Top 10 ways for Community Association Boards to Increase Effectiveness and Productivity

Top 10 ways for Community Association Boards to Increase Effectiveness and Productivity By Salvatore Sciacca – Chicago Property Services Are you feeling overwhelmed and overworked as a board member of a community association? Do you feel underpaid?  Do you feel like there is not enough time to address the never-ending issues that keep popping up within Read more about Top 10 ways for Community Association Boards to Increase Effectiveness and Productivity[…]

Chicago Property Services now offers the BEST Condo Association Management Services Plan: the ZEN PLUS plan

Chicago Property Services now offers the BEST Condo Association Management Services Plan: the ZEN PLUS plan Chicago Property Services is pleased to announce the new ZEN PLUS Community management services plan.  Do you serve on the board of directors for a condo, townhome or HOA assocaition?  Do you live in a condo association from 15 Read more about Chicago Property Services now offers the BEST Condo Association Management Services Plan: the ZEN PLUS plan[…]

Best Board Member Budget Practices REVEALED

Best Board Member Budget Practices REVEALED Approving the annual community association operating budget is one of the most important obligations of the board of directors.  It is also the duty of the board treasurer to take the lead in this endeavor and ensure that a budget is approved in a timely fashion i.e. before the Read more about Best Board Member Budget Practices REVEALED[…]

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[…]

Salvatore J. Sciacca aka “Condoboss” Contributes to ANOTHER Tribune Article. This one is titled “How to increase your association’s voter participation”

Salvatore J. Sciacca aka “Condoboss” Contributes to ANOTHER Tribune Article.  This one is titled “How to increase your association’s voter participation” Do you live in a community association such as a condo, townhome or HOA?  Do you serve on the board of directors?  Are you a community property manager looking to drive annual meeting attendance? Read more about Salvatore J. Sciacca aka “Condoboss” Contributes to ANOTHER Tribune Article. This one is titled “How to increase your association’s voter participation”[…]

ACTHA presents the SPRING 2015 Educational Conference on Saturday, April 18 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook

ACTHA, Illinois’ Most Focused Resource for: Community Associations, Board Members, Owners, presents the SPRING 2015 Educational Conference When: Saturday, April 18 Where: Drury Lane in Oakbrook Register HERE Are you a vendor looking to expand your presence within the condo association industry?  Are you a property manager specializing on condo property management?  Are you a board of director serving on a Read more about ACTHA presents the SPRING 2015 Educational Conference on Saturday, April 18 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook[…]

The TOP 10 Ways to GUARANTEE Leaks, Water Infiltration, Plumbing Backups and Floods

The TOP 10 Ways to GUARANTEE Leaks, Water Infiltration,  Plumbing Backups and Floods A Guide for Association Board Member Dummies What are the best ways to guarantee headaches, stress, and a whole lot of plumbing and repair bills for you and all the homeowners of your association?  This guide will give you step by step Read more about The TOP 10 Ways to GUARANTEE Leaks, Water Infiltration, Plumbing Backups and Floods[…]

Condoboss Q&A #8: How Proper HVAC Maintenance Helps Condo Associations and HOA Communities Save Time and Money

Condoboss Q&A #8: How Proper HVAC Maintenance Helps Condo Associations and HOA Communities Save Time and Money In the latest edition of the Condoboss Q&A series, Salvatore J. Sciacca sat down and interviewed Michael Carpenter, the VP and GM of service at YMI Mechanical and asked him questions on how to help community associations properly Read more about Condoboss Q&A #8: How Proper HVAC Maintenance Helps Condo Associations and HOA Communities Save Time and Money[…]