For many people it’s hard to understand why a homeowners association would ever need to hire a property management company. After all, isn’t the home association supposed to be running everything and making sure that things are okay? In actuality, a home association does have a responsibility to make sure that the property is maintained so that they property values are preserved, but at the same time they are allowed to hire out and get help when required.
It’s the same situation that parents face when both the father and the mother work full-time jobs. Parents are supposed to keep the house clean for their kids but when they are working they may not have the time or the energy to devote to this responsibility. They may hire a cleaning company to come in once a week to keep the house clean. It’s much the same with a homeowners association. There is only so much time in a day and, to keep things up to par, a management HOA company may be required. City Property understand this, and has top services to offer Arizona HOA companies.
The Homeowners Association
Since the members on the board are volunteers, it’s safe to say that they are busy running their own lives and won’t always have the time to deal with the variety of issues that can come up. It’s amazing how things happen in waves. One day the elevator door gets stuck, the light in the party room won’t turn on (no matter how many different bulbs are put in the socket) and the central air conditioner gets a leak. While things generally run smoother than that, there are instances where a homeowners association can’t stretch itself far enough to handle all of these minor emergencies in a timely fashion.
Staying in Communication
With a large community it can be very difficult to stay in communication with all members and listen to their concerns. While you may be sending out a monthly newsletter, people on the other end often want to have somebody that they can reach out to when they have questions or concerns. When you have a property management company working with the association, a tighter line of communication can be established and maintained. This is good for everybody and can only help bring the community together and keep the residences looking sharp.
A Third-Party Outlook
At times there can be problems arising between residents and certain members of the board. A property management team can act as a third party without having any type of bias on either side. This means that enforcement of the rules will be consistent and will help avoid mounting tensions that can sometimes occur between the board of directors and certain residents. An HOA property management company can often act as a neutral ground between tensions and help them subside quickly.
Hiring a property management firm for a homeowners association just makes a lot of sense. Most larger communities have a management company that they are dealing with and many smaller communities are also now looking at the benefits of using a management firm for the reasons listed above. When you have a third-party property management team in place it seems to add a sort of stable sanity to the community that everybody, including the residents and the association, can appreciate.
City Property Management
4645 E Cotton Gin Loop
Phoenix, AZ 85040