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Self Managing Your Community Association Can Be as Risky as Harrison Ford Navigating a Plane

By |2019-03-25T10:49:59+00:00March 6th, 2015|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Condominiums, Atlanta Housing Market, Atlanta MultiFamily, Atlanta Property Management, Beacon Management Services, Commercial Property|

Sorry. For the record, I'm disclosing that I'm biased in my opinion about self managed community associations.   Unashamedly.  Unapologetically.  There I said it. It's  hard not to take a stand when I see the potential repercussions from a homeowner or condominium association taking on the challenges, responsibilities, and yes, the liabilities, that come with overseeing a non profit corporation which is exactly [...]

Beacon Management – Creating a Vision for the Future

By |2019-03-25T10:50:03+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Atlanta Apartments, Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Homeowner Association Management News, Atlanta Housing Market, Atlanta Housing Rebound, Atlanta Housing Sales, Atlanta Property Management News and Tips, Atlanta Real Estate, Atlanta Real Estate News, Beacon Management Services|

Several Beacon employees enjoyed a night of conversation and goal setting at the Atlanta Women's Network event at The Buckhead Club.  Through the guidance of a life coach, we each created our own Vision Board using images and phrases that impacted us personally.   You need a road map in order to reach your destination! Several Beacon employees enjoyed [...]

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 [...]

Beacon Management Services Topic of the Day: How Can We Save Money on Landscaping

By |2018-12-19T15:36:24+00:00January 19th, 2012|Atlanta Association Management, Atlanta Community Association Management, Atlanta Condominium Management, Atlanta Property Management, Beacon Management Services|

Landscaping Costs.....we provide three tips to help you reduce your landscaping costs. 1.  Do a request for proposal (RFP) from landscapers. "Our greatest savings came from creating a four-page request for proposal for lawn care and debris removal," says Patrick Hohman, a 23-year HOA president at the 40-unit Seneca Park Condominium Association in Louisville, Ky. "It [...]