A Self-Serving Board Member Might Look Something Like This

Jul 3, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

You ran for the board on the platform of remodeling the clubhouse that has become outdated. What you haven’t shared with the members of the association is that your daughter is getting married next year and the clubhouse would be the perfect place for a reception.

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How to Convince Other HOA Board Members to Hire a Management Company

Jul 2, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

There is often a member of the HOA board who doesn’t recognize that the Association needs help beyond what the Board can do on its own. Sometimes the hard part is convincing other members of the board to invest the time and resources available to hire a manager and how it will benefit the Association in the long run. So, what will help make your case when making the suggestion to hire a management company? We’ve spelled it out for you below.

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How to Choose the Best HOA Management Company [Infographic]

Jun 15, 2020 3:56:37 PM / by HOA Manager

Being a volunteer board member is a big responsibility. There are decisions to be made, meetings to attend, budgets to build, and concerns to address. If your HOA board is at a place where members are feeling overwhelmed and over-committed, then it’s time to bring in some help.

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How to Find and Recruit Great HOA Board Members for Your Community

Jun 3, 2020 9:34:23 AM / by HOA Manager

When your community is recruiting new HOA board members, there are certain qualities to look for in prospective members and good strategies for getting these individuals involved.

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How HOA Board Members Can Strengthen Relationships in the Association

May 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Living in a homeowners association is more than just residing in a structure of wood and nails. It’s about building relationships and being part of a community. There are key relationships that HOA board members can nurture and encourage residents in the Association to develop as well.

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What Are the Qualities of an Invested HOA Manager?

Apr 24, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

You’re the President of the HOA board in your community and you’re wise enough to know that you’re in way over your head - but you like a challenge and you’re ready to meet it head on. You’ve read your governing documents and know how to keep a basic balance sheet, but that doesn’t mean you understand the CC&Rs or know the difference between the operating and reserve budgets.

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How to Turn Your HOA Board of Directors Into a Well-Oiled Machine

Apr 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

How well a homeowners association functions is directly related to how well HOA board members fulfill their roles on the board. If each person understands the responsibilities of their position, and executes well, then the Association will run like a well-oiled machine.

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What Every HOA Board Should Have in Its Tool Belt

Apr 3, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

It’s always convenient to have some tools in your tool belt – you never know when you might need one. Instead of a hammer, nails, screwdriver and measuring tape, there are tools that are handy for an HOA board to have access to - because you never know when you might need to refer to them.

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Responsibilities an HOA Board Can't Delegate to a Manager

Apr 1, 2020 9:51:06 AM / by HOA Manager

The most important thing a Board needs to know is that it cannot give away the authority to make decisions. The manager is an integral part of a homeowners association, but there are some things the HOA board is ultimately responsible for and can’t delegate to a manager.
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Confessions of a Manager: What Every HOA Board Should Know

Mar 26, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Do you want to be the best board member you can be? Then you’ve found a goldmine because we asked a seasoned and experienced HOA manager what he hoped all HOA board members would learn early on to help them run an efficient, lawful, and successful homeowners association.

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