Category Archives: Community Management

Jan8

“Keystone Spotlight” is an ongoing series introducing our top performing staff who continue to go out of their way to provide exceptional service For Kara Foley, HOA management is much more than checking tasks off a list—it’s about paying attention to the impact of her decisions on the lives of people in a community. As General…

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Jan4

Some of the most common questions we receive are from homeowners who are unclear about how the property management company fits into their HOA-governed community. It’s understandable: HOA management is full of industry jargon, mysterious acronyms, and documents with complicated names. In this article, we’ll provide a succinct, easy-to-understand outline of common HOA management duties,…

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Nov8

If your HOA management company is doing a great job, their involvement in your community might feel so seamless that you wonder why they’re there. An HOA management company not only facilitates the smooth operations of your community, but their involvement also has a long-term impact on your home’s value. Here’s how. Expertise & Insight…

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Nov8

HOA living is full of specialized jargon. As the industry progresses, more terms emerge and old terms evolve. Not knowing for certain what specific language means can restrict your understanding of a particular document, which can get frustrating fast. As part of our ongoing effort to provide useful HOA management resources for homeowners, here’s a…

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Oct9

HOA management is always a mix of moving parts. Balancing the goals and objectives of the board and association members—along with various personality types and ever-pressing time constraints—means keeping track of many important details. Based on our decades of providing HOA management services for associations large and small, we’ve seen which techniques help propel an…

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Oct9

Determining what to talk about during every board meeting can feel a bit overwhelming. Since each HOA is different, the items discussed at every meeting will vary. Add to that the fact that state law requires that meeting agendas be posted four days in advance in a public place designated by the association’s annual disclosure,…

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Aug23

“Keystone Spotlight” is an ongoing series introducing our top performing staff who continue to go out of their way to provide exceptional service. Relationships are at the center of every successful HOA management engagement. No one understands this better than Christine Rodgers, General Manager of Solera Oak Valley Greens, a gated community for active adults…

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Jun20

These days most – if not all – of the new housing developments in Southern California are governed by a homeowners association. Establishing an HOA is one of the ways that developers aim to maintain the success of the community and preserve property values in the future. But how can an HOA meet the needs…

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Jun14

“Keystone Spotlight” is an ongoing series introducing our top performing staff who continue to go out of their way to provide exceptional service. HOA management is a mix of interwoven parts in perpetual motion. It involves interacting with association members and board members, listening closely to their objectives and concerns, then determining priorities and crafting…

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Apr24

During our three decades providing HOA management services throughout Orange County, we have been deeply involved in helping communities handle the full scope of challenges that come with being located in this desirable – and fast-growing – area. We have helped HOAs successfully navigate the area’s unique set of challenges and opportunities, some of which…

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