Older Condos Resources
CNN Champlain Towers – Interview with Robert Nordlund, PE, RS
Following the tragic Champlain Towers South building collapse on June 24, 2021, Association Reserves Founder/CEO Robert Nordlund responds to questions about Reserve Studies in general, and the Reserve Study Association Reserves prepared for the association in early 2020.
“Older Condos - Part 1 | Lessons From Champlain Towers” Webinar
"Older Condos- Part 1" features a Q&A format with a panel of four subject matter experts: Robert Nordlund, PE, RS of Association Reserves, Adrian Adams, Esq of Adams | Stirling, PLC, Tim Cline, CIRMS of Cline Agency Insurance Brokers, and Kevin Davis of Kevin Davis Insurance Services.
“Older Condos - Part 2 | The Four C's of an Effective HOA Board” Webinar
Older Condos Part 2: the Board Response, with two subject matter experts addressing your current homeowner, board member, and manager concerns stemming from the recent tragic building collapse in Florida. Learn what you need to know to present an effective Board response (the 4 C’s of an effective board) and budget response (Reserve strategy), so you can respond appropriately, making the present less stressful and the future more secure.
Understanding Reserves – A Guide to Your Association’s Reserve Fund & Reserve Study
Understanding Reserves is a comprehensive Reserve Study guide for board members and community managers. Besides answering common questions related to Reserve Studies, we thoroughly address each facet of the Reserve Study process. From why associations should reserve funds to understanding the three key results of the study, Understanding Reserves is a quick read that will enhance your Reserve Study knowledge.
"Home Buying Tips from a Reserve Specialist" eBook
Everyone knows that “location” is one of the most influential factors in the value of a real estate transaction. But setting location aside, the value of a home in one of the nation’s 350,000 Association-governed communities is also affected by the prudent (or foolish!) decisions of the group of wise (or dysfunctional!) homeowners serving in volunteer positions on the AGC’s Board of Directors. Based on our experience preparing Reserve Studies for over 60,000 Reserve Studies throughout the United States, our free eBook “Home Buying Tips from a Reserve Specialist” breaks down the Top 10 Tips to keeping your association on track and financially healthy.
"Older Condos Part I: Q&A with Industry Experts" eBook
The collapse of Champlain Towers South, a 12-story condominium association in Surfside, FL, captured the nation’s attention because it was so unexpected and so deadly. In the midst of so many unanswered questions about what led to this tragedy, Association Reserves’ goal is to help associations respond effectively, and rise to meet the specific challenges of maintaining properties as they age. On July 28, 2021, a panel of four industry experts were brought together to address key issues and best practices so managers, board members, and homeowners can respond appropriately, making the present less stressful and the future more secure for their associations. The content of this eBook consists of questions asked by the webinar attendees and answers provided by our expert panel.
"Older Condos Part II: The Four C’s of an Effective HOA Board" eBook
The collapse of Champlain Towers South, a 12-story condominium association in Surfside, FL, captured the nation’s attention because it was so unexpected and so deadly. In the midst of so many unanswered questions about what led to this tragedy, Association Reserves’ goal is to help associations respond effectively, and rise to meet the specific challenges of maintaining properties as they age. We can’t change what happened down at Champlain Towers South. But we need to examine if there is something to learn from that tragic collapse that can help us all do a better job at our associations. Julie Adamen, management consultant of Adamen Inc, and Robert Nordlund, PE, RS of Association Reserves came together to address the four C's of effective board behavior and share insights about how you can learn the combined physical and financial condition of your association and keep your eye on the numbers that matter.