Why You Need a Professionally Managed Acri Commercial Realty INC. Association Website

It’s not news to hear all of the “free website” offers. Free sounds like a great deal until the site goes down or worse yet is hacked. Making the site is just the beginning. There is so much more that goes on behind the scenes. In this article we are going to point out those “unseen” yet critical website components that require knowledge, time, training and education.  The average person simply cannot implement, nor have the time to learn, what …

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Apathy – The Largest Problem HOA Boards Face

Apathy, as described by Webster’s Dictionary, means: “a lack of interest or concern.” It’s a chronic community association problem could it be that owners bought the point of sale jargon? “Enjoy worry-free living… all of your problems are taken care of… you don’t have to worry about a thing… someone else maintains the property for you…This property has professional management… Never do any yard work….” Many HOA Boards have a difficult time recruiting owners to be on The Board. In …

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Go Beyond Your HOA Insurance to Cover the Interior of Your Dwelling

Your homeowner’s association membership covers a lot of community elements, from landscaping to repaving the parking lot, to repainting the exterior of your condo unit. Aside from the roof and common-facing areas of the unit, however, little else is covered by the blanket insurance policy that your dues help cover and your personal property still needs to be protected. Luckily, finding discounts and reasonably priced policies to cover your possessions and the interior of your unit is quite simple; all …

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How to Offset Low Interest Rates on HOA Reserve Funds

With traditional reserve investments such as money markets and one-year C/D’s yielding almost no return and with inflation still chugging along, many Boards are considering riskier investments to capture a higher yield. Is the economy strengthening? Are we on the brink of disaster? Or does the truth lie somewhere in between these two extremes? Strategies to Maximize Association Reserve Funds Do not put your reserve funds at risk but employ several cost-effective techniques for asset management. Go longer term on …

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5 Secrets Great to Property Management Services

Great property management services are like a movie production. There is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes. The director needs to have the artistic skills to stage the scene; the right contractors to build the set and the actors need to know the part.  Hiring the right studio to develop and market the production turns critics into fans. Think “Hollywood Style” to unlock the 5 secrets to great property management. Behind the Scenes with Acri Community Realty – …

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