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Hiring an Expert

Time to Call in the Experts

If you have been working in community management for a long time, you have probably noticed it has become vastly more complicated.  For example: Declarations and bylaws that used to fit into a small folder and now are as long as War and Peace. Building codes are much more complicated. Regulations governing common interest communities

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Hiring an Expert

Why You Shouldn’t Deal With Mold Yourself

Mold, technically, is everywhere, in some form or another; it is in the dust on the furniture, in the crumbs left on the counter, and in the air that drifts in from the outside.   It is why bread turns green-gray, and why coffee left in the mug on the desk over the weekend will look

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Association Insights

Why Should You Listen to Your Community Manager?

  That is a great question and is probably asked by many in the community association industry.  From a manager’s perspective, we have educated and trained on how to properly manage a community.  As far as being experts; we become experts through experiences, knowledge and obtaining certifications that require ongoing industry education. I have always

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Finances

What to Expect When Sitting Down with Your Financial Advisor And What Questions to Ask

Let’s step back and go over the two ways you can invest reserves.  The first is having your treasurer and finance committee invest each rung of the ladder in Certificates of Deposit (CD) that you decide on.   Nice and simple, NOT!  It means every time a board member leaves, someone has to go to the

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