Posted on 4/8/2019 2:32 PM By Gassen Companies
The keys to a successful HOA board meeting is careful planning and efficient execution. Board members must be able to conduct a meeting in such a way that everyone feels they benefited from being there. Therefore, if you want to conduct a productive meeting, follow these tips below:
Posted on 3/25/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
HOA boards must address challenges and issues that arise due to conflicts between members and board members. Situations will arise in which members disagree about important issues. For this reason, HOAs and other organizations must draw up contracts to ensure that all members adhere to policies, procedures, and regulations.
Posted on 3/18/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
HOAs place a lot of priority on property values. Property owners and property managers can partner together to not only avoid low property values but also build equity over time.
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 2/4/2019 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 1/14/2019 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.
Posted on 12/10/2018 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Dealing with difficult people can test your nerve in any setting. Trying to get along with a neighbor in your HOA, however, can sometimes take the challenge to the next level. There are many reasons for this, but one of the most important reasons is that we take ownership of our neighborhoods. We take responsibility for them, and we count everything that goes on in an HOA personally.
Posted on 12/3/2018 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
When we discuss HOA planning, what we’re talking about is budgeting for 2019. If you are a board member of your HOA, you know that this can be a long, grueling process. Even if there are several men and women on your board, you may find that they have limited knowledge on how to properly budget for an HOA. Gassen property management can help you with your budgeting through our many tools and resources so that you can be ready to hit the ground running January 1st, 2019.