CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 18 - 24, 2016)

Posted by Brianna Sturm on January 24, 2016

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Do your experienced managers mentor your newer managers? How can you save money without raising assessments? Can you provide affordable car chargers in your building? This week, the weather kept us indoors, leading us to look inward and ask questions. Questions  that make you think, and hopefully even act! Read all about it and weigh in with your answers in the 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 Mashup and please share it too!

Manager Mentoring

"Experienced managers must come alongside new managers and help them work through the thorny issues of working with our more difficult clients until they have reached a comfort level with the new skill-set. As we all know, the easy part of the job is getting the lawns mowed. The hard part is wading through the people and their politics, and the only way we can keep newer, younger staff from heading for the hills is to work with them, side by side, and show how the job can be done with humor and grace and done well."

Winter Curb Appeal

Most of the nation is currently in thick of it. I am talking about winter and it is definitely in full swing with much of the Northeast facing winter a storm could dumping up to 30 inches of snow this weekend! Ouch! Find out some great ways to maintain your curb appeal even in the midst of all that snow here!

2015 Housing Market Recap         

Have you been wondering how the 2015 Housing Market really performed last year? Well wonder no longer! This next article summoned the help of the chief economist from realtor.com to weigh in how the market really stacked up in 2015. Any predictions? Find out here!

Keeping Your Neighborhood Safe

Who doesn’t want a safer community? Besides the basics like great lighting, security cameras and gates, there are so many less traditional ways you can make your community a safer place for you and your family. Check out this article for some really awesome tips!

Save Money With Out Raising Dues

There are PLENTY of ways you can save some money without raising your homeowner’s dues. You just have to get creative! Have you considered changing the way in which you deliver your newsletter? Details and many more great tips found here!

Affordable Charge

With more and more families choosing hybrid and electric cars, condominium associations need to start thinking about how they can provide car charging options. Unfortunately, many options are expensive. Unless they're not...

CAMfire like a PRO

Think you know how to CAMfire like a Pro? Whether you are a seasoned vet or a first time attendee, check out this blog post for some awesome tips and tricks to get the most out of CAMfire 2016! I hope you’re even half as excited about it as I am!

 

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