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Tips for living healthier in Arizona and keeping those resolutions

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What is your New Year’s resolution for 2022? Sure, you can make changes anytime, but there’s something about the new year that gives everyone a fresh start and that extra boost to make changes in your life.We know it can be difficult to just jump right into a new lifestyle, especially after you spend a couple of weeks lavishin...

Create community with a centralized bulletin board

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As a community manager, one of your responsibilities is to make sure your residents are as happy and comfortable as they can be. One way to do this is to facilitate communication with your residents.It’s not easy to create a sense of community. People lead busy lives, so few people know their neighbors, and even more so, in Arizona,...

It’s cuffing season in Arizona! Check out these three area date ideas for you and your sweetheart

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As the temperatures finally begin to cool down, the Phoenix area opens up to offer even more exciting adventures than ever before. Sure, there might not be snow or cozy fireplace nights, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other romantic venues to explore.Maybe you’re hoping to find that special someone this season. We kn...

6 tips to help prevent burnout on your Phoenix-area HOA

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Burnout: Physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress.It’s human nature. Those who serve in organizations and associations of all types, including HOAs, sometimes encounter the reality that a few people shoulder the burden for the whole group. The goal-oriented types who tend to take on more than they should can sometime...

‘Tis the season for holiday adventures in the Phoenix Valley area

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Ah, the holidays. Close your eyes and picture all the wonders: Delicious meals and treats with friends and family. Sitting by the fireplace sipping hot cider or cocoa overflowing with marshmallows. Spending some quality time lounging around watching holiday movies.But sometimes, you just want to get out of the house for a while. Ready to ...

Cultivating a strong sense of community

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As a member of the HOA, your responsibilities go beyond enforcing rules and regulations. In fact, of arguably far more importance is your standing as a community leader. Your attitude and outlook has potential to shape the way others feel and act. You have the responsibility—and the power—to create the culture and bring p...

Delicious Fall soups made with local ingredients

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It’s the first full month of Fall, and that means soup is officially on the menu! While our part of the country doesn’t experience the October temperature dips the way other parts of the country do, it’s still a great time of year to make the most of fresh farmer’s market ingredients to make some delicious seasonal...

Delegating made easy

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It seems nowadays everyone is pressed for time and resources, and the work of HOA board members is no exception. There are only so many hours in the day and only so many people you can lean on. That’s why delegating is an important skill for HOA board members to develop. Knowing how and when to lean on fellow members and others &mda...

Enjoy fun fall events in the Phoenix area

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We typically think of spring as the time of new beginnings. But this time of year is also full of fresh starts and opportunities for adventure right where we live. As September’s temperatures start to cool down from summer’s heat, it’s a great time to enjoy what’s waiting right outside your door. In fact, some of t...

Planning for future expenses in your HOA community

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An HOA-managed community is bound to have emergency expenses pop up from time to time. Some examples of these types of unexpected issues include things like flooding from sudden heavy rainstorms or a landslide that damages roads or walkways. Another example would be something like a burst sprinkler pipe leaking into a shared space. Obviou...