Thursday, December 8, 2016

South Carolina HOA Management Company, Association Management Group, Selected to Manage Briarcliffe Estates Neighborhood

  AMG to Provide Briarcliffe Community With Management Solutions  

(COLUMBIA, SC) Association Management Group, one of the Carolinas’ largest professional homeowner association managers, was recently selected to manage Briarcliffe Estates, a well-established neighborhood of 750 single family homes  in Elgin, SC, in the heart of the fast-growing northeast Columbia metro region. AMG will support the close-knit community of custom homes established in 1974 with financial services, including creating and managing contracts, procuring insurance, maintaining accurate financial records, collecting assessments and paying association bills.

“Unlike the cookie-cutter developments of today, Briarcliffe is a beautiful community of unique homes in a mature, tree-studded landscape surrounding a peaceful 23-acre lake,” said HOA Board President Dave Mottershead. “Our vision is to promote and encourage a neighbor-friendly community.  We want to attract potential new buyers who want a place to raise their families over the long haul and take pride in their homes, community, neighbors and neighborhood. As we put our vision into action, we need an experienced, well-equipped partner to help us communicate what’s new. AMG is that good partner.”

According to Dacy Cavicchia, Vice-President, AMG was the right fit for Briarcliffe. “This is a community on the grow, with new ideas that needed some custom-tailored solutions. It’s a wonderful neighborhood in a beautiful natural setting that’s ready to welcome new residents with an upgraded look and feel to its HOA organization and outreach. AMG can support that vision with the perfect combination of the latest technology tools with superior customer service–for both the board and the residents. We look forward to helping Briarcliffe step into their vision.”    

About AMG:  AMG is a professional community association management company dedicated to building effective community associations. AMG guides and assists executive boards to help protect the association's interests, enhance the lives of community members and improve the property values in the community. With offices throughout the Carolinas in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Charlotte and Raleigh, NC, and Greenville and Aiken, SC, AMG is a knowledgeable partner in enforcing community governing documents with a proven set of processes and techniques, and supporting communities with a broad range of services which can be tailored to individual community needs. Association Management Group, Inc. is a locally Accredited Business by the BBB and is a nationally Accredited Association Management Company (AAMC) by the Community Associations Institute. For more about AMG, visit

PHOTO CUTLINE: Dave Mottershead, President of Briarcliffe Estates HOA, led the board in its selection of Association Management Group to provide professional management support to the community.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Who Really Cares About Their HOA?

2015 National HOA Survey- CHPPI conducted a nationwide online survey of homeowners and real estate sector professionals to determine public perception of HOAs.
 The survey asked respondents to rate the relative seriousness of 26 commonly documented HOA problems and complaints, whether or not they have been involved in a dispute with their HOA, and if they suffered any adverse effects.
More than 300 people responded to the survey within a 50 day period. Results indicate that half of respondents work in the Real Estate industry, and nearly 1 in 5 identify themselves as Community Volunteers. 
So, Who Cares About My HOA? No one. And that’s a problem. 
96% of our respondents stated that there is at least a moderate problem with “Apathy, lack of involvement.