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Our Office Is Hiring!

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Our office is hiring an Office Assistant! We are a full service Community Association Management company located on South Hill Puyallup. We are a tight knit, hardworking team that is driven by our company values, and we are in search for our next staff member, but it must be a perfect fit. Are you the […]

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New Reserve Law, What’s a “Significant Asset”?

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By Evelyn Dufford, PCAM Washington State now requires that the majority of Homeowners Associations have a Reserve Study.  There are three ways in which a Homeowners Association would not have to have one.  They are; 1.  Communities have 10 or fewer homes, 2. The cost of a Reserve Study is greater than 5% of the […]

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Tax time for Nonprofit Associations?

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By Evelyn Dufford, PCAM Yep, its tax time and we’re all anxiously awaiting W-2’s and 1099 statements.  But what about Community Associations?  Aren’t they a nonprofit? Yes and No. First the Yes. In the eyes of Washington State and most other states Homeowners and Condominium Association as corporations that are registered at the state level […]

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New Fast Track Class Added

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Due to popular demand, a second Fast Track Class has been added;  April 7th at 9:00 am. This class will cover everything the evening Board Orientation classes cover, just in a 3 hours.  The number of participants is limit to assure the quality and comfort of the class. Sign up now to insure your place […]

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Legislative Update HB2513 / SB6325

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We are nearly one month into the legislative session and with the first significant deadline just passed; the WSCAI LAC is monitoring the following bill. There are several deadlines that bills need to meet before the last day of the 60 day regular session, scheduled for March 2.  All policy bills must have been reported […]

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Spring 2012 Class Schedule Announced

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Association Services announces our class schedule for this spring. We are excited to be offering a new class to our list of offerings. It is a one day intensive for those Board Members who can’t make it during the week. This class will cover the same topics as our evening classes for each of the […]

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The True Cost of Managment

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By Karen Savereux, CMCA So, what is the true cost of self-management? One of the most common comments we address when we talk to potential clients is, “We can’t afford professional management”. Is this really true? Let’s take a closer look. If we delve a little deeper into what it takes to run an association, […]

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Giving – The Reason for the Season

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This holiday season, the employees here at Association Services wanted to help make a difference. Each year, the office adopts a family for Christmas. We all pitch in money and buy gifts and presents for a family in need. This year, however, we wanted to do something in addition to adopting a family. Something bigger. […]

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When People Partner Together…

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Right now, many of our associations are facing the same question: how do we get people to pay? The answer is simple: get them involved. Homeowners need to feel like they’re a part of something before they can take ownership. When Homeowners take ownership, they feel a sense of pride and want to help care for their community.

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Back to School Gets Help from AS Staffers

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Our office sits right across the street from an elementary school in the Puyallup School District.  Every fall we watch as the activity picks up in the late part of August and the beginning of September.  First the office staff and then the teacher cars start to fill the parking lot. Finally the big yellow […]

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New Reserve Law for Homeowners Associations

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The Revised Code of Washington 64.38 was amended this spring to include Reserve Accounts and Reserve Studies for Homeowners Associations. We are in the process of understanding how this will affect many of our associations, large and small. Look for more information in the months to come. This will now need to be a consideration as […]

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Association Services New Summer Hours

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Association Services will have new summer hours.  These new hours will be in effect until Labor Day. Monday – Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm Friday                           9:00am to 3:00pm We are available for emergencies by dialing 253 840-1200 extension #404.  Please leave a message and your call will be returned.

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Welcome Lisa Zahn, CMCA to Association Services

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Lisa is the newest addition to the Association Services family as a community manager.  She comes to Association Services with over 13 years property management experience. Her experience includes four years managing condominiums and homeowners associations. She has managed everything from very small communities to large homeowner associations with over 1000 units. She also has […]

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Board Member Resources

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Web Links Community Associations Institute Washington State Chapter of Community Associations Institute Cagianut & Company, CPA Community Association Underwriters Revised Code of Washington Old Act Condo Condominium Act (New Act) Homeowners Associations Community Building An active community is a great accomplishment. To keep the peace and harmony in a community is a gob well done. […]

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Board Member Education Classes

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President / Vice-President Class April 16th, 2013  6:30pm Association Services Office Secretary Class April 23rd, 2013   6:30pm Association Services Office Treasurer Class April 30th, 2013      6:30pm Association Services Office Evening With The Board May 7th, 2013   6:30pm Park Plaza Best Western Hotel, Puyallup WA Sign up here to join our free […]

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Is your Community Effective?

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Our Communities say they are 98% satisfied with our service. Surprised? We aren’t.

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[toggle title_open=”Board Members” title_closed=”Board Members” hide=”yes” border=”yes” style=”default” excerpt_length=”0″ read_more_text=”Read More” read_less_text=”Read Less” include_excerpt_html=”no”] “Thank you Association Services! We’re not even done with month 3 with your company and I have seen such a huge difference with the attitude in our neighborhood!” Board Member Ridge View Homeowners Association “Association Services team is VERY knowledgeable. They […]

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Enhancing Great Communities is our Thing. How can we enhance yours?

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Celebrating 15 years of Enhancing Great Communities!

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Our unique business model allows us to help your community become a worry-free, great place to live, maximizing your time to spend with your family, friends & life in general. Welcome home to an Association Services Great Community with you guessed it –one friendly, knowledgeable team! Rules? Your association rules are important to your property value […]

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