Call an Electrician

The guests are on their way, the food is cooked and suddenly the light over the dinner table goes out. A new bulb doesn’t fix the problem, and neither does flipping the switch that controls the light circuit in the fuse box off and on. You know the same light has given you trouble before, and you might think you even know the difference between that green ground wire and

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Know Your Rules!

Have you checked out your HOA’s covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs) lately? If not, now’s a great time to brush up on the do’s and don’ts of the community. For those of you who were unaware, CC&Rs play a crucial role in keeping the association running smoothly. CC&Rs are legally binding rules and regulations that each homeowner agrees to when he or she purchases a unit within the association. If

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Homeowner Rights & Responsibilities

As a homeowner in our association, you have certain rights-and responsibilities.  You have the right to:  A responsive and competent community association. Honest, fair, and respectful treatment by community leaders and managers. Attend meetings, serve on committees, and run for election. Access appropriate association records. Prudent financial management of fees and other assessments. Live in a community where the property is maintained according to established standards. Fair treatment regarding financial

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Some Positive News About Living in an HOA!

We’re confident that most residents are happy living in our communities—and we certainly hope you are among them. But how do the more than 62 million Americans who live in homeowners associations and condominium communities feel about their own associations? Are they happy with their elected boards? How do they feel about the rules? What about their association assessments? The Foundation for Community Association Research, an affiliate of Community Associations

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Beyond Lawn Care

Woody areas, meadows, creeks, and ponds are amenities that add value to our community. We are privileged to have a few of these because they increase property values, increase curb appeal, improve our ecological value, remove noise and wind, and lessen our energy bills. The accountability to preserve your natural areas goes beyond the abilities of your landscaping provider, so it’s up to you and your neighbors to correctly conserve

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Manager Receives Certification

Priestley Management Company is pleased to announce that Lauren Priestley has been awarded the Professional Designation Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA). The Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA®) is the only national certification program designed exclusively for managers of homeowner and condominium associations and cooperatives. The CMCA recognizes individuals who have demonstrated the fundamental knowledge required to manage community associations. To obtain the CMCA certification, a candidate must demonstrate

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PMC Earns Top Industry Professional Designation

Greensboro, NC- Priestley Management Company recently joined the elite group of community association management companies who have earned the Accredited Association Management Company (AAMC) designation from Community Associations Institute (CAI). Priestley Management Company is one of only 150 management companies nationwide who have earned the highest level of professional recognition in the community association field. CAI is a national organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, responsive, competent, community associations. Some 57

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Two More Managers Receive Certification

Priestley Management Company is pleased to announce managers Enza Johnson and Sheila O’Shay have been awarded the Professional Designation Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA). The Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA®) is the only national certification program designed exclusively for managers of homeowner and condominium associations and cooperatives. The CMCA recognizes individuals who have demonstrated the fundamental knowledge required to manage community associations. To obtain the CMCA certification, a

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Association Managers Receive Certification

Priestley Management Company is pleased to announce managers William Alexander, Karen Mason, Mary Milligan and Debbie Pennell have been awarded the Professional Designation Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA). The Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA®) is the only national certification program designed exclusively for managers of homeowner and condominium associations and cooperatives. The CMCA recognizes individuals who have demonstrated the fundamental knowledge required to manage community associations. To obtain

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