Tag Archives: Communication

Community Associations: Three Realities You Can’t Escape

All community associations have three things in common. Membership is mandatory. Buying a home in a community association automatically makes you an association member—by law. Governing documents are binding. Association governing documents can be compared to contracts. They specify the … Continue reading

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Board Member Traits

In speaking with colleagues who are on-site managers for urban condominium buildings, I have noticed some common traits that we discuss related to successful volunteer board members and communities.  It is my belief that when board members understand their role … 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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The Architect of Division

  If you live in a common interest community such as a condominium association or homeowners association, chances are you have met an Architect of Division – AD for short. Community associations are self governing bodies.  They are comprised of … Continue reading

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Condo Living – Knowledge is Key.

When purchasing a condo one is automatically responsible to adhere to the Condominium Association’s Declaration, Covenants, Conditions & Regulations, Bylaws and established Community Rules.  Being the “king or queen of your castle” requires following established restrictions when living in a … Continue reading

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