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Top 5 Benefits of Hiring HOA Management Services

System - Wednesday, March 2, 2022

HOA management services have helped homeowners' associations across the nation manage the legal, property value, and safety aspects of living in a restricted community for many years. It's a tough job otherwise. 

So tough, in fact, that HOAs spend around $32 billion per year just to have someone else handle it. In this article, we discuss the five benefits that make hiring HOA management services worthwhile. Let's begin! 

1. Protects the Community

The first way HOA management services can be beneficial is with safety and sensibility. An HOA board usually consists of community members, who are fulfilling their responsibilities in their free time and for no pay. 

They don't necessarily have the time to ensure safety concerns are met. Nor are they able to police every single thing that another community member does with their properties. A third-party HOA management service can ensure outside threats are monitored and addressed, while property modifications are handled responsibly. 

2. Makes It More Outwardly Appealing

An HOA service works with the purpose of improving property values. They do this by ensuring that properties are properly cared for. 

In part, that means yards and weeds are addressed in a timely manner. But it also goes beyond that to how aesthetic and safety issues pertaining to the property itself are handled. 

Properties that follow the protocols help overall values. This can pay dividends should property owners decide to join the sales boom currently going or use their properties to generate revenue.

3. Keeps Financials Secure

HOA services mean adhering to accounting principles. Not every community member who's part of the HOA board will be qualified or able to handle the financial demands of an HOA. 

Any time money changes hands between an individual and an organization, the organization is under an obligation to properly account for those funds. That brings with it certain legal requirements that can be hard to grasp for the layman. HOA services have the skills and knowledge to manage these aspects of running an organization. 

4. Legal Expertise Goes With the Territory

Real estate laws are not easy to navigate. That's especially true when you have a full-time job, a family, and other obligations. Turning management over to a qualified third party means gaining access to their legal experience without having to hire an attorney separately.

HOA management services are a one-stop shop with many responsibilities. That goes for managing the property itself and doing so within the demands of local, state, and federal laws. 

5. Maintains Physical Safety

Relying on HOA management services also means gaining access to their property management capabilities. They're able to spot safety hazards with individual properties, monitor the premises to ensure all is as it should be, and safeguard the community against outside threats.

HOA Management Services Are Multiple Solutions in One

Homeowners' associations are bodies in need of many solutions that require expert training. Doing it all themselves requires a touch of serendipity, time, and money. 

Using qualified HOA management services means getting it all in one place. Are you looking for a one-stop solution in the Vancouver and Portland areas? Contact Invest West Management, LLC today to get started. 


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