Category: Management

Management
2012 January A Manager's Life

When your community, co-op or condominium building is externally managed, the bills get paid, assessments get collected, light bulbs get changed, and lawns get mowed. And believe it or not, it’s not little elves that take care of these …

Read More
Management
2012 January Revenue or Reduction

 It’s the same dilemma that single-family households across the United States are  facing: How much money can we afford to pay for the services we want? And  should we stretch ourselves thin, taking more out of our bank accounts to pay  fo…

Read More
Management
2011 December Keeping Current

 They are the glue that holds the whole process together, the ones who make sense  of the world for board members, for vendors and consultants and for the  families who make up South Florida’s condominium communities. They are community as…

Read More
Management
2011 November People Power

 Property managers handle a wide array of tasks from the physical to the  administrative. While many of these jobs are outlined in black and white (send  out monthly bills, attend meetings, file paperwork), one important component is  not …

Read More
Management
2011 July Community Manager Triage

“My refrigerator doesn’t keep the food cold.” “The child in the apartment above me screams and bangs the walls.” “Call the police. There’s a suspicious person walking through the community.” The foregoing lis…

Read More
Management
2011 July The Neighborly Thing

 When condo association budgets get tight, the logical approach is to cut  spending wherever it will hurt the least. No board or property manager wants to  reduce services or take away amenities, yet in the fallout from the Great  Recessio…

Read More
Previous 1 4 5 6