Effective Emergency Planning for HOA Communities

Nothing is more essential to managing risk than a plan for property emergencies. Time is of the essence. Water soaks in, wicks up walls, flows into electrical outlets and the cleanup grows more expensive. A clean water spill (water from a sink, bathtub or shower) can be dried easily, but if not handled correctly 24-36 hours later mold can begin to grow on porous materials.

WHAT IS YOUR HOA’S RISK TEMPERATURE

  By Sharon Glenn Pratt, Esq.  | January 2021                                      Expensive problems can […]

Insuring for Disasters: HOA Budgeting and Planning

The recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida have many of us thinking about what we would do in a catastrophe. For association boards, insurance is the front line of disaster […]

6 Common HOA Nuisances and How to Handle Them

Smoking, noisy floors, rambunxious children, and barking dogs are often the subject of HOA nuisance complaints. When do these issues qualify as a nuisance and when is the board obligated […]

How Good Is Your Management Company?

12 tips for evaluating your current HOA management company or for finding a new one. 

Rules for Short Term Rentals in Condo Associations

If your association permits short-term rentals (e.g. Airbnb), clear guidelines will help your owners and protect the HOA.

Switching Your HOA Newsletter to Email

For decades, HOA Boards have communicated news and events to their members using a method developed by Johannes Gutenberg in 1439 – the hardcopy newsletter. Often delivered monthly to the […]

Twelve Traits Every Great HOA Board of Directors Has

What differentiates a great board from just a good board? Great boards develop, maintain and value their credibility and their integrity. And they continually display, individually and as a group, […]