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4 Reasons to Budget for Condo Association Management for your Community

  As you are creating your budgets for this next year, you may wonder what the benefits are of keeping the Condo Association Management line item on your annual budget.  As a St. Petersburg condo management company, we have included the following items that outline what services are provided and the value that can be … Continue reading “4 Reasons to Budget for Condo Association Management for your Community”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 | HOA |

4 Important Line Items to Include in Your HOA’s Annual Budget

  HOA budget planning will be a constant for any members on the board. While it can seem daunting at first, once you gain experience with creating and managing budgets, you will find there will always be elements that remain constant.  We at Wise Property Management, a Tampa HOA property management team, have put together … Continue reading “4 Important Line Items to Include in Your HOA’s Annual Budget”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 | HOA |

4 Tips for Being an Effective HOA Board Member

  Serving on your HOA board is a great way to get involved in your community, particularly if you want your voice to be heard, ensure fairness around the property, and are ready to dedicate time to serve those around you.   With our extensive knowledge regarding HOA management companies in Tampa, we have compiled the … Continue reading “4 Tips for Being an Effective HOA Board Member”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 | HOA |

Requirements and Impacts of Florida Bill SB4-D for Condo Associations

  Property law is ever evolving. One of the essential responsibilities for condominium associations is to stay up to date with all the latest rules and regulations to ensure the needs of their community are met. As of March 2022, Senate Bill 4-D (SB4-D) has been signed into law. As an experienced St. Petersburg condominium … Continue reading “Requirements and Impacts of Florida Bill SB4-D for Condo Associations”

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Anonymous | Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 | HOA |

10 Problems an HOA Management Company Can Help You Address

  It’s no surprise that when you start collecting money and monitoring people’s properties per HOA guidelines, you start having complaints, and issues arise. As volunteers, these interactions with your community can cause stress and make you regret joining the HOA board. A homeowners association management company in Tampa like Wise Property Management can help … Continue reading “10 Problems an HOA Management Company Can Help You Address”

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Anonymous | Thursday, July 21st, 2022 | HOA |

5 Things You Should Know Before Becoming an HOA Board Member

  Stepping into the role of an HOA board member is a service that requires good people to dedicate their time to serving a non-profit organization. Although the community elects HOA board members, the position is not for everyone, especially if you’re unaware of the job requirements. Before deciding to become an HOA board member, … Continue reading “5 Things You Should Know Before Becoming an HOA Board Member”

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Anonymous | Thursday, July 21st, 2022 | HOA |

The Latest Condo Safety Requirements in Florida

  In February 2022, the Community Associations Institute and the Florida branch met with local legislators to discuss new safety requirements for residents living in high-rise condominiums. During this meeting, three new senate bills came across the table to help ensure the safety of residents in all of Florida’s housing communities, especially those in high-rise … Continue reading “The Latest Condo Safety Requirements in Florida”

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Anonymous | Thursday, July 21st, 2022 | HOA |

What Tasks Do Condo Association Management Companies Handle?

  There are nearly 50,000 community associations in Florida. And with almost 10 million residents living in association communities, there’s a good chance that one day, you may find yourself on the board of your community’s association. As such, let’s take a look at what you can expect from a condo association board, and its … Continue reading “What Tasks Do Condo Association Management Companies Handle?”

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Anonymous | Thursday, July 21st, 2022 | HOA |

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 |