EVENTS AND NEWS

Board Budget – What Should Be Top of Mind This Time of Year?

Even if you’ve done your reserve study and don’t have any large-scale assessments for the coming year, there are other factors that can impact the effectiveness of your budget year-over-year. For more information on a reserve study check out our overview here. What factors can impact budget/dues increases? Budgeting is hard. There, we said it.…

Large Scale Assessments

It’s Board budget season. Have you thought about any large-scale assessments that may need to be added? Not sure what that means? Check out our blog here on why you may need a reserve study, which typically helps identify large -scale assessments. But, essentially, it’s as the name sounds; we’re looking at the big stuff…

What is a reserve study and when do I need one?

Budget problems don’t go away, they just get bigger… just like a slow leak if left unattended you could find yourself in some pretty fast-moving water.You need to always consider your association’s reserves. Your reserve fund is there to cover future needs and should always stay at an optimal level.At this time of year, we…

Fireworks Safety Tips For Your Community

Summertime is already sizzlin’ in the Carolinas and 4th of July is just around the corner. We know many of your residents are planning to celebrate with fireworks, and we encourage you to communicate a few safety tips to everyone in your neighborhood. Fireworks pose a very real danger. Thousands are injured every year, and…

What is the role of my Community Manager?

What does a Community Manager do? Your interaction with a Community Manager will depend on whether you’re a resident or Board Member. If you’re a Board Member you can think of the Community Manager as your go to person for all Board and Association business. If you’re a resident, your Community Manager is the liaison…

Making the Best of Non-Compliance in Your Community

MAKING THE BEST OF NON-COMPLIANCE As a Board Member, fielding non-compliance issues is one of the toughest things you do. People are invested personally and you’re often issuing letters to your neighbors. Keeping things simple and non-scary is the way to go. From our many years of experience, we have developed a non-compliance letter that…