What Are the Pros and Cons of Hiring Condominium Property Management Services?

Condominium Property Management Services

If you’re looking into hiring a third party to handle your condominium property management services, chances are you’re seeking a solution that can make your job easier. Essentially, a management company can take over the job for you and save you a lot of time and headache. At the same time, you will also surrender…Read More

How to Hire the Best Concierge Team for Your Condo Association

How to Hire the Best Concierge Team for Your Condo Association

If you are looking for advice on how to hire the best concierge team for your condo association, we have some valuable tips. We can help you get the team you need to deliver an upscale service to your residents. A high-quality concierge team does more than greet residents upon arrival, even though that feature…Read More

How Much Should Condo Associations Have in Reserves?

How Much Should Condo Associations Have in Reserves

For those wondering about how much condo associations should have in reserves, there is much to consider. Every strong condo association should have a substantial reserve set aside to cover a variety of costs. Without such a cushion, those taking care of the everyday needs of your building and those who make up the condo…Read More

Ardent News Roundup: Here’s What COA Boards Should Have on Their Radar

Here’s What COA Boards Should Have on Their Radar

What topics are making the rounds among condo owners’ associations in 2017? While many of the legal issues cropping up have been under discussion for a long time, there are also a number of interesting new trends and challenges facing today’s COAs. Here are some of the most interesting tidbits from around the web. “Friends…Read More

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