THE QUESTION ALWAYS IS: WHAT IS THE COST? But is it the RIGHT question ????…………………….the answer is NO – Article by Carl Brown, RCI, RRO

 Regrettably most HOA boards seem fixated on the bidder’s price as the most important item for selection of a service provider. While soliciting competitive bids for major services is commendable, the process is often poorly organized, resulting is less than complete satisfaction for one or both parties to a contract. Too often the process starts … Continue reading

9 Mistakes New HOA Board Members Make–And How to Avoid Them – Article by HOALeader.com

There’s no shame in making mistakes. We’ve all made them when we’ve tried something new. There is shame, however, if you refuse to correct the error of your ways. Here we list the nine most common mistakes new board members make and provide tips for turning those mistakes into successes. Mistake # 1. Not learning … Continue reading

Community Management 101 – Boot Camp For New Managers By Julie Adamen

In our industry few new managers receive adequate training. If a new manager is lucky, they will spend some time ‘learning the ropes’ by assisting experienced managers. If the new manager isn’t so lucky, they are thrown in to the abyss all by their lonesome. Either way, it’s sink or swim. In June I wrote … Continue reading

“Apples to Apples”…. bidding that’s not rotten to the core…. – Article by Greg Borzilleri

                                                                                                       Believe it or not when presented with a request for proposal (Sometimes referred to as a RFP) it isn’t as simple as throwing a number at the repair and seeing if it sticks.  There is a tremendous amount of work that actually goes into a putting together a proposal whether it is for … Continue reading

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