1. Home Security Systems vs. Property Security Cameras

    Feeling safe at home is a priceless feeling—but at what length will you go to ensure that your home and neighborhood are safe? Trimming trees and obstructing foliage and even updating your exterior lighting are simple improvements that can help make your home feel safer. But if you live in a townh…Read More

  2. Are Security Cameras Needed For Rental Properties?

    Whether you are a property owner or you work as a property manager—it is likely that your property and tenants’ security and safety is high on your priority list. The reality we face today is you never know when your property will be the target of destruction by a tenant or a vandal. Even though…Read More

  3. What Are The Different HOA Committees?

    If you are an HOA board member or a community manager, you know how complex and involved running an effective homeowner’s association is. Communications Center has developed an innovative association management software to help your HOA communicate and manage with their condominium communities. Li…Read More

  4. How (& Why!) to Join Your Homeowner’s Association

    There are millions of people in the United States who are currently living in apartments, condos, and single family homes governed by a Homeowners Association (HOA). These governing bodies help regulate the neighborhood, ensuring that a common set of rules are followed in order to protect home value…Read More

  5. 5 Ways Property Management Entices Buyers

    Think everyone hates HOAs? Think again! According to a national survey done for Community Associations Institute, more than 80% of respondents said they get a “good” or “great” return from their association, and more than 75% said that the HOA protects and even enhances their property values…Read More

  6. Building Community in Your Apartment Complex

    As a property manager, apartment property management software streamlines your daily tasks in leasing, rent, and maintenance, but building a community atmosphere in the complex can be challenging at times. After all, you’re on the front lines for these families, as one-third of the population live…Read More

  7. How To Have a Successful HOA

    Volunteering your time and services to a condo/homeowners association can be rewarding and satisfying, yet challenging at times. Residents and board members often may not see eye to eye on certain topics and make it clear they have different demands which make it difficult to balance. The sole purpo…Read More

  8. Bylaws and Legislation

    Condominium Corporations in are subject to Provincial legislation and also, their own specific Bylaws. Unfortunately, the many legislated provisions under these Acts of law are subject to little if any enforcement. Not all issues are of an internal nature. Municipal taxation and other regulations wi…Read More