Ardent Residential

Elections & Governance

Why do Communities Hire Ardent Residential’s Elections & Governance Services?

There are many moving parts to an HOA and we think it is important for your management partner to have an understanding of your HOA’s governing documents. That’s why we read them in full before we officially begin providing services. When heading into an election, Ardent Residential is prepared to run it from beginning to end. From the creation of mail outs, agendas, proxies, nomination forms, and ballots to establishing quorum, counting votes and announcing the results, our level of involvement is your choice.

HOA Elections and Governance

Forget the drama of reality television or soap operas – if you’ve been an active member of your association, you’ve seen how complicated and confusing HOA Elections and Governance procedures can get. There’s nothing quite like a Board election to stir up discontent, send accusations flying, and create headaches in a community.

It’s understandable. Most homeowner and condo associations have a list of election rules as long as your arm. Overlooking even a few, even by accident, can lead to problems nobody wants to have to deal with – and the loss of credibility and community support that comes with an election snag can be tough to recover.

HOA Elections

How Can Ardent Residential Help with Your Associations’ Governance and COA Elections?

  • Providing careful review of your association’s governing documents to ensure compliance
  • Creation and distribution of mailings, agendas, and proxies
  • Ensuring a quorum is present before proceeding with an election
  • Validating that the right people are voting, not just whoever shows up
  • Creation of nomination forms and ballots
  • Accurate count and tracking of votes
  • Announcing the results of an election
  • Complete confidentiality
HOA Elections Checklist

Tired of the Headaches that Come with HOA and Condo Board Elections?

It may be time to hire a professional to oversee elections and governance if there has been a lot of turnover among the leadership of the association or if there are a lot of residents within the community. If no one in your leadership is familiar with how elections should be run, previous elections were invalid for any reason, or too few people show up at elections to establish a quorum, a property management service can help.

Good governance and elections management is important for your success. Everyone in the community should know about the election and understands how it works. Similarly, there should be equal opportunities for everyone to run for a Board position and equal opportunities for everyone to cast a ballot. Elections should follow all of the established rules. In the end, the majority of residents should be happy with the process and outcome of the election.

You’ve joined your community’s association to help create a great place to live for your family and your neighbors. The work you do there is hard enough without also having to worry about running your next election correctly. Ardent Residential can help. Give us a call today to discover just how much value we can bring to your neighborhood.

HOA Governance Steps

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Additional Services

Financial Management Services

Financial Accounting Services

Assessments Billing and Collection, Accounting and Recording services are available with Ardent residential.

Risk Management & Insurance

Ardent reviews your policies and determines if your HOA and all of its assets are properly covered today and into the future.

Insurance Claim Management

Ardent manages your insurance claims to avoid missing crucial and key deadlines,  looking out for your Association.

Property Management & Maintenance Services

Building & Facilities Management

Providing environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions for your communities’ buildings and facilities.

Covenant Enforcement & Architectural Control

Ardent Residential can effectively enforce covenants, rules and regulations with accuracy and efficiency.

Declarant, Developer & Construction Services

Balancing the needs of the HOA membership with the goals of a declarant-based Board of Directors.

Vendor Management & Contract Negotiation

Ardent can recommend and manage vendors that are reputable and have a positive track record within their field.

Utility Sub-Meter Reading & Billing

Energy Conservation as a Result of Sub-Metering in your community.

COA Lifestyle and Club Services

Ardent can handle some of the most popular HOA additional services.

Emergency Services

Problems don’t always, or even usually, arise during business hours. We’re here to help.

Administrative Services

Board & Member Meetings

Always listening and learning when running HOA or COA Board and member meetings.

Elections & Governance

HOA Elections and Governance with active members of your association.

Homeowner Communications

Getting important community information out to your community’s homeowners.

Onsite Services

There is no substitute for simply being there.

Leasing Administration

Leasing Administration services allow your Association to protect property values and maintain quality of life.

Owner Delinquency & Collection Services

Delinquent owners take time and resources away from the community.

Closing Services

Making sure the home sale has a smooth closing within the community.

Documents for Sale

Ardent Residential’s State based documents are available to assist you in your official duties.

Event Planning

Hosting a great event is both an art and a science. We work hard to make you look great.

Concierge Services

Considering Adding COA Concierge Services for Your Community?

Consulting Services

Association Management Professionals & Consulting Services.




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