Cyndi Sloop's Community Scoop

Real Estate Agent - Community Association Manager
A blog devoted to helping people learn more about Community Association Management.
The Sentry Office in Indianapolis welcomes our new District Manger, Todd Whitlock.  Todd has been with Sentry Management, Inc for 6+ years and comes to us from the Clermont, Florida office.  Please join me in welcoming Todd to Indianapolis. I am reprinting information from a letter that Todd Whit...
Being a Board Member on behalf of your association comes with responsibilities.  Below is a list of what is expected. All members of the Board serve the owners as Fiduciaries and must act in the best interest of all its members.  No officer of the corporation has the authority to make unilateral ...
It's Christmas Eve and many of us are finishing up our day at work, maybe running around for some last minute items or traveling somewhere to be with family and friends.  Whether your celebrating Christmas, Hanuka or maybe you don't celebrate, I still want to wish the Active Rain Community a Very...
Often when I tell people I'm a Community Association Manager I need to explain to them what I do. The short version could best describe me as the person that manages the common property and services of planned communities and/or condominiums through their homeowners' associations.  At my office, ...
Here in Indiana, one of the last things on anyone's mind is a swim in the HOA pool.  But on December 19, 2008, the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act will require all public and semi-public pools and spas to have anti-drowning drain covers installed on their drains. (This new law does ...
In today's economy almost everyone is feeling the money pinch and this includes most Homeowner Associations.  Now more than ever it is important to have a written collections procedure in place.   It's a good idea to have these procedures in place whether you are self-managed or have a management...
  In a recent article written by Matt Woosley, Indianapolis was named as the number one city with an affordable housing market in comparison to median income.Indianapolis, IN has a Median home price of $112,500.  Its Median household income is $60,383, which give us an affordable home sales ratin...
It's that time again when the Indiana State Fair returns with its Fairways full of "fair-foods", displays, animals and rides.  Celebrating our 151st Fair it's  here from August 8 - 19, 2007.  You will find there's a little of something for everyone.Looking for something fun to do with the family?...
If you live in the Central Indiana Area, specifically Marion County - Indianapolis, IN than you've probably heard all the turmiol over the recent property tax bills.  Paula Henry wrote a post Property Taxes in Indianapolis~A Solution and another Lockerbie Square For Sale in Indianapolis regarding...
Coming soon is the 11th Annual Indy Air Show at the Mt. Comfort Airport.  This year featuring the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels' Fighter Jet Squadron and several other performers.  There will also be helicopter rides available and you can even bring your camera.Tickets are available at the Mt. Comfort ...

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