Category: Board Operations

Board Operations Board Elections
2017 October Board Elections

A community association or HOA is both a communal living environment and democratic institution, governed by an elected board that has a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of the association as a whole. The board itself is governed…

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Board Operations Board Resources
2017 August Board Resources

Most condo association and HOA board members can use all the help they can get when it comes to understanding the rules, laws, and other factors that guide how they will help govern their community. Senior board members are a terrific sourc…

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Board Operations Attracting New Board Members
2017 August Attracting New Board Members

A community association, condo, or HOA can run like a well-oiled machine with all the moving parts complementing each other and contributing to positive community spirit, growth, and robust property values, while assuring a high quality of …

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Board Operations Efficient, Effective Meetings
Efficient, Effective Meetings

Regardless of whether you live in a large community association with a thousand units, a small self-managed one with a dozen, or an HOA with just a few, board meetings can be both a chore and a headache. From owners getting up on their soap…

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Board Operations Aesthetic Rules in Condos & HOAs
Aesthetic Rules in Condos & HOAs

For many people, one of the most attractive aspects of condo or HOA living is the fact that everything, from the windows to the elevators to the numbers on the apartment doors, looks great; clean, bright, elegant and well-maintained. For re…

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Board Operations Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning

Thank goodness spring is just around the corner – even if winter isn’t the same brutal, icy season it used to be, it’s still a welcome relief when the clouds part, temperatures rise, and leaves and buds begin to appear outdoors. Nice as the…

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Board Operations Building a Stronger Community
Building a Stronger Community

Are community associations and HOAs cohesive communities? Is community part and parcel of what the purchaser is seeking when they buy into a community association or HOA? The concept of ‘community cohesiveness’ could be defined as a communi…

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Board Operations Clarifying Board Roles
Clarifying Board Roles

Chances are if you’re a resident in a condo association or HOA community, you’re familiar with your property’s board of directors (or trustees, or managers, depending on what part of the country you live in). Boards are usually made up of v…

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Board Operations Holiday Decorating
Holiday Decorating

Since before recorded history, people have celebrated events by decorating homes and public spaces to mark this or that special day. We still love to adorn our doors, windows, and other areas with festive décor at different times of year, b…

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