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Homeowners Associations Increase in Popularity with Residents

By |2021-10-11T19:25:10+00:00October 11th, 2021|Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News|

Home sales continue to be strong in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic with roughly 27% of Americans now living in a community with a homeowners association (HOA) or planned community. According to the Foundation for Community Association Research, the overwhelming majority (89%) of homeowner and condominium association residents rate their overall experience living in [...]

Good Neighbor Stories: Real Life Examples of Homeowners Making a Difference During COVID-19

By |2021-09-20T14:39:16+00:00September 20th, 2021|Beacon Management Services|

As the coronavirus pandemic has unfolded during the last 18 months, we have witnessed unprecedented times along with sadness, fear, and uncertainty. Fortunately, we have also seen the best in people materialize in unexpected places. Strangers bonding over a good deed, local businesses holding fundraisers for their employees and neighbors helping each other in small [...]

Beacon Management Services Promotes Michael Dubas

By |2021-09-16T16:12:39+00:00September 16th, 2021|Atlanta Community Association Management, Beacon Management Team|

Beacon Management Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Dubas to Vice President of Management Services. In his expanded role, Dubas will develop and implement strategic operational initiatives for the company as part of the executive team. He will also continue to oversee a division of community association managers and be responsible for [...]

How to Determine Maintenance Responsibilities in Community Associations

By |2021-08-25T20:37:31+00:00August 25th, 2021|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Beacon Management Services|

This is one of the most frequently asked questions involving community associations. It can come up at 2 a.m. after a dishwasher flood has damaged four units; when a townhome development is re-roofing and owners want to know who will pay for the work; when an owner's uninsured contractor makes a hole in a pipe [...]

Learning from the Olympics: How to Welcome Diversity in Your HOA

By |2021-07-30T14:54:34+00:00July 30th, 2021|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News|

Every two years during the Summer and Winter Olympics, countries of the world gather for what could be some of the most remarkable cultural experiments of the time. It is a fascinating juxtaposition of extreme nationalism and ultimate respect for people from all cultures and ethnicities as they compete to win gold. The lesson for [...]

Female Business Owner Hikes Machu Picchu to Benefit BlazeSports

By |2021-07-21T17:11:52+00:00July 21st, 2021|Beacon Management Team|

Lisa Simmons, President of Beacon Management Services, begins her 3rd Annual “Moving Mountains” hike to benefit BlazeSports America on August 6, 2021. This year’s hike takes Simmons to Peru, where she will climb Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. “I’m proud to represent BlazeSports on this adventure,” said Simmons. “This [...]

Homeowners Associations Popular with Homebuyers

By |2021-06-30T15:59:43+00:00June 30th, 2021|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Real Estate News, Beacon Management Services|

A notable housing trend resulting from strong home sales in 2020 and 2021, is a preference by American homebuyers for community associations, also known as condominium and homeowners associations (HOA). According to the Foundation for Community Association Research, the number of new condominium and HOAs nationwide is expected to increase by 4,500 this year, and [...]

Beacon Management Services Chosen to Manage The Phoenix on Peachtree

By |2021-06-22T19:06:26+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Condominiums, Atlanta High Rise Condos, Condominium News|

Beacon Management Services is pleased to announce it was chosen to manage The Phoenix on Peachtree, a luxury high-rise condominium in Buckhead. The Atlanta-based property management company will provide comprehensive management and maintenance services to the 27-story high-rise building located at 2881 Peachtree Road. “We are honored that the Board of Directors at The Phoenix [...]

Miss Congeniality and Other Winning Personality Types that Improve Any HOA Board

By |2021-06-14T16:19:59+00:00June 14th, 2021|Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta High Rise Condos, Atlanta Property Management, Beacon Management Services|

There are many types of personalities that can hinder your Homeowners Association Board. But it doesn’t take much to turn around a bad situation, as the same personalities could be your best allies. Evaluate each of your HOA board member’s personalities by seeing if they fall into any of the following categories. Then, start aligning [...]

Getting Clear About Architectural Standards in Community Associations

By |2021-05-26T14:34:38+00:00May 26th, 2021|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News, Beacon Management Services|

One of Atlanta’s leading property management companies, Beacon Management Services stays on top by delivering comprehensive data, advice and a workforce that serves our clientele. We love to show our clients how to tackle problems and provide real-time solutions. Since many homeowners struggle with a community association, we have provided some explanations, examples and potential [...]

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