HOA Board is a Team

Homeowner Association Board Members Roles Explained

Community associations are unique entities, and the Boards that lead community associations fill unique roles. Does Your Community Association Board Have What It Takes To Succeed? Successful Community Associations have boards that consist of officials elected to represent and protect the best interests of their constituents. are corporate entities whose board members must maintain the value of jointly owned assets….

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Successful Association Boards

How to Succeed as a Community Association Board Member

Community associations are unique entities, and the Boards that lead community associations fill unique roles. Does Your Community Association Board Have What It Takes To Succeed? Successful Community Associations have boards that consist of officials elected to represent and protect the best interests of their constituents. are corporate entities whose board members must maintain the value of jointly owned assets….

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Acri Has Partners to Help

What to Expect From Your Association’s Professional Partners

Whether the association board works with a professional manager or self-manages the association, it’s likely that the board will still need the services of other professionals like attorneys, accountants, insurance agents, and reserve specialists. These people become partners with the board and provide invaluable resources. Working with Professional Partners The Attorney Besides to selecting an association manager, the most important…

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Maximize Reserve Funds

So, You Want To Be an Association Secretary?

The Association Board Secretary within your community association has a lot of responsibility! The Role of the Secretary The Secretary is responsible for preserving the association’s history, maintaining its records, and protecting it from liability. The individual who fills this position should be efficient, well organized, and have a commitment to the future of the association. Associations with a professional…

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Recruit Great Board Members

How Do You Find Qualified People to Become New HOA Board Members?

Being a board member of a homeowner’s association can be difficult at times. The best way to handle any potential contention is to explain that your primary role as a community leader is to enhance the planned community experience equally and fairly. Even still, you may be asked to deal with tough issues that relate to your next-door neighbor – maybe…

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Reserve Account

Take The Stress Out Of Choosing Your Association CPA

Whether your association board works with a professional manager or self-manages the association, it’s likely that the board will still need the services of other professionals like a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). The right CPA will partner with the board and provide invaluable resources. Working With Professional Partners: The CPA An accountant is a vital part of your association’s professional team. Success…

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Nextdoor for your Association

Can Nextdoor Really Use “Social Network” and “Private” in the Same Sentence?

Is your Homeowners association using Nextdoor to communicate with neighbors? Nextdoor’s growth has been nothing short of phenomenal. What is Nextdoor? Nextdoor is an online social platform somewhat like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. The Nextdoor creators claim the major difference is that this social network is private. Their goal is to provide you and your neighbors a trusted place to talk…

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Acri Uses Social Media for HOA Communications

Getting Started – A Guide for HOA Member Communications

In 1970, there were only 10,000 communities with homeowners associations, but by 2016 that number had swelled to more than 323,000 communities that were home to some 69 million residents, according to the Foundation for Community Association Research. Association leaders use a variety of methods to get information to residents, and a number have turned to social media to do…

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Duties of a HOA Board President

Effective Strategies for Choosing an Association Reserve Specialist

Whether your association board works with a professional manager or self-manages the association, it’s likely that the board will still need the services of other professionals like a Reserve specialist. The Reserve Specialist provide unique skills, should partner with the board, and will provide invaluable resources to your association. Working With Professional Partners: The Reserve Specialist Reserve Specialists prepare studies that…

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Acri Community Realty the Perils-of Hiring a-Cheap HOA & Condo Management Company

A Guide To Hiring Your Professional Management Company

Many associations employ either a community management company or a professional community manager to direct association operations. How To Ensure Your HOA Gets The Best Return On Their Investment It’s essential that you find a qualified manager with whom you can work productively. A professional association manager will help the board preserve assets, maintain property values, establish continuity, and provide…

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