Category Archives: Best Practices

Politics or Not – What Would You Do?

During a community election in December of 2013, four (4) homeowners sought to be elected to two (2) open seats on a board of directors. In the end Candidate One received 125 votes, Candidate Two received 115 votes, Candidate Three … Continue reading

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Rules, Rules, Rules!

If you live in a common-interest community, chances are you have a list of rules and regulations you are required to follow.  Community guidelines are established to promote community balance for a harmonious living experience.  They also maintain, preserve, enhance … Continue reading

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Condo Living – What Makes A Successful Board Meeting?

Have you ever attended a condo or homeowners’ association monthly board meeting that lasted for hours?  Do you serve on a board of directors and spend more than two hours at a monthly meeting?  Well, you should not have to … Continue reading

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Four Part Harmony for a Community Association

  Part One – Board of Directors, One Voice. Volunteering for your community association can be both a challenging and rewarding experience.   A key component to a Harmonious Board is speaking with one voice to the community.  A board should … Continue reading

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Condo Living – Communications

Having lived in a high-rise condo for over 9 years now and being active as a committee and board member over the years, I can relate to the importance of communication within a community. For a couple of years our … Continue reading

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Community Committees

This is a link to a good article about community committees. 

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Assessments, Assessments, Assessments!

As a community manager and condominium owner/volunteer, I many times hear reoccurring questions and comments.  Why is the Board raising our dues again this year? What can we do?  Do we have to pay? Our dues are much higher than … Continue reading

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