5 of the most Received Complaints by Property Managers

5 of the most Received Complaints by Property Managers

Do you ever wonder what are some of the top complaints a property manager hears from association members? After reading this article, I hope you realize that these issues are often easily corrected by being a kind and considerate neighbor. Here are five of the...

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How Will Inflation Affect Your Budget?

How Will Inflation Affect Your Budget?

Now that we are in the heart of the budget season for 2023, it has been more difficult this year trying to keep assessment increases down. The effects of the pandemic, supply chain issues, and employee shortages with vendors have resulted in inflation hitting our...

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Homeowner ParticipationMakes Better Associations

Homeowner ParticipationMakes Better Associations

As an owner of your home, you are a member of an organization, and there is more to it than just paying your monthly assessments. It would be best if you familiarized yourself with your Governing Documents. If you are unsure what...

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Can a Homeowner Really Do That?

Can a Homeowner Really Do That?

Can a homeowner really do that? This article will discuss common circumstances that arise in community associations. Always remember that not all community associations are alike, and you should always consult the governing documents for your Association and the...

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Keeping your contact information up to date!

Keeping your contact information up to date!

When living in an association, it is imperative always to keep your management team updated on your contact information. Your management team needs to reach out to you for many reasons, and we want to ensure you always have up-to-date information on your association....

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Disposing of Large Items and Recycling Tips

Disposing of Large Items and Recycling Tips

With summer starting this week and the nice weather outside, many of us will do a lot of cleaning and purging old items around our place. While this makes us feel good to do some deep cleaning, please keep in mind the rules and regulations of your association. Keep a...

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12 Tips to help with your move

12 Tips to help with your move

The time has come, and you are moving in or out of your unit. Since this is not something we do often, we wanted to remind you of some proper move-in/out etiquette. Not all of these items will pertain to every situation but are all excellent common practical items we...

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Spring is Here… Be A Good Neighbor

Spring is Here… Be A Good Neighbor

Now that spring is here, and we have made it through another long Chicagoland winter, it's time to look forward to spending more time outside. It is also time to do spring cleaning and plan for your summer projects. Your property management team is working on...

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Advantage Management Holds CAI’s Highest Accreditation

Advantage Management Holds CAI’s Highest Accreditation

The Community Association Institute (CAI) is an international membership organization dedicated to building better communities. With over 40,000 members, CAI has 63 chapters worldwide, including Canada, the Middle East, and South Africa. CAI provides information,...

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Fiduciary Duty and Your Board

Fiduciary Duty and Your Board

When an owner agrees to serve on a condominium board, one must recognize that they take on additional legal responsibilities and obligations. On the other hand, when electing board members, you expect them to be on their best behavior and think of the needs of the...

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