Posted on 3/23/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
With the sunlight finally beginning to feel warm again, the unmistakable feeling of spring has entered the air. For some people, this can mean a sudden itch to get outdoors. While for others, it can mean a need to relax, and while for others, a fierce drive to start spring cleaning! There’s a reason why the term has stuck around in our language as long as it has. There’s something about warming weather that can make you want to dust off, declutter, and start completely anew. Why not adopt this line of thinking for your HOA?
Posted on 3/16/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
If you’re a new resident in an HOA neighborhood, or your neighborhood has recently started an HOA, all the terminology thrown around can be confusing. Of course, you might know what words like “president” and “treasurer” mean outside of an HOA context, but what about the inside of it? What do these positions do? And what’s the deal with HOA boards and property management services? Don’t they essentially do the same thing? It all can feel so overwhelming.
Posted on 1/20/2020 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
If you’ve poked around our website, you may have noticed our page “The Gassen Difference.” Indeed, the way we run things is slightly different from many HOA management companies. Our being different is a good thing; it enables us to provide one-of-a-kind, individualized service, while also setting us apart in the industry and giving us the tools we need to help your neighborhood shine.
Posted on 10/28/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Proper HOA management brings tight social bonds and financial stability to neighborhoods everywhere—and it all starts with the board of directors (or the board, for short). These are community members who volunteer their time, through online property management or otherwise, to help the HOA make decisions that keep the community healthy and strong.
Posted on 8/5/2019 8:14 AM By Gassen Companies
If you’re a new member of an HOA or are just familiarizing yourself with the industry in general, you may have seen the term “property management services” appear quite a bit. What, you may wonder, does this even mean? The term can suggest anything from real estate management to online property management. Furthermore, some property management companies use the term to mean many of these things at once—and then they won’t tell you exactly what they mean. No wonder you may be confused!
Posted on 3/11/2019 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
One of the most important functions 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.
Posted on 10/29/2018 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
By working with numerous property owners across Minneapolis, Minnesota, Gassen has learned the value of ongoing property inspections. Whether you own a condominium, apartment complex, or some rental homes, a property inspection can help you protect your investments and ensure tenant safety.
Posted on 8/20/2018 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
Your reputation as a business owner hinges on how well you develop your business relationships with your partners, vendors, and the public at large. Although your property management company can take care of aspects of your reputation, a lot of it depends on you.
Posted on 7/23/2018 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
To maintain a well-run HOA, you need accurate and timely financial data. When it comes to making decisions for your community, monitoring your income and expenses is critical. At Gassen, we recognize the importance of meticulously-kept finances. That’s why we offer accounting services in addition to our property management solutions.
Posted on 5/28/2018 4:00 AM By Gassen Companies
As a property owner or Homeowners Association (HOA) board member, it is essential you keep your accounting records updated throughout the year. At Gassen, we offer a variety of accounting services such as property management, the organization of tax records, and the tracking of incoming revenue and outgoing expenses. We design our services to help you keep your records accurate and updated. Let’s look at some ways we make accounting easier for you.