By Bob Gourley Maintain – Protect – Enhance. This is the prime directive for Boards of Directors of Homeowner Associations across the country. By maintaining, protecting, and enhancing the assets of the association, the Board ensures that property values are … Continue reading
By Bob Gourley I am often asked about the difference between a fact and a benefit as it pertains to preparing a community association newsletter to tell the story of a community enhancement, such as a new roof. Community association … Continue reading
Using your condominium newsletter or HOA newsletter to your fellow homeowners so that they accept the need as well.
By Bob Gourley Have you ever had to foreclose on a neighbor? The word “foreclosure” strikes a note of fear and panic in most people. Typically, foreclosure is only considered when all other possibilities have been considered and no other … Continue reading
I suggest that you use your condominium newsletter, HOA newsletter, bulletin board, and/or website to tell the story.
Beauty isn’t just in the eye of the beholder, it’s also good business.
By Bob Gourley Since I work closely with management professionals, one of the more difficult questions I routinely face from community association leaders is how the community should go about the process of selecting a new community association manager. It … Continue reading
Commit to unit owner education. Reward yourself with a better community!
By Bob Gourley Communications within a condominium or homeowners association are vital to the community’s success. In most states, timely communication is a right to the association member that is granted in the governing documents and guaranteed by law. Along … Continue reading
By Bob Gourley This issue of CondoManagement magazine features many articles on physical security. Fences, security cameras, guards, and gates can go a long way towards bringing condominium owners peace of mind when it comes to their physical safety. But … Continue reading