CAM Mash Up: This Week (Feb 29 - Mar 6, 2016)

Posted by Brianna Sturm on March 6, 2016


This week in Community Association Management, we tackled some age-old (but important!) issues like dealing with homeowner apathy, the gender wage gap (trust me, you'll want to read that one), and security. Not only that, but we have an important industry report tells you what your peers are doing with their management company's organization. Check it all out in this week's CAM Mashup!

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 please share it too!

Homeowner Involvement

“Oftentimes lack of involvement isn’t because homeowners don’t care, but rather because they’re busy, they aren’t sure what to do, and don’t know how they can be of service. With the right strategies in place, the HOA can make member involvement a larger part of the neighborhood and enhance its benefits. So how are most communities go about encouraging more homeowner involvement in the HOA Community?” Find out here!

State of the CAM Industry

Have you ever wondered how your management company stacks up against the rest? Do they rock more managers than you? Fewer?  Well, wonder no longer. We officially have the answers you have been looking for!  Check out all the deets here!

Security Plan

Even the safest of communities, still need to have a security plan just in case. But do you know the proper steps to making this a reality for your community? This article is the perfect guide to help you begin putting your security plan in place. Get schooled here!


I remember when I was first introduced to the concept of squatting. It seems like such a crazy concept to me, but now it seems like it is such a prominent issue in HOA’s. Have you taken the proper precautions to help you avoid adopting squatters in your community?

It’s a Girl Thing

The wage gap between the sexes is real, and the CAM industry is not immune to it either. Julie Adamen explains some reasons why she believes women have more control over this gap than they realize. Thanks for always shooting us straight, Julie.


 *Image credit: Erika Wittlieb via Pixabay

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