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  • HOA or Condo associations have a duty of ordinary and reasonable care. If a person is walking in a communal space, whether it be a community pool, clubhouse, park or on the sidewalk, liability can fall on the association. Members of the community association board should be aware of the risks…

    Bed bug infestations can occur in any nearly any type of facility, both residential and commercial. But when a bed bug infestation happens in a condo association where units are individually owned, who is accountable? Read on to learn more about when the condo association is responsible for the bed…

  • Summer is upon us, and that means gardening is in full swing. For many community associations, choosing the appropriate plants to use in common areas throughout the summer is a challenge. However, selecting the right plants can save you money, energy, and time, so it's worth being strategic about it.…

    During the summer months, it can be hard to keep your home cool enough--especially if your air conditioner isn't up to the task! Worse, you may find that your electric bills shoot through the roof during the summer if your AC is on all the time. If you want to…

    When new homeowners join your HOA or condo association, you want to make sure that they have a pleasant experience upon arrival. As a board member in your community, you want to be confident that you foster a relationship of friendliness and trust from your very first interactions. There are…

  • Summer is around the corner which means rising temperatures and increased usage of air conditioning systems. After many months of sporadic use HVAC systems go into overdrive as the summer months approach; the increase in use gives rise to a number of problems often-times requiring repair or replacement. When a…

    As a Homeowner's Association, your board must make decisions and implement policies for the safety and protection of your community as a whole. During this COVID-19 crisis that responsibility has been magnified and even taking the HOA through many unchartered territories. With summer on the horizon, one big question looming…

    Summer is coming and for any homeowners' association, that means prepping for summer activities. Not only will you need warm-weather maintenance, but your members will be emerging from their homes to enjoy the nice weather and traditional summer celebrations. As the HOA, it's your duty to prepare the shared properties…

  • As more states and local governments move toward lifting or easing shelter-in-place and social distancing guidelines, community associations have become faced with the very real prospect of needing a plan in place to address the reopening of amenities. Residents are becoming increasingly restless under stay-at-home state orders; naturally, they desire…

    Are you the type who gets bitten with the renovation bug every once in a while? Could it be that you are simply bored with the current look of your home? Would you want to do a home makeover, but do not know where to start? Then calm your nerves,…

    The real estate and property management environment hasn’t always been as quick to evolve as other industries. However, now that IoT technology is entering the marketplace at a rapid pace, property experts are discovering the opportunities presented by tech. IoT, or the Internet of Things, is all about facilitating connections.…