This week in community association management we talk paperless, llamas, cell phones, getting ready for spring and... audit season?
Ever since the advent of the computer, going paperless has been a goal of companies all over the world. But here we are, nearly 40 years later and many businesses would say they have not made as much progress as they would have liked! The following article details the barriers holding your community association management business back from being paper free (and what you can do about it!)
Nevada continues to be prime real estate for HOA drama. This week the governor replaced three members of the 7-member advisory board for homeowner association issues, after they refused to rescind a 2010 opinion opposing the state's ruling to prevent HOAs from collecting past dues on foreclosed homes.
One major battle you may be facing within your management company is keeping your employees from spending too much time on their smartphones. This article spells out some great actions you can take to combat those distractions within the work place. Now, stop reading blogs, and get back to work!
Spring has…not quite sprung
However, it is not too soon to begin preparations within your community. With this winter being especially brutal, there are sure to be quite a few things you will need to take care of to ensure your community is looking beautiful this spring. Here are a few steps you can take even before the last of the snow has melted.
Life is all about relationships!
Whether we are talking about the relationships in your personal life or your professional life, it is important to nurture those connections you have with the ones around you. Here is a simple guide on how to ensure your association/vendor bonds are strong ones!
We all know that most boards are made up a more diverse group than even that of this mash up! So, with all of those different personalities coming together, it can be difficult for everyone to get on the same page. With that said, do you know the key qualities it takes to make up a successful HOA or condo board? You will after reading this article!
Stop. Audit Time!
You've heard many times that your community associations should be audited frequently (at least every 2 years) but this auditer explains why. Here are four common issues that an audit can help you uncover.
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