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  • Condos are an incredibly popular solution for residents from all backgrounds. These community housing solutions provide a convenient and beautiful place for singles, couples, and families to settle down. As the owner of a condo or a complex, it’s up to you to prove that your potential tenants can have the…

    As summer ends, we all know that soon the cool crisp fall weather will be here soon if it hasn't already chilled your area. Believe it or not, but fall is the best time to start working on your lawn to ensure luscious green grass come next spring.  If you're…

    Running a Condominium Association or Homeowner Association requires hard work and lots of patience. For most COAs and HOAs, it makes more sense to hire a management company to streamline daily operations. For any professional HOA/COA manager, data management is a very crucial skill. Any association requires that the management company…

  • Community organization boards always have something new to handle every day. It can all pile up and prove overwhelming, so formulate a strategic plan to ensure that everything runs smoothly no matter what comes up. Strategic planning essentially involves setting and scheduling the organization's affairs and activities in an organized manner to…

    Serving on the board of a community association to help shape the community you live in can be very rewarding and satisfying. Many board members enjoy being part of the board and being on the front lines of decision making and planning. Nonetheless, being a board member has its fair…

    The Federal Housing Administration guarantees home certain loans offered through conventional lenders, these are known as FHA Loans. These unique loans allow homebuyers to use a smaller down payment and sometimes to have lower credit scores than lenders typically require for conventional mortgages. Traditionally, FHA guaranteed loans for condo purchases only if the…

  • One of our guiding principles, the idea of "always improving" is tantamount to our commitment to bringing community associations the absolute best technology and tools in the industry. CiraConnect has long been the most versatile and feature-rich platform for managing communities, and in an effort to provide better user-experience our…

    Various legal jurisdictions spell out clear guidelines on what amounts to trespass. In this case, trespass involves intruding in owners units (Condo Association) or homes/property (HOA) without their consent. Individuals responsible for this type of illegal intrusion are generally liable for a criminal offense that is punishable by law, though…

    Having a lush green lawn is every homeowner's dream- but it isn't always achievable. The climate may be too dry and water too scarce to keep your lawn watered enough so it stays green, or you might not want to use harsh pesticides to keep your lawn weed-free because of…

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread economic problems, from high unemployment to significant business closures. With the news focused on the latest round of governmental assistance for taxpayers and businesses, it's normal to wonder how your neighborhood association or fellow homeowners may be affected. Many homeowners are facing long-term…

    Many HVAC contractors offer installation services, which can be great for many homeowners. But as an association, your responsibility of finding the right HVAC contractor is even more important, as a shoddy job can seriously hamper the efficiency of your new HVAC system, and leave room for concern rather than…

    Often malaligned, Community Associations are usually in place to help protect the value of homes in their community. Many HOA board members are interested in serving their community to the best of their ability and know that without enforcing the rules and regulations set forth for the community, including CC&R's,…