Condo Renovation & Modernization

by Brandye Hubbs CMCA, AMS Senior Association Manager, Windermere Community Association Management Nestled along the Bellingham waterfront, near the historic Fairhaven district, condos and apartment buildings take advantage of the bay view, the gorgeous sunsets and the close walk to stores, restaurants and just about everything else one would need. Some were built in the…

Why a Maintenance Schedule is Important

From time to time, residents submit maintenance requests and become frustrated when something isn’t attended to immediately.   Part of the reason for the delay is that the association develops and follows an annual maintenance schedule, and the manager knows that the next month’s routine maintenance will take care of it.  We also use the schedule…

Why Do We Need Reserves?

Equipment and major components (like the roofs) must be replaced from time to time, regardless of whether we plan for the expense.  We prefer to plan and set the funds aside now.  Reserve funds aren’t an extra expense – they just spread out the expenses more evenly. There are other important reasons we put association…