Posted on 1/13/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Accounting property management, online property management, and general property management services can all make a huge difference for your HOA this year.
Posted on 1/6/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Take it from a property management company: spring building maintenance should be at the top of your HOA management’s spring to-do list.
Posted on 12/30/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
As HOA management, you want what’s best for your members. Period. However, during leaner financial years, it can be difficult to always afford top-quality services. You might, after viewing portfolios and weighing your options, think about going with an unlicensed contractor to get your HOA’s needed work done. If their work in the past hasn’t been bad, you’ll probably come out okay, right?
Posted on 12/23/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Condominiums, though smaller than full-sized townhomes and other units under HOA management, can be the perfect housing solution for many people. Generally speaking, lower mortgage payments, coupled with a built-in community and typically convenient location, makes them ideal for anyone from the first-time real-estate buyer to the aged individual looking for a retirement community. Condos really are the unsung heroes of housing!
Posted on 12/16/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Your HOA depends on timely payments of its members’ dues in order to function. One late payment and suddenly the neighborhood as a whole is in debt to contractors or other maintenance companies! Moreover, if money isn’t available, these services won’t get done. On a large scale, this can mean a decrease in property values and resident satisfaction—the two things that a HOA neighborhood is supposed to ensure the growth of.
Posted on 12/9/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
It’s December, and holiday joy is in full swing! However, even while your HOA is busy celebrating and spending time with family, as a board, it never hurts to begin springtime preparations. The earlier you begin to plan, the easier the process will be once the ground defrosts and actual work begins. Spring cleaning is hard enough; it’s important that you work ahead.
Posted on 11/11/2019 8:45 AM By Gassen Companies
Homeowners associations (HOAs) are run for the benefit of those who live there; that’s an indisputable fact. By maintaining property values and building communities through events and amenities, HOA management hopes to make living in the neighborhood as fulfilling as it can be for everyone who lives there—not just the board or specific residents.
Posted on 11/4/2019 11:42 AM By Gassen Companies
Homeowners associations (HOAs) are much more than amenities and fancy landscaping. They allow communities to grow close in a way that few other organizations can, and they provide a certain measure of financial security that’s needed in an ever-changing economy. Gassen, a Twin Cities HOA management firm, explains in what respects an HOA neighborhood is better than non-HOA neighborhoods.
Posted on 10/21/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
If you’re visiting a property management services website, you might already know what an HOA is: a governing body that has the legal power to maintain the public areas of any given neighborhood. You probably also know that HOAs set and enforce rules and regulations (known as Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions, or CCRs for short), and that they also will collect mandatory dues that go solely towards the community; board members generally are volunteers.
Posted on 10/14/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
On the surface, many HOA neighborhoods can look like effortless pinnacles of perfection. With well-manicured lawns, public amenities, and tight community bonds, it can seem as though that HOA has miraculously captured utopia in a bottle.