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November 9, 2016

Stay Ahead of Wood-Destroying Pests

Whether interior or exterior, well-built, properly-maintained woodwork can last for centuries but if wood-boring pests like beetles, termites, and carpenter ants find their way into the wood, they can wreak all kinds of havoc. According…


November 1, 2016

Electric Cars in Your Condo or HOA

  In 2013, there were approximately 100,000 electric vehicles on the roads nationwide. That number has risen to approximately 450,000 this year. While the bulk of the growth has been in California, the trend is…


October 27, 2016

Keeping Board Elections Honest

Los Sueños, a 13-building, 396-unit condominium complex on Hialeah’s west side – takes its name from the Spanish word for ‘dream,’ but the outcome of its November 2015 owners’ association board election was a nightmare.…


October 25, 2016

Home-Based Businesses in Condos

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration statistics, over half of all small businesses begun in the last decade have been home-based – that’s more than 38 million in real numbers – with a new…


October 4, 2016

Get Ready for Hurricane Matthew!

  We’ve had quite the run – over 10 years without any major hurricane systems! Nevertheless, Hurricane Matthew is rapidly approaching Florida, so it has come time to prepare.


September 29, 2016

9 Time Management Tips for Property Managers

When it comes to time management, property managers need to focus specifically on the unique daily tasks that you face in running an efficient and profitable business. Being a property manager is a demanding job…


September 20, 2016

When to Hire a Professional Property Manager

If you are a small-asset landlord, you’ve probably asked yourself, “Should I hire a property manager?” Property Managers can be incredibly helpful, but be out of reach from a financial standpoint for many landlords. Although…


September 12, 2016

What is an HOA?

As you search for your next home, you’ll hear the term “HOA” mentioned when talking about a specific housing community or development. Although it may seem like a trivial detail, an HOA can have a…


June 16, 2016

It Takes a Village

People buy into condo and HOA communities for many different reasons – some enjoy the amenities offered, others like the vacation-style environment that doubles as a smart real estate investment. Community-living was once seen as…


June 9, 2016

When Temperatures Rise

Temperatures in Florida have a tendency to average above the 90s during the daytime in summer months causing discomfort and unease to residents. With humidity rivaling a Brazilian rainforest, summer in Florida can be reduced…


June 7, 2016

Top Value Boosting Improvements

Although it easy to think that adding Travertine and marble everywhere is sufficient enough to raise your property value, it is important to remember that most home shoppers value functional improvements as well.


June 2, 2016

Clear Communication

The importance of transparent communication cannot be underscored in condo communities. Lack of clear, forthright communication between boards, managers and unit owners is one of the top perennial complaints association members have about living in…


May 26, 2016

The Florida Swimming Pool Association

Floridians are one of the few people that have the privilege to enjoy their pool practically year round. But, before that can happen there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes preparation and maintenance that has to happen…