Condominium, homeowner (HOA), townhome association board members are neighbors, volunteers, and members of their community. Since they must work together in order to manage association business, chemistry and communication among board members is critical.
Below are five considerations that can lead to effective and enjoyable board member relationships.
1. Respect each other
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Good communication is a fundamental part of operating any kind of organization. But what makes communication “good?”
Whether you are planning to communicate with other board members or reach out to every resident in the community, your communication strategy should:
be open to feedback
incorporate a variety of mediums
Developing a strategy helps your message reach your audience … Read More ›
On August 15, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a revision to long-burdensome regulations on FHA-insured mortgages for condominium homeownership. The changes are scheduled to go in to effect on October 15, 2019.
This revision includes, but is not limited to, the following changes/additions:
Approval term of entire property/project now extended to 3 … Read More ›
Small scale and community-wide sustainability efforts can have an environmental impact. From simple lightbulb changes to water efficient landscaping, there are many steps an Association can take to reduce their carbon and energy footprint. Performing an energy audit, forming a green committee, and identifying eco-friendly initiatives in capital improvement projects can also foster member engagement … Read More ›