Condos are encouraged to start thinking about electric vehicle charging stations now. Even if interest is low today, it is likely to spike.
There are years when no one from the HOA wants to volunteer and run for a seat on the board. What happens then?
There are generally three major categories that negatively impact homeowners associations; pets, parking and people.
A lot goes into managing a large HOA. It requires multiple teams, strong communication and good organization.
Owners and HOA boards are encouraged to work together if someone asks for permission to install solar panels.
Engaging residents and asking them questions may end up creating stronger support for the board and its decisions.
Many HOAs do allow for absentee voting; it can be extremely helpful for large associations or snowbird communities.
Proxy voting can benefit the community. Download our free proxy form template, customize it, and use it to help your HOA reach quorum.
These suggestions are great starting points if you are looking for guidance about how to support aging homeowners in your community.
A strata council plays a vital role in governing the strata corporation on behalf of owners. It is responsible for making decisions and fulfilling responsibilities that will benefit the corporation and the community. Council members are granted certain powers that enable them to perform their duties, but they can’t improvise as they go. Over 1.5 […]
Before the meeting When the developer starts a new condo project, they create and control the first board of directors for the development. Depending on the state or province, there may be a time limit by which the developer must appoint an interim board after the condo plan has been registered. The names and addresses […]
HOA committees can be incredibly helpful to boards, and the HOA as a whole. A well-organized committee can shorten the long-to-do list for busy board members, and build a more productive and cohesive community. However, it’s important for HOAs to only create committees that are needed. Each committee must have a clear and defined purpose, […]
Furious wildfires are destroying large swathes of California, Oregon, and other parts of the western United States. Dozens of people have died and thousands have been forced from their homes. The US National Interagency Fire Center has reported that firefighters are battling more than 100 large wildfires across the western U.S., with higher-than-normal levels of […]
Groceries, laptops, shoes, gifts, and even toilet paper. You can have it all delivered directly to your condo. Online shopping has become incredibly popular, and condo dwellers may take advantage of this option more so than others because many of them do not own a vehicle. In 2018, an estimated 1.8 billion people worldwide purchased goods online, […]
Short-term rentals can be a very contentious issue within condo communities. Some owners are thrilled about the idea of renting out their units for a weekend to make a little extra cash, while others hate the idea of having strangers constantly coming in and out of their building.It is true that guests usually don’t have […]