News & Articles


Committing to Committees
Posted on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

With August already behind us, many of you know the 2019 budget season is already upon us. Managers have already begun to pull various financial reports in order to start compiling their budgets to present to their Boards of Directors.


Taking Amendments Digital
Posted on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

The HOA Industry, like many other industries, is always changing because of the rapid evolution of technology. Imagine, before the widespread availability of the personal computer in the 1980’s, office employees had to carry out day-to-day business with a typewriter.


The Common Team Goal
Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

As we enter the mid-year business with our associations and Boards of Directors, the AZCMS staff is preparing for our busiest time of year. With the budget season, the return of the winter visitors and planning for annual meetings, we are turning up the “teamwork”.


Association Reserve Studies
Posted on Thursday, June 7th, 2018

There are an estimated 342,000 community associations in the United States today and that number is growing rapidly, but only a small percentage of those communities have the financial protection provided through a professional Reserve Study to ensure the continued value of the common assets.


Board Responsibility/Budgeting
Posted on Monday, May 21st, 2018

The main focus of the Board of Directors is to uphold the property values of the community through fiscal planning and responsible spending.  It is incumbent upon all board members to make sure the assets of the community are protected and money is readily available to help protect those assets.


Communication Conundrum
Posted on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Communication between the association and homeowners, whatever form it takes, is a crucial part of successful HOA management. Consistent and open communication can mean the difference between a happy community and a mob of angry homeowners.