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NEW IRS 1099 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR PASSIVE OWNERS

Gregory S. Brown; National Apartment Association
EDITED Wed, 05 January 2011 11:20:41 EST
Passive property owners will be subject to new 1099 rules.

COST EFFECTIVE ADS FOR TENANTS

Sheldon Greenholtz; Kenneth Jaffee Advertising
EDITED Mon, 15 November 2010 05:28:47 EST
When recruiting tenants, repitition is more important than ad size.

TIME MANAGEMENT

Wendy Murray; FEMV, CMCA, LCAM; Association Services of Florida
Thu, 28 October 2010 04:25:21 EDT
Keeping commitments is integral to your integrity. Use these tips to "manage time."

POWER WASHING vs. SOFT WASHING

Jim Chesmore; JC Power Wash, Soft Wash & Roof Cleaning LLC
EDITED Sun, 15 May 2011 07:30:06 EDT
Soft Wash can save time & money.

ASSOCIATIONS SHOULD BE AGRESSIVE REGARDING FORECLOSURES

Russell Robbins; Mirza, Basulto & Robbins
EDITED Wed, 01 September 2010 06:10:57 EDT
A flowchart that will help Associations understand foreclosure contingencies.

SAFETY ALERT REGARDING ANTIFREEZE IN RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLERS

Reprinted from National Fire Protection Association
EDITED Thu, 05 August 2010 09:56:54 EDT
Fatal fire raises concern about antifreeze

CALL LANDLORDS BEFORE APPROVING A TENANT

David Drescher, Master Landlords L.L.C.
EDITED Mon, 21 June 2010 07:07:58 EDT
Don’t spend money on credit, criminal and eviction checks until after screening current and prior landlords.

PLANNING FOR YOUR ASSOCIATION’S FINANCIAL NEEDS

Janet Romano; Florida Shores Bank
EDITED Wed, 16 June 2010 01:31:57 EDT
If your bank has a community association specialist on staff, this is the time to meet with your banker to discuss ways to get your money working for you

PROPER GUIDANCE FOR HURRICANE SEASON

Wendy Murray, LCAM, CMCA; Association Services of Florida
EDITED Wed, 09 June 2010 09:22:28 EDT
What a licensed CAM can do for you during hurricane season.

COMPLYING WITH EPA’s NEW RENOVATION, REPAIR & PAINTING RULE

National Apartment Association
EDITED Sun, 30 May 2010 09:47:40 EDT
EPA estimates 8.4 million renovation events will be impacted in first year.

PROPERTY MANAGER GUIDE TO ROOF CLEANING

John Redihan; Wash Safe Industries
EDITED Fri, 09 April 2010 08:47:25 EDT
Maintenance can prevent fungus from destroying roofs.

THE 2010 CENSUS: WHAT MANAGERS NEED TO KNOW

NAA; Americas leading advocate for quality rental housing
EDITED Mon, 29 March 2010 03:39:58 EDT
Property Managers advised to provide reasonable access to enumerators

TELEVISION/INTERNET/PHONE SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES KNOCK

Broadband Agreement Specialists, Inc.
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:10:31 EDT
Regulatory and technological changes herald new opportunities.

USING A PUBLIC ADJUSTOR FOR YOUR INSURANCE CLAIM?

Lisa Magill; Becker & Poliakoff
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:10:57 EDT
Larger settlements received when Public Adjuster involved in claim.

DO WE REALLY NEED COMMITTEES?

Joanne L. Willoughby, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, Association Services of Florida
EDITED Fri, 19 February 2010 01:04:50 EST
Help for today's workload; Training ground for tomorrow's Board Members.

TRUSS MARKING RULE

Jeff Rogo; FAA Government Affairs Director
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:11:18 EDT
Have a

GREENING YOUR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

Wendy Murray, LCAM, CMCA; Association Services of Florida
EDITED Mon, 08 February 2010 10:30:54 EST
10 practical ways to green a community

FANNIE MAE ANNOUNCES SPECIAL PROGRAM TO SUPPORT FLORIDA CONDO SALES

Lisa Magill; Becker & Poliakoff
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:11:35 EDT
Possible Relief from FNMA Guidelines

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS FOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

Wendy Murray, LCAM, CMCA; Association Services of Florida
Fri, 18 December 2009 07:08:47 EST
Proper planning is key to successful response.

EMERGENCY ALERTS - GO WIRELESS?

Trevor Blanc, LV Solutions, Inc.
Tue, 15 December 2009 01:06:27 EST
Wire can be conduit for lightning to your equipment.

HURRICANES & PROPERTY MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES

Law Offices of Lowenhaupt & Sawyers
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:12:05 EDT
Don't be found negligent.

MAKING CLAIM AGAINST SECURITY DEPOSITS

Law Offices of Lowenhaupt & Sawyers, (800)232-0558; (305)412-5636
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:12:26 EDT
The issue of security deposits is hotly debated between landlords and tenants.

FHA CONDOMINIUM GUIDELINES

Community Association Institute (CAI)
EDITED Tue, 01 December 2009 09:10:04 EST
New documents - FHA mortgage insurance and Condominium Associations

DECORATIVE ASPHALT VS. THE ALTERNATIVES

Jennifer Ragsdale
Wed, 11 November 2009 09:27:20 EST
A newer option is eleciting WOWS.

SERVICE/REPAIR WARRANTIES FOR AC, PLUMBING, APPLIANCES

David Venier,727-545-8731 www.fastofflorida.com
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:13:04 EDT
Finding a reputable provider for service/warranty could be a great idea.

COMMERCIAL HOT WATER SYSTEMS CAN SAVE MONEY

Dustie Zager, Zager Plumbing & Solar Inc.
EDITED Wed, 14 October 2009 06:05:30 EDT
Thanks to recent technology, solar hot water systems can cut costs.

SOME APARTMENT & CONDOMINIUM FIRE SAFETY TIPS

John Meyer, President Atech Fire & Security
EDITED Fri, 02 October 2009 11:26:05 EDT
Be Prepared! Plan Ahead for Everyone's Safety!

ASME A17.3 & YOUR ELEVATORS

Lee Rigby, Vertical Assessment Associates
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:13:34 EDT
A17.3 - Required upgrades and deadlines

CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS - MAGIC WORD IS “VALUE”

ORLY AMOR - EXECUTIVE ONE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT - http://www.e1pms.com/
EDITED Tue, 18 August 2009 07:24:41 EDT
VALUE takes into account not only the immediate cost of a product or service but also prevention and risk.

GOOD NEWS

Eviction Law Firm, 954-966-0881
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:14:32 EDT
Eviction fees reduced - thanks to SEFAA and FAA efforts!!!!

SOUTH FLORIDA APARTMENT MARKET

Marcus & Millichap
EDITED Fri, 16 April 2010 07:15:16 EDT
Radically low new construction, return of many from home-ownership to rentals and echo-boomers portend well for apartment rental sector.

TRENCHLESS PIPE EXCAVATION: ECONOMICAL, EFFICIENT and ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY

Paul Abrams, spokesman and public relations manager for Roto-Rooter Services
EDITED Tue, 18 August 2009 07:26:00 EDT
New technology allows you to replace or repair broken sewer lines without ripping up parking lots, destroying landscape and often killing trees.

INSURANCE and PROPER MANAGEMENT of VACANT BUILDINGS

by Linda Kelly
EDITED Tue, 18 August 2009 07:25:15 EDT
If you don't properly manage vacant units, insurance might become a problem.

RealUp MAKES AN OFFER COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL CAN'T REFUSE

By Steve Hirsch
EDITED Thu, 18 June 2009 05:22:54 EDT
New commercial real estate listing service incentivizes newcomers with plenty of freebies.

STANDING OUT ONLINE

By Mike Manning, VP Marketing, Loopnet
EDITED Mon, 15 June 2009 12:45:49 EDT
SEM and SEO - two important means for optimizing your website's profile.

ROOFING – GET THE RIGHT PERSON IN YOUR CORNER

By Shannon Duhon
EDITED Mon, 15 June 2009 12:46:20 EDT
When buying new commercial roofing, a proper RFP probably makes a lot of sense.

COINSURANCE - ARE YOU REALLY COVERED?

By Bob Peppe
EDITED Wed, 01 July 2009 02:50:21 EDT
Buying cheap is great but make sure not to set yourself up for a big insurance penalty.
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