Four Software Necessities for Community Association Management in 2024

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In the ever-evolving landscape of community association management, leveraging cutting-edge software is imperative for revenue growth, homeowner engagement, and the overall bottom line. But what in software is a nice-to-have, and what’s a must-have? It’s not the same answer as it was in 2022, that’s for for sure! So as we step into 2024, let’s […]

Mid-Year Switch? Why Evaluating Software Halfway Through the Year is Actually a Good Idea

You’re halfway through the year, which means it’s time to reflect, reevaluate, and reignite your organizational goals. And if you’re fully on track to reach all your goals with respect to acquisition, profitability, and more, it’s not likely that you’re considering a change to the way you’ve been running your business. But let’s be honest; […]

Eight Questions You Must Ask When Evaluating Your CAM Software Options

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Making a decision about the software solution you use for your community association management company isn’t just about crunching numbers and pulling reports. Your software determines the workload of your management team, the customer service your homeowners receive, and the revenue opportunity your organization has to gain. That’s no business owner would take this decision […]

The State Of HOA Reserve Funding In 2023

New year, old problems? That seems to be the case, at least when it comes to one of the most relevant topics of the last two years: reserve funding and reserve studies. In the wake of the tragedy at Champlain Towers South came a crop of new legislation and regulations around residential building maintenance, and […]

Simplicity Matters: Why HOA Software Needs To Be More Intuitive Than Customizable

Remember the original installation wizards of early computing days? There were dozens of steps, and while most of the time you could get away with simply clicking “Next >” over and over again, many wizards required some level of real technical understanding. Those wizards got way more complicated before they got simpler, because customization was […]

How Boards Can Improve Their Communities Through Technology

In early 2022, CINC conducted a survey of community managers, management company executives, and board members throughout the country, with the goal of determining the State of the Community Association Management Industry. The feedback and responses indicated several common interests amongst community association trustee boards, including acquiring highly-specialized (but potentially unnecessary) technology. The community association management industry […]

New School Year = New Board: Preparing For Your Board Elections Now

For many parents, it’s the most wonderful time of the year (remember that commercial from the 90s?!) Kids are heading back to school and schedules are returning back to normal. While January is usually the epitome of the “new year, new you” model, back-to-school means back-to-work for many. Within a community, this is also the […]

Are You Thinking About HOA Security The Right Way?

In early 2022, CINC conducted a survey of community managers, management company executives, and board members throughout the country, with the goal of determining the State of the Community Association Management Industry. The feedback and responses indicated several common concerns for the future of the CAM industry, and highlighted a variety of interesting issues including the desire […]