Atlanta Community Management Blog

Empowering Community Leadership: Overcoming Challenges Faced by Board Members

System - Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Property Management Blog
Community board members are pivotal in managing residential complexes, homeowner associations, and neighborhood groups. Their dedication is admirable, yet they often encounter obstacles that test their patience, decision-making abilities, and resilience.Here, we'll explore some common challenges faced by board members and suggest prac...

Building a Strong Volunteer Community in Your HOA: Tips for Success

System - Friday, March 22, 2024
Property Management Blog
Volunteerism lies at the heart of every thriving homeowners association (HOA), fostering a sense of unity, pride, and ownership among residents. From organizing community events to spearheading improvement projects, volunteers play a crucial role in shaping the culture and character of the neighborhood. According to the Corporat...

HOA Insurance: What is it? And Why Does Your Community Need it?

System - Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Property Management Blog
When you live in a homeowners association (HOA,) you, as a member, will typically pay yearly or monthly assessments (or dues). Assessments are typically used to pay for maintenance of amenities, roads, landscaping, and service contracts. One of those contracts is insurance.Residents and HOA board members frequently debate the value of ade...

Everything You Need to Know About Your HOA’s Governing Documents

System - Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Property Management Blog
While it's true that observing community rules is a requirement of association membership, living in an HOA involves much more than just adhering to a lengthy list of regulations. As Community Association experts, we can help with the who, what, and why of HOA rules. Community guidelines and rules can help create the groundwork for a ...

Prepare Your Community Association for Pool Season

System - Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Property Management Blog
Spring has come, which means swimming pool season is rapidly approaching.The community pool is an important amenity and is used by a wide range of members. It's time to get the swimming pool ready as winter has come to a close – and before the summer heat sets in.When preparing a swimming pool for the summer season, it is also c...

Types of Insurance an association should consider

System - Friday, February 4, 2022
Property Management Blog
To protect an HOA, the Board, and its members, insurance is a must-have for an association.With several different HOA Policies, it can be difficult to choose what insurance you should consider for your association. There are many insurances and each one has a different purpose and coverage. It is important to consult your association'...

Various Committees for your Association

System - Thursday, January 20, 2022
Property Management Blog
HOA Board and Community Managers aren't only the ones who contribute to maintaining an association. Committees also play an important role in the entire process.In a well-run community, problems are often first worked and filtered by committees. The association board can call on its homeowners to volunteer and serve in HOA committees....

Disaster Management for Community Associations

System - Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Property Management Blog
Predicted or unexpected, natural disasters can happen more often when we least expect them without warning, so it’s crucial to have an emergency plan in place.To develop a plan, association management, board, and members must work together.Fire, hurricane, earthquake, and frightening occurrences; a community that responds to a disas...

Top things to focus on as a new association Board Member

System - Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Property Management Blog
Being a part of a board can be a rewarding experience, may it be personal or professional. Joining the board is a great way to use your skills in helping and contributing to the betterment of your association.An association is a non-profit business. The actions and decisions of the Board should reflect the best interests of the homeowners...

The Roles of the Association Board Members

System - Thursday, December 16, 2021
Property Management Blog
A board of directors is essential for a homeowners association to run properly. Elected volunteers are responsible for the all the operations and the betterment of the entire community. Without a competent board, there will be no uniformity, fairness and maintaining of common areas is likely to fail.The bylaws of an association give all t...

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