Tips from an HOA Board: Don’t Feed the Deer

Jun 17, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Is your homeowners association located in an area that wildlife frequent? More specifically, is your Association located in such a location that deer regularly visit your community? While deer are beautiful creatures to admire, the HOA board may want to caution owners from interacting too closely with these animals.

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Indoor Water Conservation Tips for Homeowners Association Residents

Jun 10, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Reducing water use means making significant changes in your everyday habits and routine, but it can also mean substantial savings on water, sewage and energy bills for homeowners association residents. In fact, there are ways you can reduce your water usage by nearly half without purchasing expensive equipment. The following suggestions will help you get in the habit of saving water indoors at home.

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Tips from an HOA Board: What to Look for in Home Warranties

May 26, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

As a homeowner, you probably received a new home warranty when you purchased your home - many owners within your homeowners association may also have one. If no major problems have been encountered with your home, then you probably have not read the home warranty paperwork, but you should!

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How to Save on Home & Renters Insurance in Your Homeowners Association

May 11, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Whether you own or rent your home within a homeowners association, insurance is essential to protect your property and household goods. Comparison shopping for the best rates will certainly save you some money, but you also can save by following these tips.

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Tips for Saving Water in Your Homeowners Association

May 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Water conservation is an important issue for homeowners associations, not just because you want to be environmentally responsible but also because keeping assessments as low as possible can help owners be successful in keeping up with payments. Here’s how you can help:

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5 Safety Tips When Homeowners Association Members Are Out of Town

Apr 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

As the summer travel season approaches, people will often be traveling out of town to spend time with extended family or take a much-needed vacation. This could mean more empty homes than usual in your homeowner's association. There are precautions that your HOA board can encourage members to take to provide that homes are not enticing to thieves, susceptible to fire, and the Association's crime rate be kept at a minimum. 

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Tips from an HOA Board to De-Clutter Indoor & Outdoor Spaces

Apr 2, 2021 11:54:22 AM / by HOA Manager

Have you noticed that a reminder to owners in your Association is needed to tidy up their outdoor spaces? Does your homeowners association have items stored on patios and balconies that really shouldn't be there? Your Association is not alone!

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How Can Residents Be Active in Your Homeowner's Association?

Mar 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

Every homeowner’s association community always seems to have a lot going on, and that can sometimes include, among other things, a range of upcoming social events in addition to several important ongoing projects. Updating the website, writing an article for the association newsletter, and committee involvement on the budget, landscaping, road maintenance, election oversight or other committees, are all ways to volunteer. What are some of the things going on in your community?

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HOA Board Checklist: Help Residents Stay Prepared in Cold Weather

Nov 23, 2020 2:25:07 PM / by HOA Manager

Cold and wet conditions not only make an Association miserable, they can also create damage to the homes and buildings within the community. Some winterizing can wait, but some can't! An HOA board can help residents out by making a list of what needs to be done, and tackle the time-sensitive tasks first. Here is a simple checklist for your homeowners association to stay on top of the winter season.

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Good Neighbors Promote Good Security in Your Homeowners Association

Jun 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by HOA Manager

This is a guest post by: Drew Smithfield, a freelance safety and security writer. 

Some of the best security advocates you can find are just yards away from your home – they're your neighbors. Introducing yourself to your neighbors and establishing a relationship with them not only helps deepen your ties to your homeowners association community but also helps increase the security of your family and home.

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