and when a business includes real property of any kind, insurance is even more important. When it comes to your condo insurance policy, it is important to take into consideration not only…Read More

What Are the Pros and Cons of Self-Managed Condo Associations?

Pros and Cons of Self-Managed Condo Associations

The pros and cons of self-managed condo associations can shed some light on which course of action makes the most sense for you. Self-managing any business can take a lot of time and effort, and condo associations are no different. Even if you’re passionate about it, everything from maintenance to regular financial reporting can take…Read More

What Might Surprise You about Condo Management Company Responsibilities

condo management company responsibilities

Before hiring any company, it’s essential to understand condo management company responsibilities and the services they offer. Today’s company is diverse, providing opportunities for all types and sizes of property owners to manage their specific needs with ease. For many property owners, proper management is the key. You want someone who can take care of…Read More

6 Reasons to Hire a Condo Association Management Company

Condo association management company

Whether yours is a large or small condo association, a mid-rise or high-rise condo, or a master-planned community, you can receive major benefits by choosing to work with a condo association management company. The larger your community is and the more amenities it offers, the more benefits you can get in such a partnership. The…Read More