Property Management Blog

PMI Properties offers world-class management services

Looking for a team of experts to help you with your property management needs?PMI can help free-up your time and reduce your stress!Property Owners, Investors and Association Residents usually want to avoid the day-to-day operations, collections, maintenance calls, scheduling contractors, follow-ups and other common “headaches&rdqu...

Leaky Condo?

Leaks and water damage in a condominium can stem from various sources: The water heater or bathtub overflowing in the upstairs unit. Maybe roof damage or a pipe that burst, or a variety of other reasons.Depending on the source of the issue, different parties may need to get involved:Affected Residents and Owners of the Units Upstairs &...

Condo Associations: Something “Special” … But Not So Welcomed!

“Special Assessments” are those dreaded charges that condo associations impose on owners to cover expenses not included in the annual budget.We all know the impact that time has on the physical condition of buildings (and people too!). Structural deterioration inevitably occurs on an ongoing basis at every condo association.&...

Condo Associations… Are They Good For You?

Residents in Condo Associations (also known as Homeowners Associations or HOA’s) are required to follow certain rules, but these “mini governments” provide many perks... here are some:1. THEY PROVIDE SERVICES THE CITY OR TOWN CAN'THOAs often pay for exclusive services that go above and beyond what you get from your...

Frozen Pipes Can Burst and Make a Big Mess!!

Here’s how to prevent it…Cold temperatures can cause water pipes to freeze and burst ... this can create serious flooding and damage. The best prevention against frozen pipes is to keep them above the freezing point.Be sure to follow these 6 simple steps will prevent frozen pipes.1) Allow the Faucet to Drip: A small drip will...

Why You Should NEVER Hire an Unlicensed Contractor for Your Property Projects

Contractors need to put a lot of time, effort and money to obtain a license, including getting proper insurance and surety bonds. Licensed contractors have more expenses and therefore tend to be more expensive.Should I go with the Cheap / Unlicensed Contractor? NO!!Here are some reasons why:1) Licensed contractors want to be legit and inc...

Keep Summer Fun and Safe!

Managers and residents in communities everywhere should have an emergency plan in place in the unlikely event of any kind of natural disasters:HurricaneTornadoEarthquakeBlizzardFlood Associations should also have a plan for reacting to other types of emergencies, like incidents or accidents that can happen at any of the community areas:Po...

Detect and Prevent Theft, Fraud & Embezzlement in HOAs

Condominium associations are frequent targets of embezzlement and fraud.Large sums of money and lax controls make it attractive to commit this kind of crime.Embezzlers manage to steal $100,000 and sometimes more than $1 million over the course of 1 to 5 years.How to DETECT Fraud & Embezzlement in HOAs?Watch for Red Flags:Spend rate ex...

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

To help county residents reduce the number of mosquitoes on their property, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert have announced the availability of free mosquito control products:Mosquito Dunks®: Come to the Health Department, Building D, 50 Sanatorium Road in Pomona, Mondays &n...

Enjoy the BBQ!! but follow these 10 safety tips...

GAS GRILLS Liquid petroleum (LP) gas or propane, used in gas grills, is highly flammable. Each year about 30 people are injured as a result of gas grill fires and explosions. Many of these occur when consumers first use a grill that has been left idle for a period of time or just after refilling and reattaching the grill's gas contai...


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