Everything You Need to Know About Estoppel Letters Part 2

How to Welcome a New Resident to the Community

Being a new condominium resident can be challenging as the tenant is inexperienced with their surroundings while everyone else is familiar with the rules and each other. The prospect of integrating into such a close-knit community can be intimidating, and they may feel the urge to close themselves off from their new neighbors. Here are … Continue reading “How to Welcome a New Resident to the Community”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 | Property Management |

Dealing with Pests in an HOA Community

Pests can easily spread from home to home, especially in a humid Florida climate. That’s why it’s important to know what to do when your homeowners’ community is faced with an infestation of termites, roaches, ants, or any other manner of vermin. Here is how a homeowners association (HOA) should approach the elimination of pests … Continue reading “Dealing with Pests in an HOA Community”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 | HOA |

Why Keeping Residents Happy is Essential

Living in a condominium community is supposed to help lessen the amount of stress one would normally face when dealing with a standalone home. For example, when homeowners have an issue with their home, they must call a professional to provide an estimate and pay out of pocket for any necessary repairs. On the other … Continue reading “Why Keeping Residents Happy is Essential”

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Anonymous | Monday, February 11th, 2019 | Property Management |

The Difference Between HOA Operating and Reserve Funds

Many decisions a homeowners’ association (HOA) have to make hinge on their financial state. HOAs typically operate within two kinds of budgets: operating funds and reserve funds. Budgeting and arranging finances are some of the most important duties an HOA board can have and can be the difference between a successful community and an unsuccessful … Continue reading “The Difference Between HOA Operating and Reserve Funds”

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Anonymous | Monday, February 11th, 2019 | HOA |

Should Your Condo Association Hire a Structural Engineer?

Saving money in the short term can seem like the best answer to keeping your condo association fees lower. However, completing regular maintenance will prevent condo owners’ fees from going up unnecessarily. To get the best life expectancy possible out of your buildings, hire a structural engineer to inspect the property once about every five … Continue reading “Should Your Condo Association Hire a Structural Engineer?”

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Anonymous | Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 | HOA, Property Management |

What Services Does a Tampa HOA Property Management Company Offer?

If your HOA is considering hiring an HOA property management company, you may be interested in finding out what services they offer. While the services vary from company to company, the best HOA property management companies offer extensive services that can be tailored to take pressure off the board of directors. If you’re looking for … Continue reading “What Services Does a Tampa HOA Property Management Company Offer?”

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Anonymous | Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 | HOA, Property Management |

Qualities of a Dependable Property Management Contract

Hiring a new property manager to work in conjunction with your homeowners’ association (HOA) to oversee your neighborhood and elevate the experience of living there requires a dependable contract that accounts for a variety of important factors and considerations. Property managers need to understand the scope of their responsibilities and obligations to your neighborhood, and … Continue reading “Qualities of a Dependable Property Management Contract”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 | HOA |

Conflict Resolution Tips for Your HOA

Conflicts are a common occurrence in neighborhoods of all sizes, but butting heads tend to reach a boiling point particularly fast in condominiums where tenants living in close quarters invade each other’s “personal bubbles” more frequently. Your neighborhood’s HOA is often confronted with these issues, but without understanding some important fundamentals of conflict resolution, a … Continue reading “Conflict Resolution Tips for Your HOA”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 | Property Management |

Important Definitions for Homeowners Associations

Working with a property management company can greatly improve the value of your property. With the right team behind you to back your every move, your neighborhood will flourish as it fills more homes and grows its value. It’s important to understand the definitions pertinent to homeowners associations (HOAs) according to the Florida Statutes Chapter … Continue reading “Important Definitions for Homeowners Associations”

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Anonymous | Friday, November 9th, 2018 | Property Management |

Is Your Current Condominium Management Service Doing Their Job?

Your experience living in a condominium is largely dependent on the quality of your neighborhood’s condominium management service. The team the property owners have assigned to assist residents with day-to-day operations can make or break a neighborhood. If you want a Tampa condo association management team with years of expertise cultivating the best possible living … Continue reading “Is Your Current Condominium Management Service Doing Their Job?”

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Anonymous | Friday, November 9th, 2018 | Property Management |

The Keys to Managing a Successful Condominium Association

Managing a condominium association can be challenging. Whether the community you manage is large or small, there are several things you can do to ensure your condo association runs efficiently. If you are in need of comprehensive Tampa condominium management services, please contact Wise Property Management. Cultivate a Sense of Community Although residents live in … Continue reading “The Keys to Managing a Successful Condominium Association”

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Anonymous | Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 | Property Management |

4 Homeowner Association Problems to Deal With Fast

Every homeowners’ association (HOA) strives to manage community problems and improve relationships with homeowners. This requires proactive communication and an action plan to resolve disputes, enforce rules, and maintain a healthy budget. If you have questions about Tampa HOA property management, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Disputes With Neighbors If the homeowners in … Continue reading “4 Homeowner Association Problems to Deal With Fast”

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Anonymous | Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 | HOA |

7 Ways to Boost Your Neighborhood Security Part 2

Do the residents in your neighborhood feel safe? The homeowners’ association (HOA) is partially responsible for ensuring that all residents can live without fear of becoming the victim of a crime. The easiest way to accomplish this important goal is to boost your neighborhood security. In part one of this two-part series, we mentioned a … Continue reading “7 Ways to Boost Your Neighborhood Security Part 2”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 | HOA, Property Management |

7 Ways to Boost Your Neighborhood Security Part 1

When it comes to the safety and security of your community, you can’t afford to take any shortcuts. If residents don’t feel safe in their homes, they won’t remain residents for long. While most neighborhoods use technology and personnel to help keep residents safe, many neighborhoods still lack basic security measures. Installing crime deterrents, whether … Continue reading “7 Ways to Boost Your Neighborhood Security Part 1”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 | Property Management |

Tips for Interacting with Your HOA Part 2

Interacting with your neighborhood homeowners’ association (HOA) can either be fruitful or terrifying depending on your level of compliance with HOA regulations in your neighborhood. Have you paid your assessments, trimmed your lawn, and parked your cars correctly? If the answer is yes, you shouldn’t have any problems. If the answer is no, you have … Continue reading “Tips for Interacting with Your HOA Part 2”

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Anonymous | Monday, August 13th, 2018 | HOA, Property Management |

Tips for Interacting with Your HOA Part 1

The number of homeowners’ associations (HOAs) in the United States has exploded since the 1960s. Back then, there were roughly 500 HOAs nationwide, but today that number has increased to 309,600. The increasing popularity of HOAs in the U.S. is logical when you consider the benefits of living in a neighborhood governed by a selected … Continue reading “Tips for Interacting with Your HOA Part 1”

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Anonymous | Monday, August 13th, 2018 | HOA |

The Importance of a Condo Association Calendar

Running a condominium association and dealing with needs and issues varying from resolving owner disputes, rule and regulation enforcement, and community maintenance and repair can be overwhelming. Creating a more efficient community begins with ensuring the condo board can handle all of its responsibilities and hiring the right Tampa condo management company to help if … Continue reading “The Importance of a Condo Association Calendar”

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Anonymous | Thursday, July 19th, 2018 | HOA, Property Management |

What Your Tampa HOA Can Learn from Past Hurricanes

One month into summer and the skies are already getting darker, the weather less predictable, and the rain more plentiful. Gray skies and temperamental rain can make a lump form in your HOA’s throat. If the past is any indication, hurricane season can severely disrupt day-to-day operations in your neighborhood. It’s important to stay on … Continue reading “What Your Tampa HOA Can Learn from Past Hurricanes”

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Anonymous | Thursday, July 19th, 2018 | HOA |

Summer Prep Tips Condo Associations Part 2

Summertime is fast approaching, and everyone is anticipating warm weather, clear skies, and fun under the sun. Is your Tampa association management company prepared to make your community’s summer the best one yet? Just in case, we’ve got some tips for you. In the first section of our article, we talked about sprinklers, pools, and … Continue reading “Summer Prep Tips Condo Associations Part 2”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 | Property Management |

Summer Prep Tips Condo Associations Part 1

It’s officially summer which means that your Tampa condo management company, as well as your HOA board, should already be in summer preparation mode. You’ll see a lot of traffic in your common areas since a lot of kids will be out of school. It’s important to ensure that your community is safe and organized … Continue reading “Summer Prep Tips Condo Associations Part 1”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 | Property Management |