HOA Management: Should Your Community Self-Manage or Hire a Pro?

Association Living, TOPS [ONE]

Self-management offers so much control over community goings-on, making self-governed associations appealing for many. How do you do it without going crazy, though? The right people, the right tools, and the right plans.

What's in a Community Association?

Association Living, TOPS [ONE]

Who is in charge of a condo? Who is in charge of an HOA? Or a Co-op? And how does one run a condo or a co-op or an HOA? Understanding their similarities and differences, and finding a technology platform to support the specific needs of each is the first step!

Respect, the Trust Barrier, and Why I'll Fire My Clients

CAM Managers, Association Boards, Association Living, Customers, Industry Resources

It's not every day that you have to "fire a client," but sometimes, it's an unfortunate reality. Find out why James Long is prepared to cut the cord when that time comes.

What is Net Neutrality and Why is it Important to CAM Professionals?

Technology, Association Living, Featured

The FCC is voting to repeal Net Neutrality, jeopardizing the freedom of access that we rely on today. Here's what that could mean for you.

Here's Looking at Resales, Kid. (Understanding HOA & Condo Resale Disclosures)

Association Living, Featured

Resale disclosure protects the buyer as well as the community association from starting off their new relationship on the wrong foot by exposing hidden dangers. (Plus, it's the law!)

When Should You Audit Your Association's Documents?

Association Boards, Association Living

Don't get blindsided by lax language in your governing documents. Avoid the legal headaches by auditing your community association's governing documents regularly.

The Key to Ending Community Conflict is in the Approach

CAM Industry, Association Living, Guest Post

Condo conflict driving you mad? HOA headaches wearing you down? No cooperation in your Co-op? Learn how to prevent and resolve disputes.

New Homeowners:  What Association Fees Really Do

Association Living

Buying a new home is exciting, but those HOA fees can be scary to first-time home buyers. Here's the truth about what those dollars are actually doing for you!

4 Ways to Make Your Next AGM Not Suck (So Members Will Actually Show)

Guest Posts, Association Living, Featured

Four ways guaranteed to make your next AGM not suck, and drive up member attendance and keep them focused.

3 Crucial Tips to Relay to Homeowners During Fire Prevention Week

Association Living

October 9-15 is Fire Prevention Week. These three tips are crucial to share with your homeowners to avoid disasters this winter.

“Why Can’t I Paint My House Orange?”

Association Living

Homeowners are sometimes more aware of the rules and restrictions that community associations bring, rather than their benefits.

Building Community is More Important (and Easier) in Tragedy

Association Living

Building a sense of community is more important than ever when tragedy strikes your community. Here's how to do it.