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How HOA Rules & Regulations Can Affect Your Budget

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.

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Healthy and Safety Guidelines for HOAs

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.

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Why You Should Join an HOA in Minneapolis

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:

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Why You Need to Enforce the Rules in Your Homeowners Association

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.

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Gassen Newsletter

Gassen Newsletter

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The Gassen Way - Fall 2018

The Gassen Way - Fall 2018

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How Lack of Communication Can Hurt Your HOA

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.

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High Property Values: Your Most Powerful HOA PR Tool

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.

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How to Find Dependable Vendors in Minneapolis

Repairs and maintenance are a regular part of owning or managing a property. Thus, when something needs repairs, you have to call a professional to fix it. The most challenging part of property management is finding the right company to do it for you. Identifying prototypical contractors with experience, skill, reasonable rates, and dependability can be something of a hassle.

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HOA Winter Maintenance Checklist

Winter is here in Minnesota. That means preparing all of your condos and homeowner properties for the impending snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. It is vital that you protect your property and keep your residents safe throughout the entire season. You may have several items on your list already, but below are some of the most crucial projects you should undertake to manage your property.

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