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Condo Directors Alliance

We are pleased to announce that due to current and past members of clients we have helped, we are instituting… CONDO DIRECTORS ALLIANCE Meeting the first Thursday of each month. AT: 303 34th Street #202 (Howard Hanna Oceanfront office) FROM: 6:30 to 8:00 PM October 3, 2019 meeting – “New […]

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Maintenance, Maintenance, Maintenance!

For those of  you who follow my blogs, “Maintenance, Maintenance, Maintenance” is my mantra! Following my “monthly rule” of walking the property and/or directly during or after a service, you must have knowledge of the work being done or simply, you are a creating a long term expensive problem. We […]

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Investing Reserves

One of our very first accounts was a 10 unit community. As you know, our company advocates investing reserves. At that time, Towne Bank stock was selling for $11 to $13 dollars per share. So, we started purchasing $50.00 a month from funds. Sadly about 3 years into our investing, […]

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Battle of the Condo Neighbors

One of the most popular blog posts on our website is “Everyone Community Has One.”  Sadly some communities have more than one.  I received a call from one of my favorite board presidents regarding neighbors who live next door to one another who are always “at” one another.  One owns […]

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Snowed In Condo Jail?

Dear Clients and Friends, Getting out of “snowed in condo jail” without a pass, will be in order today! Without exaggeration, our office received several calls from Condo dweller’s who wanted to know why their parking lot and steps were not cleared!  Simple folks, you have a Board or manager […]

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EVERY COMMUNITY HAS ONE . . . OR (GOD Forbid) A FEW!!

You know . . . that weird man or woman neighbor that must always create chaos! When I created the CONDOMINIUM ADVISORY GROUP for the Hampton Roads Realtor Association, we decided it should be open to the pubic.  For several months our group was inundated with complaints from owner/residents regarding […]

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Residents oust condo association board members

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A contentious relationship between a Virginia Beach condo association and its residents ended with a vote Thursday night to replace the board members. “A group of us owners finally had a special meeting, and we voted to remove the present board from their positions,” said […]

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VB condo owners want answers on where fees are going

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Some Virginia Beach condo owners want to know where their money is going. Every month they pay dues for a pool and tennis courts, but now they’ve been told those amenities are off limits. “It’s aggravating,” said condo owner Alan Rankin. “It’s so irritating. Where is our money going?“ […]

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The Truth About Condo Ownership

Owning a condominium home has so many benefits:  no mowing the lawn, no pushing those heavy trash cans to the curb, no prospects of poison ivy while weeding flower beds….BUT! Did you realize when you purchased your new condo, or if you intend to purchase, you are/will be in partnership […]

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