The Keys to Managing a Successful Condominium Association

What’s the Difference Between a Condominium, Co-Op, and HOA?

Navigating the different housing designations and what they mean can be tricky. Understanding the key differences between condominiums, cooperatives, and homeowner’s associations is extremely important if you are a board member of either community. While you may have heard each of the following categories, Wise Property Management, a St. Petersburg association management team, breaks down each community type so you … Continue reading “What’s the Difference Between a Condominium, Co-Op, and HOA?”

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Anonymous | Monday, June 20th, 2022 | HOA |

Tips for How to Protect the Value of Your Condo Community

While your condo community may sell itself (and let’s face it, if you are in the Tampa Bay area, it probably does!), there are a few specific things that can ensure you deliver a whole residential experience to your community. At Wise Property Management, a Tampa condo management company, over 35 years of experience has helped give us … Continue reading “Tips for How to Protect the Value of Your Condo Community”

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Anonymous | Monday, June 20th, 2022 | HOA |

Is Your Condominium Community Ready for the Storm Season?

Hurricane season in Florida starts on June 1st and continues through November each year. With more than five months of potential storms to manage, it can be daunting if your condominium community does not have the proper preparations in place for storm season. Our team of experts at Wise Property Management, a St. Petersburg, FL condo management … Continue reading “Is Your Condominium Community Ready for the Storm Season?”

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Anonymous | Monday, June 20th, 2022 | HOA |

5 Key Responsibilities of a Condo Property Manager

While condos may seem like their own communities that operate entirely self-sufficiently within themselves, the fact is that Tampa condominium association management companies are often on the front lines of making condo operations run smoothly.  The following brief article outlines the key responsibilities of a condominium management service in Tampa, from the Wise Property Management team, which has been … Continue reading “5 Key Responsibilities of a Condo Property Manager”

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Anonymous | Monday, June 20th, 2022 | Property Management |

10 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a New Condo Management Company

The process of selecting a new management company for your association can be daunting. It can seem like not too easy a task even to start hunting for a new management team with all of the condo management companies in the Tampa area. Wise Property Management, a leading Tampa condominium management service has helped make … Continue reading “10 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a New Condo Management Company”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 | HOA |

Avoiding Common Mistakes Made by Condo Association Boards

When it comes to mistakes made by condo association boards, what is most important is how these mistakes are handled and what is being put in place to gain back the trust of tenants. Our team at Wise Property Management, a St. Petersburg condominium association management team, has outlined the three most common mistakes that … Continue reading “Avoiding Common Mistakes Made by Condo Association Boards”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 | HOA |

Is it Time for Your Condo Association to Find a New Property Management Company?

Changing your property management company may seem like a massive overhaul, but understanding when it is time to seek a new property management team makes a choice to start a search clearer. At Wise Property Management, we have compiled the following list detailing how to tell when it is time to find a new condo … Continue reading “Is it Time for Your Condo Association to Find a New Property Management Company?”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 | Property Management |

How to Resolve Conflicts between Board Members and Homeowners in Your Community

If you serve on the board of a homeowners association, you know how important it is to facilitate a safe and happy community. It is part of a homeowner association’s responsibility to allow both homeowners and board members to feel seen and heard when working together in the community. During this process, it is possible … Continue reading “How to Resolve Conflicts between Board Members and Homeowners in Your Community”

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Anonymous | Monday, June 6th, 2022 | HOA |

Step-by-Step Guide to Soliciting Bids from Vendors for Your Condo Association

High-quality Tampa condo management includes finding service vendors that you need to support your condo association. That means finding resources for repairs, upkeep, cleaning, maintenance, and any other services that your Tampa Association management provides. A property management company like Wise Property Management does this for you, but it is important to understand the process.  … Continue reading “Step-by-Step Guide to Soliciting Bids from Vendors for Your Condo Association”

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Anonymous | Monday, April 18th, 2022 | HOA |

3 Qualifications to Look For in an HOA Management Company

If you are looking to move into a new home with an HOA, it’s important to look into HOA management companies. With so many different Tampa HOA management companies out there, it can be difficult to pick the right one. A company like Wise Property Management is easy to work with and responsive to your … Continue reading “3 Qualifications to Look For in an HOA Management Company”

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Anonymous | Monday, April 18th, 2022 | HOA |

5 Tips for Vetting Vendors and Their Contracts for Your Homeowner’s Association

Homeowners associations rely on vendors to help maintain and repair their properties. The best vendors and St. Petersburg HOA management companies, like Wise Property Management, have your best interests at heart. However, finding the right vendor can be challenging with so many options available.  Here are five tips that will help you vet the right … Continue reading “5 Tips for Vetting Vendors and Their Contracts for Your Homeowner’s Association”

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Anonymous | Monday, April 18th, 2022 | HOA |

Do’s and Don’ts of Condo Association Service Contracts

Condo associations are responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of property. They do this by overseeing different services provided to them by contractors and professionals to make sure things such as landscaping, lighting, and plumbing are up to code. However, not all condo association service contracts are created equal.  One way to ensure you’re getting … Continue reading “Do’s and Don’ts of Condo Association Service Contracts”

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Anonymous | Monday, April 18th, 2022 | HOA |

Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Company in 2022

There are many reasons why a condo association may choose to hire a property management company. Working in partnership with condo associations, these companies can improve community satisfaction and maintain existing relationships with vendors and residents.  For the top reasons why your condo association should hire a St. Petersburg condominium management company in 2022, read … Continue reading “Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Company in 2022”

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Anonymous | Monday, April 18th, 2022 | HOA |

Top HOA By-Law Updates for 2021-2022

HOA by-laws consist of important rules, regulations, and conditions that protect community members and the HOA they’re part of. Simply put, communities cannot properly function without these by-laws.  The state of Florida passed and amended several important laws last year that will impact communities and their HOAs for the rest of 2022. To learn more … Continue reading “Top HOA By-Law Updates for 2021-2022”

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Anonymous | Monday, April 18th, 2022 | HOA |

2022 Trends in Property Management

The world of real estate and property management is constantly evolving. It’s crucial for communities to keep up in order to provide the best experience for community residents.  With a top Tampa association management company, local community condo associations can stay ahead of the competition. To learn more about the latest 2022 trends in property … Continue reading “2022 Trends in Property Management”

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Anonymous | Monday, April 18th, 2022 | HOA |

Preparing for Hurricane Season: What HOAs Need to Know

The long and warm days of summer are right around the corner. This means more beach days, lounging in the sun, and spending time outdoors with family and friends. But if you’re a Floridian, you know that something far less fun could also be on the horizon. Hurricane season takes place in Florida every year … Continue reading “Preparing for Hurricane Season: What HOAs Need to Know”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | HOA |

How to Minimize Liability for Your Condo Association with Preventative Maintenance

If you’re operating a condominium, you know how important it is to keep up with maintenance. Regular maintenance and upkeep can help your property look better for longer, improve residents’ overall experience, and look more appealing to prospective buyers.  Even more important: preventative maintenance can minimize liability for HOAs and property managers while keeping residents … Continue reading “How to Minimize Liability for Your Condo Association with Preventative Maintenance”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | HOA |

4 Important Qualities to Look For In an HOA Management Company

If you’re operating a condominium association, you know how stressful it can be to find a high-quality property management company. From managing landscaping and maintenance tasks to handling resident conflicts and issues, you’ll need a company that has experience in managing a wide variety of tasks.  In this brief article, our team with Wise Property … Continue reading “4 Important Qualities to Look For In an HOA Management Company”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | HOA |

3 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Condo Management Company

Has the time come for your condominium association to hire a property management company? This is one of the best strategies for creating high-quality living experiences for your residents.  St. Petersburg condominium management companies can help you stay on top of state and local laws, maintenance, inspections, rent collection, and much more. But, the success … Continue reading “3 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Condo Management Company”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | HOA |

How to Change HOA By-Laws & Covenants

Communities are governed by covenants, conditions, and restrictions which are outlined in the HOA by-laws. These are created to ensure that each community member benefits from their association with the neighborhood. They also limit the amount of noise, home color choices, landscaping rules, and more. But what happens when your HOA by-laws no longer serve … Continue reading “How to Change HOA By-Laws & Covenants”

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Anonymous | Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 | HOA |