Top Three Ways to Keep Algae away from Swimming Pools in Winter

Swimming pools are popular among condominium and gated community owners. While they see a lot of use during spring and summer, most San Bernardino property management contractors say that they are rarely visited between December and February, even with heated water and other features such as communal saunas and steam baths. Because of this, pool maintenance falls to a yearly low as well. Because many property owners and HOA management providers neglect their swimming pools during winter, algae growth starts to set in after a few weeks. It is true that algae grows slower in cold weather; however, slow growth... Read more »

Spring Cleaning on HOA-managed Properties

As soon as winter ends, Southern California property management companies start getting busy with spring cleaning. Winter, with the rain and snow it brings, leaves behind a ton of damage, especially for older, poorly-maintained communities. It also brings a ton of debris, such as fallen branches and rocks strewn about the property. One of the first things property managers do is to conduct an inspection of the premises, coordinating with housekeepers and grounds maintenance personnel in removing loose debris. In the case of Southern California, winter tends to be a wet and windy season, with snow and frost in some... Read more »

Keeping Pests out of HOA-managed Properties

When it comes to dealing with winter pests, LA HOA management companies have it a bit easier, as they don’t have to contend with stray wildlife such as opossums and raccoons. However, this doesn’t mean they can relax, as there are other common winter pests that can ruin the experience of homeowners and tenants alike. Winter is the dormant season for insects such as mosquitoes and ants, so these two pests should not be a problem. However, holiday celebrations usually result in a supply of leftover food. Scavenging pests, such as mice, rats, and cockroaches, immediately try to get into... Read more »

In LA, HOA Management Software Can Help Automate Critical Tasks

For many homeowners’ associations in LA, HOA management can be a stressful job. There are so many factors and issues to look into that you need automated help to get things done faster and more efficiently. This is where HOA management software comes into play. Simply put, HOA management software are tools that you can use to manage your properties easier. Here are some software worth looking into: AssociationVoice is a cloud-based HOA management software designed to assist HOA communities and building managers with communications, accounting, and daily management functions. C3 is an HOA management software solution that is available... Read more »

Community Association Management in Riverside, CA

SoCal Property Enterprises is committed to providing reliable community association management in Riverside, California. It’s important to trust a reputable company with managing your properties, or else run the risk of spending more money on inadequate services. The team is trained in customer service, construction and maintenance best practices, financial accounting, collection services, and vendor selection and management. You’re assured that professionals are handling your property. Other services we offer include professional training for board members and officers. This means orientations for newly elected board members and seminars for association treasurers. Programs on financial accounting services for accounts payable accounts... Read more »