Tag: Community Association Management

January 11, 2016

Why Does Your Community Association Need Reserves?

Share This:Equipment and major components (like the roofs) must be replaced from time to time, regardless of whether we plan for the expense. We prefer to plan and set the funds aside now. Reserve funds aren’t an extra expense—they just spread out expenses more evenly. …

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December 21, 2015

Triquest Houston Property Management Shares Common Household Products Magic

Share This:Most of us already know that a teaspoon of baking soda in the batter will make the muffins rise, but who knew that a pinch of it mixed with scrambled eggs will make them fluffier or added to water will make steamed vegetables stay …

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May 18, 2015

What Gives the Homeowners Association the Right to Tell Me What to Do?

Share This:In a nutshell: the association declaration and state law gives the association the authority to regulate some of what you can do in our community.   Community associations have a governmental component. Like a city or county government, a community association has a charter—called …

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May 14, 2015

Property Management Company: Community Association Fundamentals

Community Associations Institute (CAI), a national membership organization that represents the best interests of common-interest communities like ours, developed 10 basic principles that answer three essential questions: What is the basic function of a community association? What are the essential obligations and expectations of homeowners? What are the core principles that should guide association leaders?
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January 12, 2015

HOA Property Management Companies: Why Shop at the Farmers Market?

Locally grown produce requires less fossil fuel to transport, which reduces pollution and noise, and less packaging—thus, less trash—than what is found in most supermarkets.
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Homeowners Association Management : Calling all Homeowners

Share This:All meetings of the association board are open meetings. Residents are encouraged to observe meetings and read approved minutes. Residents who wish to address the board are welcome to do so during the homeowner forum conducted at the beginning of each business meeting. Here …

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November 20, 2014

HOA Management Companies: A Helping Hand

Community associations are not immune in this recession. Sadly, some homes have been abandoned. The homes were foreclosed and the owners moved away. When banks take over these properties, they usually don’t realize they need to pay the regular assessment. With the depth of the foreclosure crisis and their own financial problems, banks are struggling to keep up.
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