Category: Management

Management
2016 December Vulnerable Residents

Multifamily residential buildings provide both privacy and community. Privacy, because a recluse in New York City can have almost anything delivered to his door and thus never have to leave the sanctuary of his apartment; and community, bec…

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2015 December Storm Maintenance and Cleanup

Florida is well known for sunshine, amusement parks, vacations, and a retirement destination. But there's another side to the Florida lifestyle that's not so popular, and that's the extreme weather that comes with hurricane season.  Sporadi…

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2015 February Pets or Pests?

Whether they consider themselves dog people, cat people, or exotic bird people, millions of condo residents in Florida own companion animals. Florida residents may love their furry family members but not all association boards and managers …

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2015 January Staying Competitive in Management

As the condo market continues to heal after the setback it experienced during the financial crisis of the mid-aughts, many management firms and independent property managers throughout the area are looking for ways to distinguish themselve…

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2015 January Educational Resources for Managers

The best property managers realize they don't know everything. To be successful, a manager must stay abreast of new legal developments, new building technology, and a host of other specialized areas—as well as best practices in association…

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2015 January Mastering Management

“Individual commitment to a group effort -- that's what makes a team work; a company work; a society work; a civilization work.” - Vince Lombardi, Green Bay Packers Coach Legendary Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi left…

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2015 January Hiring New Management

There is an old adage claiming that “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” This is not a happy thought for a board or association looking to change property managers or firms. To go through the turmoil involved in replacing…

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Management
2014 December Staff Safety & Security Training

A fire breaks out in a condo building; A broken water pipe floods several floors; A resident collapses with a heart attack on the tennis court; An intruder roams the premises with criminal intent; A huge alligator settles in for a nap on t…

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2014 December Dealing With Vacant Units

It’s a sight that's more familiar in Florida co-op and condo communities than perhaps any other region nationwide: multiple unoccupied units. Depending upon the neighborhood, this may or may not be a bad thing, since some communities have …

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Management
2014 November Getting Rid of Pests

Pests are a part of life—wherever there are people, vermin of one kind or another are sure to follow. This is particularly true in a subtropical environment like that of Western and Central Florida. These insect pests are not merely gross.…

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