Looking for a RESULTS ORIENTED condo management company based in Chicago?

Looking for a RESULTS ORIENTED condo management company based in Chicago?  Are you a condo board member?  Do you have trouble getting projects done for your condo association?  Are you constantly calling and reminding your management company about a project that never gets done?  Check out this Youtube video and see how projects get DONE!

Community Association Capital Planning Demystified

Community Association Capital Planning Demystified One of a board of directors’ most important functions is to plan long term. Yet, that task is one many boards ignore or won’t discuss. Additionally, the level of long-term planning seems to vary depending on the community’s size. Larger communities (100+ units) tend to have better long-term planning than Read more about Community Association Capital Planning Demystified[…]

Tips On How to Prepare the 2018 Condo Association Budget

Tips On How to Prepare the 2018 Budget As we approach the end of the year, and before we dive into the holiday season we must keep in mind to set a budget for the rapidly approaching new year. Budgeting and forecasting is no fun and I agree it can be stressful, but it is Read more about Tips On How to Prepare the 2018 Condo Association Budget[…]

Top 10 Questions to Ask When Vetting a Community Management Company

Top 10 Questions to Ask When Vetting a Community Management Company Hiring a new community management company is different from choosing a new cable company, but in our age of endless options, some board members may approach their selection process in a similar way. This falls in line with the current consumer mindset. Where once Read more about Top 10 Questions to Ask When Vetting a Community Management Company[…]

Top 10 Ways to Drive UP Homeowner Engagement in Your Community Association

Top 10 Ways to Drive UP Homeowner Engagement in Your Community Association Why do people choose a community association such as a condo, townhome or homeowner association? Is it because they want a maintenance-free living experience and chances to meet and mingle with neighbors? Or, are they looking to feud with people about noise issues Read more about Top 10 Ways to Drive UP Homeowner Engagement in Your Community Association[…]

How to get the least amount of productivity from your community property management company GUARANTEED

How to get the least amount of productivity from your community property management company GUARANTEED As a board member of a community association, it is your duty and responsibility to operate the association as efficiently and effectively as possible. It is also your fiduciary duty to operate the association as fiscally responsible as possible. A Read more about How to get the least amount of productivity from your community property management company GUARANTEED[…]

The 10 Best Ways to Improve Community Association Living

The 10 Best Ways to Improve Community Association Living One of the most impactful elements of community living is the quality of the relationship between the board of directors and the community property management company. This relationship can really influence the community living experience for board members, homeowners and residents alike. Unfortunately, the relationship’s health is Read more about The 10 Best Ways to Improve Community Association Living[…]

How to BOOST Your 2017 Condo Association Balance Sheet

How to BOOST Your 2017 Condo Association Balance Sheet After having served in the community association industry for over 15 years, I have decided to start sharing some of the immense knowledge that I have accumulated. Having an electrical engineering background, my forte was not writing initially. In fact, I don’t even ever remember taking Read more about How to BOOST Your 2017 Condo Association Balance Sheet[…]

The Cooperator Expo is Coming to Chicago: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:00AM–4:30PM @ Navy Pier

The Cooperator Expo is Coming to Chicago: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:00AM–4:30PM @ Navy Pier Are you a board member of a condo, townhome or HOA?  Are you a property manager?  Or perhaps a community manager of a high rise?  Or a portfolio manager of several community associations? Are you looking to take on a Read more about The Cooperator Expo is Coming to Chicago: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:00AM–4:30PM @ Navy Pier[…]

How To Avoid A Community Association Winter Nightmare

How To Avoid A Community Association Winter Nightmare How prepared is your condo, townhome or HOA association? According to some weather pundits, Old Man Winter is supposed to pack a mean punch this time around and make up for the super mild winters we have had recently especially in the Chicagland area. So it is Read more about How To Avoid A Community Association Winter Nightmare[…]