2016 January
Focus on... Management

Management
2016 January What Size Management Company?

We live in a world of add-ons. Ever since the term super size was coined by the fast food industry back in 1994, the idea and its implications have spread to many aspects of the American lifestyle. We've become accustomed to “value-added el…

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Management
2016 January How to Evaluate Your Property Manager

Whether you're an executive of a multinational corporation or a cashier at the local supermarket, you probably receive a performance evaluation that assesses how well you're doing your job. Many property management companies may also do reg…

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Management
2016 January Improving Meeting Effectiveness

Maybe your child got in trouble at school, the dog had an accident on the carpet or a disgruntled call was received from a difficult client; whatever the reason, there are times when the last thing a condo board member or resident wants to …

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Management
2016 January Keeping the Lines Open

No one likes to feel left out or ignored. That is how condo residents may feel if they believe their board or managers are not responding to their requests or sharing enough information. What they may not realize, however, is that there can…

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Q&A
2016 January Q&A: Condo Parking Conundrum

Q. I live in a small condo association with limited parking. Our condo docs clearly state that each unit has one reserved parking space which is numbered with the same number as your unit.  The remainder of the parking spaces are clearly …

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Q&A
2016 January Q&A: What Constitutes a Quorum?

Q. My question relates to how meetings are being held and what percentage constitutes a quorum to hold a valid meeting of the board. Our the Articles of Incorporation state that a quorum is fifty-one percent of the total voting membership…

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