Cardinal Property Management Blog

Monday, May 7, 2018

Reaching Annual Meeting Quorum: A Success Story
Does reaching quorum at First Calling for an Annual Meeting sound like a fairy tale? It doesn’t have to be! Recently the Board of Springhurst Townhomes Homeowners Association was successful at reaching quorum at First Calling and was able to vote on a new slate of Directors, approve changes to their CC&Rs, and amend their Bylaws...

Saturday, August 19, 2017

HOAs in the Digital Age: Assessing and Addressing Issues with Social Media and Internet Presence
 Farrah Esquer, CMCA, AMS, PCAM  Cardinal Property Management, AAMC  Sandra L. Gottlieb, Esq., CCAL  SwedelsonGottlieb If you are like most people, you use the Internet or social media in your daily life on a regular basis, either personally or for business. From paying bills online to keeping up to date with world...

Saturday, August 19, 2017

The Hard Truth About Concrete
Concrete Examples from the Past, Present, and FutureThe hard truth about concrete is that it cracks. No matter how it is mixed or reinforced, it cracks. Eventually buildings begin to crumble, streets and sidewalks develop fissures that widen with time, and if water intrudes through structural fractures, the steel reinforcements inside can...

Monday, March 27, 2017

HOAs in the Digital Age: Assessing and Addressing Issues with Social Media and Internet Presence
Farrah Esquer, CMCA, AMS, PCAM Cardinal Property Management, AAMC Sandra L. Gottlieb, Esq., CCAL SwedelsonGottlieb   If you are like most people, you use the Internet or social media in your daily life on a regular basis, either personally or for business.  From paying bills online to keeping up to date with world and entertainme...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Don’t Let Your Brush Get Your Goat, Let Your Goat Get Your Brush
Smokey Bear may be the spokes-animal for the prevention of wildfires but it’s the goats who actually do the work. Before and during fire season, these four-legged fire abatement “machines” can be seen throughout Orange County munching and lunching on our behalf. More than 6,000 wildfires sweep through California annually. At th...

Monday, March 30, 2015

Cardinal To Fly To Santa Ana
Cardinal Gets New Nest After Three Decades After decades of conducting business in Anaheim, Cardinal Property Management, Inc., is moving its headquarters to Santa Ana in late April. The common interest development firm, specializing in the management of homeowner associations, will be located at 825 North Park Center Drive in Santa Ana....

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Don’t Let Ducks Quack Up Your Pool Plans
The return of spring is just around the corner and with it comes the return of the ducks that have migrated south for the winter. Birders look forward to feeding our fine feathered friends and providing them environments to lay their eggs and hatch their ducklings. However, health experts say, “Keep ducks out of your pools and the area ...

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Pool and Spa Drain Covers Are Set To Complete Their Lifespans
Many suction pool and spa drain covers that were replaced or modified to comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act are now in need of replacement. Depending on their installation date and whether or not the drain covers were modified or completely replaced, your covers’ life span could be over. Faulty drain covers ar...

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

And the Nominees Are...
  No, we are not talking about the Academy Awards but we are talking about the Oscars of our Industry. Please join Cardinal Property Management in congratulating our superlative staff members who are nominated for the Orange County Regional Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI-OCRC) esteemed annual awards. Karen ...

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Cardinal Hosts Class to Aid Boards in Collecting Delinquent Assessments
Cardinal Property Management was honored to host Sandra Gottlieb, Esq., of SwedelsonGottlieb, recently as she taught 17 members of a variety of community association boards in Orange County about collecting delinquent assessments after a judgment has been obtained. Before the seminar, Cardinal provided dinner and soft drinks for the at...

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