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 Top 10 Ingredients of a HIGHLY Successful Community Association Board Meeting

The Top 10 Ingredients of a HIGHLY Successful Community Association Board Meeting By Salvatore Sciacca, Chicago Property Services So you serve on the board of directors of a condo, townhome or community association?  Or perhaps you are a homeowner at a condo association?  You probably have a full time job and perhaps are married and Read more about The Top 10 Ingredients of a HIGHLY Successful Community Association Board Meeting[…]

Condo Association Capital Projects Made Easy – 6 Simple Steps

Condo Association Capital Projects Made Easy – 6 Simple Steps As a board of directors for a condo association, townhome association, or HOA, one of your biggest responsibilities is to ensure capital projects are properly funded and implemented.  Unfortunately, this is an area that tends to create some of the most challenging problems for associations Read more about Condo Association Capital Projects Made Easy – 6 Simple Steps[…]

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[…]

Attention Condo Managers, Board Presidents and Vendors: Don’t miss the Chicagoland Cooperator’s Spring Expo, May 16, 2015

Attention Condo Managers, Board Presidents and Vendors: Don’t miss the Chicagoland Cooperator’s Spring Expo When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 Expo Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Register HERE Attention condo and townhome association board members and presidents!  You won’t want to miss the upcoming spring expo hosted by the Chicagoland Cooperator.  Come meet prospective condo Read more about Attention Condo Managers, Board Presidents and Vendors: Don’t miss the Chicagoland Cooperator’s Spring Expo, May 16, 2015[…]

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[…]

Top 10 Ways To Screw Up Your Community Association. A Guide for Board Member Dummies.

Top 10 Ways To Screw Up Your Community Association. A Guide for Board Member Dummies. I was at one of my monthly networking events last night and I was speaking to a friend of mine. Somehow the conversation took a turn that ended up with me laughing to the point that I almost peed in Read more about Top 10 Ways To Screw Up Your Community Association. A Guide for Board Member Dummies.[…]

Why Community Association Board Members and Homeowners Are Experiencing Too Much Stress (It’s NOT what you think)

Why Community Association Board Members and Homeowners Are Experiencing Too Much Stress (It’s NOT what you think) Ever wonder why so many people are so stressed out these days? Isn’t it fair to say that stress levels have gone up over the years? Ever wonder why that is? Some people say its because companies are Read more about Why Community Association Board Members and Homeowners Are Experiencing Too Much Stress (It’s NOT what you think)[…]