3 Condo Management Tips for Fall Season


Although the fall and winter seasons in Florida are certainly not as harsh as the conditions up north, there are still a variety of condominium management tasks that need to be accomplished during the months of September through February. As the temperatures begin to decrease, a proactive property management company will tackle the tasks listed … Continue reading “3 Condo Management Tips for Fall Season”

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Can Condominium Board Members Be Sued for Helping Their Community?


It is your duty as a board member to serve your condominium association to the best of your abilities. Sometimes, this means making tough calls that community members may not agree with. When tempers flare, it’s not uncommon for a disgruntled community member to take the legal route and attempt to sue board members directly. … Continue reading “Can Condominium Board Members Be Sued for Helping Their Community?”

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How Your HOA Should Handle Flags


We’ve previously covered how homeowner associations (HOAs) should approach holiday decorations. Considering that we’re now entering the holiday season, how your HOA approaches ghoulish displays and Christmas lights will be as important as ever. But what should be done about a decoration that’s left up year-round and can be just as distracting? Homeowners can become … Continue reading “How Your HOA Should Handle Flags”

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These 4 Budgeting Basics Are Crucial for a Successful Community


When the time comes to plan for next year’s costs, it’s important to recognize that this initial budget will set the blueprint for your community moving forward. Starting off on the right foot means stepping into the new year with a solid gameplan. There will be some time to adjust your budget as the year … Continue reading “These 4 Budgeting Basics Are Crucial for a Successful Community”

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Overstaying Their Welcome: How Condo Associations Should Handle Guests


As a condominium association, it is your duty to screen potential owners and ensure that they will be an outstanding addition to your community. This process becomes difficult when owners have frequent guests that overstay their welcome. Is the guest essentially living there? Is the owner charging rent? How many guests are too many? We … Continue reading “Overstaying Their Welcome: How Condo Associations Should Handle Guests”

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5 Things You Should Know About Florida HOAs Part 2


In part one of this two-part series, a homeowners association (HOA) management professional from Wise Property Management, Inc. discussed two important HOA duties that a Tampa association management company can assist with: collecting fees and dealing with turnover. As time goes by, it’s important to understand that the needs of your community will fluctuate. You … Continue reading “5 Things You Should Know About Florida HOAs Part 2”

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5 Things You Should Know About Florida HOAs Part 1


The purpose of a homeowners association (HOA) is to help serve your community by streamlining communication, addressing concerns, and representing the best interests of the residents. HOAs also make decisions on behalf of the community they oversee and are authorized to “impose assessments that, if unpaid, may become a lien on the parcel.” Unfortunately, most … Continue reading “5 Things You Should Know About Florida HOAs Part 1”

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4 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Property Management Company


If you are a property owner, chances are you could use some assistance with the daily responsibilities of your property. There are several critical roles a St. Petersburg HOA community management company takes on when they manage a property. In this brief article, Wise Property Management, the best HOA management company in Tampa Bay, will … Continue reading “4 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Property Management Company”

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Website Requirements for Condominium Associations


Condominium associations must be transparent in all manners of business, including what is presented on their websites. Below, we discuss Florida Statute 718.111. While this statute contains numerous regulations that pertain to access to units, insurance requirements, and collection of funds, among others, we will be focusing on website requirements. Failure to abide by this … Continue reading “Website Requirements for Condominium Associations”

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Why You Should Avoid Working with a Delaware LLC HOA Management Company


When the time comes for your neighborhood’s board of directors to elect a new Tampa homeowners association management company for assistance with accounting, records retention, administrative support, and more, it’s important that you understand exactly who you’re working with. At Wise Property Management, we’ve been serving homeowners associations (HOAs) in the Tampa Bay area since … Continue reading “Why You Should Avoid Working with a Delaware LLC HOA Management Company”

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