Landscaping is such an important part of property management: a well-manicured community raises the quality of life for its residents and keeps property values high. Of course, hiring the right landscaper can be tricky for a homeowner or condominium association, especially when budgets are tight (and they always are).
Switching to a cheap landscaper might fit your budget, but be unreliable or do a subpar job. If that ever happens to your association, here’s what to do:
Acknowledge as a board [...]
Most condominium associations have a go-to contractor for maintenance and other handyman type jobs. Chances are good that this person does a quality job, is responsible, respectful, and friendly…which is why your association keeps them around for nearly everything.
And because this person does nearly all the maintenance and repair work on your building, they know every detail and history, making them seem like a true expert.
However, there will come a time when your building needs the type of [...]
Property management companies come in all shapes and sizes, but there’s one thing you should know: for the most part, all of them offer the same core set of services. They pay your bills, meet with your board, interface with homeowners, perform inspections, organize contracts and projects, and work with contractors.
Large or small, high tech or low tech, your property management company is the catalyst to ensuring your Association can run seamlessly, and continue to make your community a [...]
As the Greater Philadelphia real estate market continues its resurgence, more families are finding themselves in developments, buildings, or neighborhoods with condominium and homeowner associations. Which, of course, means the need to hire property management companies for maintenance and administration roles that support the Association’s board of directors.
Property management companies come in all shapes and sizes, but there’s one thing you should know: for the most part, all of them [...]