CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 9-13, 2013)

Posted by Brianna Sturm on December 14, 2013

This week in Community Association Management

Thank yous, Hoarders, Trees, Cars, Careers, Lights and Humbugs. What do these things have in common? It's this week in Community Association Management!

As an educated member of the Community Association Management industry, you already know how crucial it is to stay informed and up-to-date on the latest news, trends and happenings within the industry. Each week, we bring together our favorite reads of the week and share them with you! Enjoy the CAM Mash Up and feel free to share it too!

A Simple ‘Thank you’

In today’s fast paced world, its easy to forget about the important things in life. You know, the things that truly matter! When tragedy strikes it tends to put things back into perspective very quickly. For a few families in community of Hemlock Valley, this tragedy came in the form of a brutal fire. Afterward, the HOA was sure to send out a big public ‘Thank you’ to all those who sacrificed their safety to come to the rescue.

Hoarding in HOA’s

With the introduction of TV shows about hoarding in recent years, hoarding has gained wide-spread awareness. Many HOA’s however, have yet to create guidelines on how to deal with this issue. If you are facing a hoarding situation within your community, this great article can help you deal with the problem while being mindful of the law.

Trees for Cars

I absolutely love a good ‘rags to riches’ story! Especially, when it’s backed by some good ole fashioned hard work. Well, here is a story that has the potential to become just that…but he needs your help! I just bought my Trees for Cars app, so what are YOU waiting for?

Keep Up!

We can always count on Julie Adamen for some great industry advice! This week’s Manager’s Minute is all about showing you, a community manager, how to ‘Keep Up’! She explains how staying on top of technology, your education and the industry will help you stay at the top of you game! Thanks again, Julie!

Holiday Lights with an Urban Twist

Living in a suburban neighborhood makes it very easy to deck your house with holiday lights and décor. But for many, city living makes it a little more difficult to show off your Christmas spirit. A few Charlotte residents have found a fun solution to high rise living during the holidays!

Bah Humbug      

I know, I know...we have all heard it a million times before. It is all too common, especially during this time of year. Residents living in associations are excited to display their elaborate holiday decor outside their homes, only to find out they are in violation of their HOA’s rules. This particular homeowner has had about enough and is ready to pack up and move out!

Do You Have Big News This Week?

If you've got big news that would be relevant to other CAM professionals, please share it with us in the comments below.


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