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Atlanta Condominium Owners Learn Simple Ways to Save on Their Insurance Premium

By |2018-12-19T17:36:45+00:00October 16th, 2013|Atlanta Apartments, Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Condominiums, Atlanta High Rise Condos, Atlanta Real Estate, Beacon Management Services, Condominium Construction Defects, Condominium News|

Insurance seems to be on everyone's minds these days.  And why not?   Premiums seem to be increasing while coverage for home and property is not.    Beacon Management Services recently held an informative meeting for one of its properties with representatives from a major insurance company to discuss the topic of the day. A major point of [...]

Beacon Management Chosen Awarded Popular Atlanta Condominium Development

By |2019-03-25T10:50:06+00:00August 23rd, 2013|Atlanta Apartments, Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Housing Market, Atlanta Housing Rebound, Atlanta Housing Sales, Atlanta MultiFamily, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Real Estate News, Beacon Management Services, Commercial Property, Condominium News, Masterplanned Communities|

Beacon Management Services was selected to manage White Provision Residences, a new high rise condominium developed by Jamestown Properties. Located at the corner of 14th Street and Howell Mill Road in midtown Atlanta’s trendy Westside district, Beacon assumed management of the award-winning development on August 1, 2013. White Provision Residences was the winner of the [...]

Atlanta HOA and Condominium Companies and Reserve Studies: Part 2

By |2019-03-25T10:50:08+00:00July 25th, 2013|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News, Atlanta Housing Market, Atlanta Housing Sales, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Property Management News and Tips, Atlanta Real Estate, Atlanta Real Estate News, Beacon Management Services, Condominium News, Masterplanned Communities, Residential Property|

There are two components of a reserve study—a physical analysis and a financial analysis. During the physical analysis, a reserve provider evaluates information regarding the physical status and repair/replacement cost of the association’s major common area components. To do so, the provider conducts a component inventory, a condition assessment, and life and valuation estimates. A [...]

Atlanta HOA and Condominium Management Companies and Reserves Studies: Part 1

By |2018-12-19T17:18:50+00:00July 24th, 2013|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News, Atlanta Housing Market, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Real Estate, Commercial Property, Condominium News, Masterplanned Communities, Residential Property|

Community associations come in all sizes. They vary in age, amenities provided, and maintenance obligations.  Careful planning for future repairs and replacements is not only in the best physical and fiscal interests of the community association, it is required by law in some states. Maintaining a reserve fund not only meets legal, fiduciary and professional [...]

Atlanta Association Management Companies Should Follow These Basic Steps When Writing a Strategic Plan for Their Community

By |2019-03-25T10:50:09+00:00July 23rd, 2013|Atlanta Apartments, Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Condominiums, Atlanta High Rise Condos, Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News, Atlanta Housing Market, Atlanta Housing Rebound, Atlanta Housing Sales, Atlanta MultiFamily, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Property Management News and Tips, Atlanta Real Estate, Beacon Management Services, Commercial Property, Condominium News|

 Plan development is the first component of strategic planning. During this stage, the following steps should be completed. 1. Assess the association’s history and significant accomplishments. Develop a history of the association. List important milestones that brought the association to where it is today. In order to help visualize how the association has changed over the [...]

Atlanta Condominium and HOA Management Companies Can Help You Find and Keep Board Members

By |2019-03-25T10:50:11+00:00July 21st, 2013|Atlanta Apartments, Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta High Rise Condos, Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News, Atlanta Housing Market, Atlanta Housing Rebound, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Property Management News and Tips, Atlanta Real Estate, Atlanta Real Estate News, Beacon Management Services, Commercial Property, Condominium News, Masterplanned Communities|

Today it is more important than ever to have a well-thought-out succession plan in place for your association’s board of directors.  Your condominium or HOA management company should help craft a succession plan that requires a thoughtful planning process.  It should consider a new board member’s competencies, experience, background, and fits with your existing board. In addition, board [...]

Beacon Management Services Chosen to Manage Atlanta Condominiums

By |2018-12-19T17:08:53+00:00July 13th, 2013|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News, Atlanta Housing Market, Atlanta Housing Rebound, Atlanta MultiFamily, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Property Management News and Tips, Atlanta Real Estate, Beacon Management Services, Commercial Property, Condominium News|

Beacon Management Services was selected to manage a major, mixed-use development on Peachtree Road in Buckhead.   Built in two phases, the project consists of two condominium towers called The Aramore and The Astoria at the Aramore, street-level restaurants, retail and office space.  Beacon assumed management of the entire development on June 1, 2013.  “We’re delighted to have [...]

Beacon Management Services Topic of the Day: Does Your Condo Building Meet the New Fannie Mae Insurance Guidelines?

By |2018-12-19T17:04:25+00:00April 27th, 2012|Atlanta Apartments, Atlanta High Rise Condos, Atlanta Housing Sales, Atlanta MultiFamily, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Real Estate, Beacon Management Services, Condominium News|

On December 28, 2011, Fannie Mae issued new insurance requirements on the condos securing the mortgages it will purchase. Here we give you a feel for the rules and discuss whether it's smart for your HOA to speak to an insurance broker to determine if your master insurance policy meets Fannie Mae's requirements. Why Should [...]

Beacon Management Services Topic of the Day: Really? Atlanta on the Same Par as Detroit?

By |2018-12-19T16:58:30+00:00February 12th, 2012|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News, Atlanta Housing Market, Atlanta Housing Rebound, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Property Management News and Tips, Atlanta Real Estate, Atlanta Real Estate News, Beacon Management Services, Condominium News|

Atlanta certainly has taken a beating in the local and national media over the past week.  The latest Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index report was released, ranking Atlanta second only to Detroit, with a price index of 88.93, down from a high of 136.47 in mid-2007. This represents the fourth straight month of [...]

Beacon Management Services Topic of the Day: Is Atlanta’s Largest Condo Going Rental?

By |2018-12-19T15:40:26+00:00February 2nd, 2012|Atlanta Apartments, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Condominiums, Atlanta High Rise Condos, Atlanta Property Management, Atlanta Property Management News and Tips, Atlanta Real Estate, Atlanta Real Estate News, Beacon Management Services, Condominium Construction Defects, Condominium News|

An affiliate of a Miami real estate company has reached an agreement to purchase the remaining unsold condos in Midtown’s 401-unit The Atlantic tower, according to sources familiar with the transaction. Crescent Heights is the buyer, according to sources. It’s unclear whether Crescent Heights will try to sell the remaining Atlantic units or convert them [...]

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