11 Important Features And Design Elements Of A Good HOA Website February 1, 2023 Bookmark and Share

A well-made homeowners association website does more than just present information. A great HOA website consists of thoroughly crafted, related modules that make HOA management easier.   What Characteristics Define a Good HOA Website? When shopping for a website for your association, it is important to consider its features and characteristics. What will make managing […]

Preparing Your HOA Community to Handle Winter Emergencies January 28, 2023 Bookmark and Share

Winterizing your community is likely something you’ve already discussed and begun the planning stages.  Beyond the steps mem Property Management NJ can take for winterization though, you can also be aware and ready for any winter emergencies in your community. Winter emergencies in an HOA mean that your residents may be in trouble. This may […]

Condo Frozen Pipes: Who Should Take Care Of It? January 22, 2023 Bookmark and Share

Condo frozen pipes are a common problem among many condo associations, particularly those located in colder states. But, is it your job to fix these pipes? Or, is someone else accountable for them? DEALING WITH CONDO FROZEN PIPES Every season has its range of weather-specific concerns for property owners and condominium associations. In the winter, […]

11 Ways To Ensure Effective Security In HOA Community January 15, 2023 Bookmark and Share

Most residents of HOA communities have the benefit of feeling safer and more secure than those in a public community. To ensure HOA security remains in tiptop shape, it’s crucial for HOAs to get the most out of their security measures. HOW TO IMPROVE HOA SECURITY IN YOUR COMMUNITY Homeowners association security continues to be […]

Judgments to Recover Delinquent Fees are Not Optimal January 3, 2023 Bookmark and Share

There are several reasons why money judgments may not be an effective way to collect delinquencies in homeowners’ associations (HOAs): In general, it is often more effective for an HOA to work with delinquent homeowners to find a resolution that is mutually beneficial. This may involve setting up a payment plan or finding alternative ways […]

May the new year bless you with health, wealth, and happiness. December 26, 2022 Bookmark and Share

     May the new year bless you with health, wealth, and happiness.

Merry Christmas December 22, 2022 Bookmark and Share

“I love Christmas. I receive a lot of wonderful presents I can’t wait to exchange….” — Henny Youngman

What Goes On In An HOA Annual Meeting? Tips For Having A Successful One December 5, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Although homeowners associations have varying rules and traditions, one thing that many have in common is the HOA annual meeting. But, what exactly happens in the annual meeting? And how can you improve yours?   WHAT IS AN HOA ANNUAL MEETING? The HOA annual meeting is a general meeting of sorts for the entire HOA membership. […]

7 Wonderful Ideas To Have An Eco-Friendly HOA December 1, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Many homeowners associations are moving towards sustainable practices and eco-friendly solutions in their communities’. If you want to be an environmentally conscious HOA, there are several ways to do so. For starters, here are seven wonderful ideas that will transform your community into an eco-friendly HOA. HOW TO BECOME AN ECO-FRIENDLY HOA Becoming an eco-friendly homeowners […]

Veterans Day 2022 November 11, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. For one day, we stand united in respect for you, our veterans. This holiday started as a day to reflect upon the heroism of those who died in our country’s service and was originally called Armistice Day. It fell on […]

WHAT IS A HOA BOARD RESOLUTION AND HOW TO CREATE ONE? November 10, 2022 Bookmark and Share

WHAT IS AN HOA BOARD RESOLUTION? Within the context of a homeowners association, a resolution is a formal statement created by the board relating to the policies and decisions of the board. It contains information on the purpose of the resolution and what action follows as well as where the board’s authority to make that […]

Happy Halloween From mem – A Must See ! “Click Here” October 25, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen. Voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!‘  

HOA Electric Car Charging Policy: Why Have One? October 6, 2022 Bookmark and Share

With the rise of electric cars in society, chances are you’ve probably seen a few of them in your homeowners association. Pretty soon, you will have owners of these vehicles approaching your HOA board to request the installation of charging stations. And, with that, comes the need for an HOA electric car charging policy. In this […]

Budget? Yeah… I Think We Have a Budget. September 14, 2022 Bookmark and Share

As a HOA manager I was often approached by potential clients, at their wit’s end with HOA issues. Often these issues were about financial issues. I would usually ask them about their budget. Far too often I would get a response like. “Budget? Yeahhh… I think we have a budget.” In most of these cases […]

How to Choose the Right Vendor September 7, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Here at mem Property Management Corporation, we understand that selecting a vendor to work on your Association can be stressful. As a Board Member, it is your job to approve this vendor and sign off on contracts, warranties, and invoices. That’s a ton of pressure! We’re here to take the load off of your shoulders…  […]

Tips from HOA Board: Are You Unknowingly a Noisy Neighbor? August 24, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Does your HOA board deal with noise disturbance complaints from members? Noise is an inevitable reality in a condominium homeowners association. Condominium dwellers live in such close proximity, it’s essential that all residents consider the effect that noise will have on their neighbors – especially when it comes to long-term considerations, such as deciding on […]

Who Can Attend HOA Meetings? August 15, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Who can attend HOA meetings? When it comes to annual meetings and board meetings, are all homeowners allowed to attend? Let’s find out. In this article: Understanding Who Can Attend HOA Meetings Of Spouses, Tenants, and Attorneys Open Meetings and Executive Sessions Restricting Attendance at HOA Meetings Can Homeowners Speak at HOA Board Meetings? About […]

Why Is A HOA Management Contract So Important? August 7, 2022 Bookmark and Share

The Board of Directors is used to dealing with homeowner association contracts for any type of goods or services needed by the association. Contracts are a standard practice so that both parties understand their specific roles and duties. That’s why a legitimate contract between you and your HOA management company is important too. From daily […]

mem Files for Trademark Renewal With USPTO August 1, 2022 Bookmark and Share

mem property management, recently filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) a Combined Declaration of Use and Incontestability Under Sections 8 and 15 to further strengthen the company’s intellectual property rights. “We are very proud of our brand and our company logo strongly demonstrates our commitment to servicing New Jersey Associations for over […]

HOA 101: Understanding the HOA Board of Directors & Its Role July 27, 2022 Bookmark and Share

To function correctly, an HOA must have a board authorized to act on the community’s behalf. Board members are volunteers who are elected to the position by other association members to handle a variety of tasks, including creating and enforcing guidelines, overseeing finances, and maintaining shared spaces. —and required—aspect of any homeowners’ association (HOA). Comprised of elected […]

CAN AN HOA PROFIT FROM FORECLOSURES AND FINES? July 20, 2022 Bookmark and Share

HOA PROFIT: IS IT LEGAL? In the eyes of the law, homeowners associations are considered nonprofit corporations. These associations’ primary function is to preserve the curb appeal and property values in the communities they handle. In the pursuit of this, HOAs will naturally require revenue to fund the various expenses associated with maintaining the community. […]

7 Night Driving Tips for Your HOA Community July 13, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Even if your homeowners association is generally well lit at night, the chances of risks are still increased after dusk as visibility decreases. For that reason, it’s important to make sure your community has some guidelines and warnings for living or arriving home at night. Here are some tips you can share with your HOA members: #1 […]

Pool’s Open! July 5, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Swim season is here. While your residents are excited about getting wet, it means more stress for you and your staff, especially if you don’t have good pool rules. For everybody’s health and safety, community association board members and managers need to make sure their pool rules are comprehensive, covering everything from guests, children, swimwear, […]

Happy Independence Day……. June 27, 2022 Bookmark and Share

“I always have the most fun on the Fourth of July. You don’t have to exchange any gifts. You just go to the beach and watch fireworks.”

Hiring The Best HOA Landscaping Companies May 28, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Proper landscaping can be integral to the success of your homeowners association. It helps boost property values and keep homeowners satisfied, but it also brings in more potential homeowners. Maintaining landscaping, though, is often tough without the help of the right HOA landscaping companies.   Looking for the Best HOA Landscaping Companies? Here’s How As […]

Get Ready for Pool Season! May 23, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Swim season is here. While your residents are excited about getting wet, it means more stress for you and your staff, especially if you don’t have good pool rules. For everybody’s health and safety, community association board members and managers need to make sure their pool rules are comprehensive, covering everything from guests, children, swimwear, […]

Everything You Need To Know About Condo Insurance May 18, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Unlike insurance for single-family homes — which is pretty much cut and dry — condominium homeowners insurance can be quite complicated. Why? Because as a condo owner, you need to think about insurance coverage for your unit as well as the insurance covered by your HOA. To provide clarity, here’s everything you need to know […]

How a Property Manager Can Help Moms This Mother’s Day May 6, 2022 Bookmark and Share

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we want to take a few minutes to honor all the Moms who work so hard to keep everything running smoothly. Whether their children are in diapers, college, or even grown adults, mothers continually put their children first, and help or guide them in any way they […]