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Homeowners Association

5 Ways to Avoid Accounting Problems With Your HOA

Homeowners associations face several challenges when it comes to managing your finances. You have to stay on top of all funds coming in and going out, keep an eye out for fraud or embezzlement, and confirm you have a solid long-term financial strategy for the community. HOA board members don't always have a strong understanding of accounting for this type of organization, which can lead to mismanaged funds and other problems. Use these five tactics to avoid accounting problems with your HOA. 

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Streamline Property Management Using Accounting Services

There are few things in life that compare to owning a business. Even with a hectic schedule, the rewards of working for yourself as a property manager are far-reaching. But, what if you could streamline your operations, and focus more of your time on finding your next property? You can when you hire a property management company and leverage their accounting services.

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4 Reasons to Use a Property Management Company

As a property investor, you know that every minute of the day counts. With more time, you could easily expand your business and increase your profits. One easy way to expand your business and get more for less is by employing a property management company.

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What Factors Should You Look for When Hiring a Property Management Company

If you are looking to hire a property management company, you likely already know that you have lots of options. But you may wonder how you know whom to go with. Learning what factors to look for when hiring a property management company can help you find the right company for your rental property. Here are some factors to consider.

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Different Ways Property Management Companies Can Attract Qualified Tenants

When a property management company is looking to rent out a home for their clients, they spend a lot of time seeking out qualified tenants. Qualified tenants are more likely to pay their rent on time and less likely to trash the house. Late or non-paid rent and damage to the property can cost a homeowner a lot of money. However, attracting qualified tenants is not always easy. Here are a few of the ways that property management companies can go about attracting qualified tenants to their rental homes. 

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4 Unexpected Benefits of an Experienced Homeowners Association

Not every HOA is created equal: Some are new organizations presiding over new condos without much experience in managing property or people. Others have been around for many decades and have failed to keep up with the times and technology. The goal is to find a great homeowners association with both experience and innovation, because when an HOA knows what it's doing you get even more benefits – like these:

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Important Homeowner Advantages to Using an Online Homeowners Association

HOAs have changed significantly in the past decade: One of the most significant changes for owners and tenants has been not in how property is managed, but in how far technology has come. Today it's not enough for a homeowners association to have a basic web page with contact information. A truly "online" HOA offers a rich variety of tools and features to make life better for you. With Gassen, you have access to digital advantages like these:

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The 5 Signs of a Great Condo Development

What do you look for in a condo? Because condominiums tend to be both larger and more complex than apartment housing, picking a condo can prove more challenging. You can't just look at pretty photos and brochures – you need to know what a great condo project looks like on the ground. Here are the signs to watch for.

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