Should Your Condo Association Hire a Structural Engineer?

Software Programs that Help Manage Condo Communities

Managing a community can be complex work with so many houses to manage at one time. HOAs and community managers often turn to software programs to help them keep everything organized and processed. There are many options available, but a few stand out from the rest. Here are some of the best software programs that … Continue reading “Software Programs that Help Manage Condo Communities”

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Anonymous | Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 | Property Management |

Tips to Improve Condo Community Security

How safe a condo community is will largely determine how desirable it is. People want to move into and live safe community without any security issues. When buying a condo, one of the most important factors to think about is security. Tampa HOA management companies are always looking for ways to improve condo community security … Continue reading “Tips to Improve Condo Community Security”

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Anonymous | Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 | Property Management |

Common Mistakes Boards Make When Managing Their Own HOAs

There is no doubt that managing an HOA board is a lot of work. There are many legal requirements, administrative tasks, and community-wide communications to take care of. Unless your HOA is large enough to have its own paid, full-time staff, these are often tasks board members need to manage on top of their regular … Continue reading “Common Mistakes Boards Make When Managing Their Own HOAs”

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Anonymous | Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 | HOA |

Summer Maintenance Checklist for Condo HOAs

To keep all of your condo community’s shared areas in tip top shape, there are a variety of maintenance tasks that your HOA can tackle each season to keep on top of what seems like an ever-growing list. During the summer, your condo residents are likely using shared amenities such as a pool or community … Continue reading “Summer Maintenance Checklist for Condo HOAs”

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Anonymous | Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 | HOA |

How to Maintain Efficiency and Effectiveness in Your Zoom Board Meetings

Zoom is an important software tool that can be indispensable to continuing to have regular board meetings, whether in a pandemic or while a board member is traveling. However, Zoom meetings can quickly become less effective with ample opportunities for distraction. In this article, a Tampa condo management company provides some tips on how to … Continue reading “How to Maintain Efficiency and Effectiveness in Your Zoom Board Meetings”

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Anonymous | Monday, April 19th, 2021 | HOA |

5 Ways Your Condo Association Can Save Money

If your St. Petersburg condominium association is worried about making ends meet, you’re not alone. In today’s economy, condo associations across the country are seeking ways to slash expenses. Unfortunately, it can be incredibly difficult to determine what is essential to the functioning of your community and what can be cut. The good news is … Continue reading “5 Ways Your Condo Association Can Save Money”

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Anonymous | Friday, April 2nd, 2021 | Property Management |

Protect Yourself With a Condo Association Preventative Maintenance Plan

Spring is upon us, and now is the time for your condo association to make sure that your maintenance program is on track. As brutal as Florida weather can be, you certainly don’t want to discover a leak in your roof during a torrential downpour or have the HVAC unit stop working in the middle … Continue reading “Protect Yourself With a Condo Association Preventative Maintenance Plan”

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Anonymous | Friday, April 2nd, 2021 | Property Management |

5 Tips for Planning Your Condo Association Budget

Whether you’re planning on taking the burden of the yearly budget upon the shoulders of your condo association board or are seeking the assistance of a Tampa condo management company, the annual budget is one of the most important items on the agenda of any condo owners association. The budget affects the ability to maintain … Continue reading “5 Tips for Planning Your Condo Association Budget”

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Anonymous | Friday, April 2nd, 2021 | Property Management |

Attract Great Tenants With These HOA Amenities

Community amenities are one of the best ways to attract quality, reputable tenants to your homeowners association (HOA). Apart from boosting your community’s overall appeal, trendy and competitive HOA amenities can also significantly increase the value of your property. Current residents will feel valued and satisfied, while prospective tenants will be drawn to your community. … Continue reading “Attract Great Tenants With These HOA Amenities”

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Anonymous | Friday, April 2nd, 2021 | HOA |

How Condo Management Companies Help in Emergency Situations

In emergency situations, like hurricanes, fires, or floods, having a condo management company in your corner can have several benefits. These benefits go beyond typical day-to-day property management, as a condo management company can take on some of the most stressful aspects of the aftermath of an emergency. In this article, a St. Petersburg condo … Continue reading “How Condo Management Companies Help in Emergency Situations”

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Anonymous | Monday, March 1st, 2021 | Property Management |

Tips for HOA Interactions with Long-Term Renters

It may seem obvious that a homeowners association (HOA) involves homeowners and HOA management companies. But what may be less obvious is what happens when long-term renters want to make changes to a property or violate HOA rules. In this brief article, a Tampa HOA management company shares a few tips to help improve interactions … Continue reading “Tips for HOA Interactions with Long-Term Renters”

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Anonymous | Monday, March 1st, 2021 | HOA |

Tips to Prepare for Summer from a St. Petersburg Condo Management Company

Summer marks the halfway point of the year and serves as a natural moment to pause, reflect, and prepare for the rest of the year ahead. The warmer season will be here before you know it, and there are a few things you can do to prepare. In this brief article, a St. Petersburg condo … Continue reading “Tips to Prepare for Summer from a St. Petersburg Condo Management Company”

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Anonymous | Monday, March 1st, 2021 | Property Management |

Why Facilities and Financial Management Matter

Two of the most common services provided by a Tampa condo management company are facilities and financial management. These services can save money while protecting property owners. In this brief article, we discuss why you should hire a condo management company and how financial and facilities management can benefit property owners and board members. Related: … Continue reading “Why Facilities and Financial Management Matter”

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Anonymous | Monday, March 1st, 2021 | Uncategorized |

4 Reasons Why Homeowners Associations Need to Hire Lawyers

  Homeowners associations have a responsibility to their residents to handle problems in a professional way. Sometimes, that means recruiting lawyers to handle legal issues. In this article, a Tampa HOA management professional lists four reasons why homeowners associations need to hire lawyers on a regular basis. Related: Florida Fair Housing Laws: What Property Owners … Continue reading “4 Reasons Why Homeowners Associations Need to Hire Lawyers”

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Anonymous | Monday, February 8th, 2021 | Uncategorized |

Benefits of Autopay Programs for Condo Communities

  Autopay systems make it much easier to handle bills and expenses. Condo owners don’t have to worry about making payments every month for association dues and other programs, and property owners can keep better control over their finances since payments are received reliably and regularly. Here is a look at the benefits of autopay … Continue reading “Benefits of Autopay Programs for Condo Communities”

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Anonymous | Monday, February 8th, 2021 | Uncategorized |

Do Condo Associations Need to Secure Copyright Permissions for Community Movie Nights?

  Condo associations like to host community events, including movie nights. And while this can be a lot of fun for the residents, there is a potential legal issue regarding the copyrights for those movies. Many would think that these community events are perfectly acceptable, given the fact that most of them are open to … Continue reading “Do Condo Associations Need to Secure Copyright Permissions for Community Movie Nights?”

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Anonymous | Monday, February 8th, 2021 | HOA |

How to Increase Condo Owner Satisfaction During the Pandemic

  The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed how condo residents interact with their neighbors and use community amenities, such as gyms and pools. Without interaction and with limited outdoor space, it’s natural that condo owners may be frustrated at their inability to use the amenities that make their condos great. As a property owner, you … Continue reading “How to Increase Condo Owner Satisfaction During the Pandemic”

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Anonymous | Monday, February 8th, 2021 | Uncategorized |

What Current Condo Residents Want Most from Their Condo Community

Every single person is unique and has a different set of expectations from their residential community. Some families might want a bit of seclusion and freedom, while others might want active social calendars and a community center. However, there are some things that all residents want from their condo community. In this brief editorial, a … Continue reading “What Current Condo Residents Want Most from Their Condo Community”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 | HOA |

Questions to Ask a Potential Condominium Management Company

The decision to hire a new condominium management company is a big one. It’s important to find the right fit before deciding to transition to working with a new company. In this short article, you’ll learn from a Tampa association management company what questions to ask a potential condominium management company you are considering hiring.  … Continue reading “Questions to Ask a Potential Condominium Management Company”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 | Property Management |

How to Prevent Legal Liability with Timely Condo Maintenance and Repairs

Many of a condo community’s amenities are to be maintained by the condo association or the property management company. When the responsible parties fail to notice that something needs to be repaired or needs maintenance, this can put the entire condo community at legal risk. In this short article, a Tampa condominium association management company … Continue reading “How to Prevent Legal Liability with Timely Condo Maintenance and Repairs”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 | Property Management |