3 Thrilling Tropicals for Your Summer Patio, Porch, or Deck
by Justin Hancock on July 18, 2019 at 3:45 pm
Ever look at your porch, patio, deck, or balcony and think it could be better? If so, plants may be the answer. Picking the right plants can instantly add fresh style—and comfort—to your outdoor space. Now's the perfect time to make it a spot you’ll love to relax, enjoy a meal, or host friends in. Here are three tropical plants you can count on. Hibiscus Flashy and flamboyant, tropical hibiscus bloom in just about every color. It’s also available in a wide variety of […]
HOA 101: What Are Fees, Fines, & Assessments?
on July 16, 2019 at 6:33 pm
Homeowners’ associations (HOAs) generate their operating funds by collecting fees, fines, and assessments from association members. This money allows the HOA to carry out its responsibilities, including maintaining shared spaces, saving for future repairs and improvements, and enforcing community guidelines. While your HOA fees can vary by community type and location, the typical HOA fee for a single-family home can range between $100 and $300. Keep reading to learn more about the […]
Our Favorite Prime Day Deals for Board Members
on July 15, 2019 at 7:28 pm
Amazon Prime Day is an annual shopping event exclusive to Prime account holders. This year's sale happens on July 15 and 16, and it could help you save hundreds on some of your favorite products and brands. We scoured the deals to find some products that we think you are going to love. From board member meetings to back yard BBQ’s, check out some of Prime Day’s hottest deals for HOA board members. For Your Next Board Meeting Post-it Super Sticky Notes - Save 43% Sharpie […]
Partner Post: Crime Rates Rise During the Summer, Here’s What This Means for You
by Flock Safety on July 11, 2019 at 2:48 pm
As the temperature rises during the summer months of June through September, so do crime rates. According to studies, crime can increase up to 35% during the summer. In a 2014 study from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) on seasonal crime in the United States, researchers found that the increasing crimes in question were violent crimes and property crimes like theft and burglary. In these months, many police departments increase patrol in their community and […]
Tick-Tock: Exploring Your HOA Meeting Minutes
on July 9, 2019 at 4:42 pm
Over the past 40 years, Associa community managers have attended countless board meetings and reviewed many homeowner’s association (HOA) meeting minutes. In this blog, we explore what HOA meeting minutes are, their purpose, and best practices for taking and keeping good HOA minutes. What are HOA meeting minutes? HOA meeting minutes are an official record of the actions taken by board members at a board meeting. Meeting minutes should be brief, objective, and reflect the actions […]
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