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Partner Post: Protect Potted Berries from Winter in Three Easy Steps
Put berry shrubs to bed and get them ready for next spring.
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Board Member Education: What You Need to Know
The following are nine areas to focus on as you prepare for your role as a board member.
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Partner Post: 5 Ways to Spruce Up Your Backyard on a Budget
Here are five easy ways to spruce up your backyard without spending a lot of green.
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Everything You Need to Know About Condominium Associations
Read this article to learn more about condos and get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about condominium associations.
Partner Post: Disaster Strikes! What Next?
Regaining a sense of normalcy and restoring your life requires a plan.
How to Find the Right Lawyer for Your Community
As a board or council member, you have the fiduciary responsibility to act in the best interest of your community. Read on for tips on finding the right legal representation for your community.
Featured Ebook: The Complete Guide to Community Association Committees
Download our FREE ebook, "The Complete Guide to Community Association Committees" now to learn more about committees, their benefits, and more.
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How to Navigate Ongoing Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This thought guide is focused on the period after your community reopens its public areas and amenities, and considers what “normal and sustained” operations may look like during the ongoing pandemic.
Partner Post: Paint Storage Best Practices
When storing paints before or after a project, it is important to take the temperature at which the product is stored into consideration.
The Complete Guide to Community Association Committees
Read this ebook to learn more about committees, their benefits, and more.
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Everything You Need to Know About Active Adult Communities
For older homebuyers looking for not only a home, but also a lifestyle, an active adult community might be the perfect fit. Read on to learn more about active adult communities.
Partner Post: Tips for Communicating Condo Association Budgets
Most Condo Associations will spam out a complicated spreadsheet and call it a day, but the great ones will follow these tips for communicating Condo Association budgets.
HOA 101: Succession Planning
Read this article to learn more about succession plans and why your board of directors should have one in place.
Partner Post: Informed Delivery: What It Is & Why You Need It
A look into the future...of your mailbox!
Extended Home Warranties: Do You Need One for Your Rental?
Read on to learn more about extended home warranties, why they exist, and if you need one for your investment property.
Partner Post: August is Tree Check Month
This month, take a few minutes to check trees for invasive pests and the damage their larvae leave behind.
Tips for Maintaining and Quickly Leasing Your Rental Property
One of the biggest worries for property owners is that their rentals will sit vacant for too long. Read on to learn how to lease it fast.
Partner Post: Grill Maintenance 101
Here are some tips for maintaining both gas and charcoal grills, so you can enjoy what you eat throughout the season and beyond.
Moving Out? How to Attract Homebuyers During This Uncertain Time
Read this ebook to learn some helpful tips to attract buyers and sell your home during this uncertain time.
How to Create a Harmonious Landlord-HOA Relationship
While there are many benefits to having a rental property within an HOA, the landlord-HOA relationship can often become strained. Read on to learn how to keep the peace.