Posted on 3/11/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
One of the most important functions you can perform as a board member is to create policies for your HOA and then consistently enforce them. HOA regulations need to be adhered to by all members including the board members.
Posted on 3/4/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
If you’re considering joining an HOA this year, you’re not alone. Every year, hundreds of homeowners across the Twin Cities experience the benefits of joining a homeowners organization.
Posted on 2/25/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Home-sharing and short-term rentals have substantially increased over the last decade since websites like Airbnb.com have come of age. Short-term rental services work by connecting people looking for places to stay for one to three nights with homeowners who are willing to rent their home or a section of their properties. The phenomenon is proven to be successful and does not look to go away at all. It’s also important to note that since it’s a free market with no industry standards, there are no government or organizational regulations placed upon it at this time.
Posted on 2/18/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Without proper management, communication issues can cripple an HOA and cause a broad spectrum of problems. For this reason, it is wise to hire a property management company, such as Gassen, to keep things organized and everyone informed.
Posted on 2/11/2019 2:16 PM By Gassen Companies
Now that 2019 is underway, it’s time to enact the HOA policies you’ve set in place. What you’ll soon find out is how these policies will alter your reserve study. Although we’ve helped you update your reserve study this year, you’ll no doubt experience some surprises.
Posted on 2/4/2019 2:12 PM By Gassen Companies
Did you know you can assess where the possible hazards are in your rentals by looking at your reserve study? If you can identify areas where safety is an issue, you can formulate a plan to prevent accidents before your new tenants move in.
Posted on 1/28/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
If you’re considering joining an HOA this year, you’re not alone. Every year hundreds of homeowners across the Twin Cities join HOAs and are experiencing new benefits every day. If you are currently managing an HOA and need professional help, Gassen provides experienced property management. We love working with HOAs. Here are nine reasons why:
Posted on 1/21/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
One of the most critical tasks you can perform as a board member is to create policies for your HOA and then consistently enforce them. HOA regulations need to be adhered to by all members including the board members. Failure to implement policies leads to chaos and tension in the organization. It can also lead to lawsuits and conflict that would otherwise be unnecessary. If you need help developing policies, including financial matters such as fees and expenses, Gassen can help you define the regulations and enforce them as required. Contact our office today for a consultation.
Posted on 1/14/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Without proper management, communication issues can cripple an HOA and cause a broad spectrum of problems. For this reason, it is wise to hire a property management company such as Gassen to keep things organized and everyone informed. Below are some reasons why HOA boards have difficulty with communication and why property owners have strained relationships with their tenants. If you need to improve the communication model in your HOA, contact us today.
Posted on 1/7/2019 10:45 AM By Gassen Companies
By their very nature HOAs affect property values. The question is whether the values increase or decrease. Much of that is in the hands of the HOA. Property owners and managers also have a substantial effect on the market value the condition of the property over time.