Using Technology to Improve Condo Association Communications


Communications is a core function of a Condo Association.  Technology has made communications even easier.  Everyone is connected, and there are numerous ways a Condo Association can tap into the opportunities.  Despite this advantage, often there is a struggle when it comes to using technology to improve Condo Association communications.   For our final installment of this series, we are yet...

Three Ways Technology Improves Condo Associations


Although there may be reasons that community Associations are resistant to change, Condo Boards need to get with the times.  If your goal is to lead a better Condo life, you’re going to need to utilize 21st century technology.  This might be anything from electric car charging to modern communications.   There are many ways technology improves Condo Associations. Today we are joined by Andrea...

Three Condo Association Predictions for 2018


Coming off a relatively strong showing for predictions in 2017, we’re going in hot for Condo Association predictions for 2018!  This year we’ve got something new, something old, and something sinking.  Will they come true?  We have no idea, but predictions are always fun!   Note – there are affiliate links on this website to Amazon as examples of products.  Better Condo Life does not...

Second Half 2017 Condo Association Short-Term Rentals News Roundup


If there’s a topic that is guaranteed to make the blood boil, it is the issue of Condo Association short-term rentals.  The battles over Airbnb, VRBO, and others have continued in community Associations throughout the year.  Considered a nuisance by many Owners and a profit center for others, this topic has raged throughout the year.  Here is a Condo Association short-term rentals roundup for the...

The Importance of Using Technology In Condo Associations


Technology has been transforming our society and an incredibly rapid pace.  A smartphone has comparable computing power than all of the NASA computers that sent a man to the moon.  And smart phones are now used by over 200 million people.  Despite this rapid adoption in nearly every aspect of our life, for some reason community Associations struggle with technology.  Oddly, you just don’t...

Four More Condo Association Website Ideas


In the current age, having good digital outreach is a must.  One key way to improve Owner engagement is to have a strong website.  Maintaining a website is easy, but ensuring that you have compelling and useful content is the challenge.  Here are four Condo Association website ideas to help you take your content to the next level. Address Book If you live in a large Condo Association, you might...

Tips for a Great Condo Association Newsletter


Having good communications is one of the keys to a successful community Association.  There are a variety of ways you can engage with your Owners – whether it is short-form social media or longer-form newsletter.  Here are some tips for a great Condo Association newsletter. Get Your Newsletter Professionally Designed Visual appeal can be the difference between an Owner picking up your...

October 2017 Condo Association News Roundup


October has come and gone.  While trick-or-treaters might be done for the year, the October 2017 Condo Association news roundup has signs that marijuana and Airbnb might just be here to stay.  Whether your community considers these tricks – or treats – is up to you.  Enjoy the articles in the October 2017 Condo Association news roundup! Condo boards will face uphill battle in banning marijuana...

Choosing Condo Association Social Media Platforms


Social Media can play a powerful role in expanding your communications strategy for your Condo Association.  While there are certain well known sites, like Facebook and Twitter, there are also many others which could add value.  However, your time is precious, and every site takes up either staff or volunteer time.  You need to make sure you choose your Condo Association social media presence...

July 2017 Condo Association News Roundup


Happy Summer!  Hopefully your Condo Association is having plenty of social events (link) to celebrate the weather.  While summer can bring a lull, there is plenty going on in the July 2017 Condo Association news.  There are updates on Michigan’s new Airbnb tax that was covered last month (link).  There’s good advice on a proper checklist for Owners altering their homes or properties.  And...

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