I’m always monitoring the online reviews for Beacon Management – usually on Yelp, Google and others. I was very pleased to stumble upon these great reviews recently posted on YP (the online version of the Yellow Pages), a site I've never monitored before. Mark J.11/11/2014 - I have received excellent advice to handle various aspects of... Continue Reading →
Sorry. For the record, I'm disclosing that I'm biased in my opinion about self managed community associations. Unashamedly. Unapologetically. There I said it. It's hard not to take a stand when I see the potential repercussions from a homeowner or condominium association taking on the challenges, responsibilities, and yes, the liabilities, that come with overseeing a non profit corporation which is exactly... Continue Reading →
Several Beacon employees enjoyed a night of conversation and goal setting at the Atlanta Women's Network event at The Buckhead Club. Through the guidance of a life coach, we each created our own Vision Board using images and phrases that impacted us personally. You need a roadmap in order to reach your destination!
If you live in a condominium or a community with a Homeowners Association, you are aware that you will see a recurring charge to cover Condo or HOA expenses. In many ways, both fees are essentially the same and help fund the maintenance and upkeep of the community. The Association can use these fees differently... Continue Reading →
A Condominium is a type of property, usually attached, where owners own their unit and a portion of private land that sits on the facilities such as swimming pools, surrounding landscape and clubhouses. All Condo buildings have associations policies governing the condominium project, allocation of routine maintenance costs, and collect monthly, quarterly or annual... Continue Reading →
Assessments – commonly known as HOA dues - are the lifeblood of any Homeowners and Condominium Association. Each association has different policies. This is why it’s wise to ask for a list of the HOA rules and regulations. In general, these are some of the costs that can be covered by HOA or Condominium fees:... Continue Reading →
Laura Balser and her husband, Matt Smith, bought a penthouse condo for $2.4 million at the W Residences in downtown Atlanta in 2009. For the next three years, they remained the lone occupants of the 74-unit tower. Because the concierge desk was fully staffed, "we got treated like rock stars," says Lt. Col. Smith, a... Continue Reading →