Posted on 2/17/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Learn to ask for help from a provider of property management services and HO management.
Posted on 2/10/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Learn some HOA management tips from a provider of property management services and online property management.
Posted on 2/3/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Wondering if an HOA is right for your neighborhood? An HO management company that provides online property management weighs in.
Posted on 1/27/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
We’ve all heard the phrase “there is no I in team.” This idea, to some degree, does apply to HOA management boards. While we here at Gassen believe that board members as individuals make a huge impact on their communities, it’s the function of the board as a team that really makes HOA neighborhoods shine.
Posted on 1/13/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Welcome to 2020! Doesn’t it feel strange to be on the other side of a decade? While it may feel a little weird, now is the perfect time to set goals—New Year’s Resolutions, of sorts—for the upcoming year for your HOA, be them long or short-term. As HOA management, we must all constantly strive to be better and to bring the best service we can to the homeowners and communities that support us, and whom we support in turn.
Posted on 1/6/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
In last month’s blog, we talked in a fair bit of depth regarding preparing your HOA neighborhood for spring landscaping. While we stand by the importance of this topic, it’s not the only thing your HOA will need to prepare for in the coming months. Exterior maintenance of community amenities and homes also should be a priority for your Minnesota HOA neighborhood. Winters are hard on buildings; if left unchecked, damage wrought by the snow and ice can lead to anything from moisture damage to mold infestation.
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.