25
APR
2016

Because No One Lives Forever

At the time of this writing I am saddened by the upcoming loss of someone I knew and loved many years ago, and for the loss of someone I never knew but loved.     2016 has been a rough year for those of us who listen to music or watch movies. It doesn’t matter what genre of...
18
APR
2016

The Trials and Tribulations of an Ever Growing Company

We recognize it has been a long time since we posted a blog but here but we are have turned over a new leaf; seems we haven’t left much unturned in the past few months. Our little company of four employees has grown to nine office employees and a maintenance team of five; that’s...
16
OCT
2014

It’s All in the Details

How detailed are you? How many questions do you ask? How many angles do you look at for one problem? Recently I found I was asking myself these questions. Being in property management there are a million things going on at once. Sometimes I want to take the path of least...
28
JUL
2014

PROFORM WHY

Earlier this month, I was asked to give a presentation about Proform. I have spoken to this group about management and what we do at Proform a few times before, but I have never really talked about why – why we are motivated to help people make the most of their...
21
JUL
2014
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Do you have the insurance YOU need for your condo?

Anytime you purchase a home in a condo building your lender has to have proof of 100% Replacement Value insurance carried by the HOA aka Hazard Insurance. Each HOA’s Declarations state what each community is required to carry for insurance from Hazard to D&O to Fidelity and...
14
JUL
2014
Maintenance Bubbleman

Hi Ho Maintenance!

  Oh Maintenance! We are more than the flesh and blood you see before you. Yes pretties, We are also all the little things around us that make it possible for us to show up where we do, and not, where we don’t. Oh Maintenance. We are loose knobs falling off, running...
07
JUL
2014
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Curious George Hires a Management Company

Many investors, new and seasoned alike, eventually turn to a management company for help. Usually, they are just burnt out, tired of the late-night phone calls and constantly visiting the property to solve problems. Sometimes, they have no idea what they are doing and need some...
30
JUN
2014

Time tracking

When you hear the words time management what do you think of? For me it reminds me of structure, steps, action, and then after following through, having an extra 10 hours in my day to kick back and relax in a stress-free world. The truth to managing time is simple: you can’t....
23
JUN
2014

Unprofessional HOA Management: Making the good ones look bad

Recently I transitioned two small properties from supposed HOA management companies I have never heard of; this is not surprising, there are a ton of them out there. What is surprising is the amount of sheer unprofessionalism and lack of desire to assist the prior client...