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Spring Preventative Maintenance for Associations

Spring is in the air! That means it is time for homeowner and condo associations to begin their spring preparations. Below is a checklist of preventative maintenance that will help the association protect itself from unscheduled special assessments, lower the risk for insurance claims, and enhance the overall value of its units. The purpose of...

Central Florida Community Manager Collects Items for Operation Gratitude

Community Association Manager, Matt Walker spent the last month collecting items at the Country Club of Mount Dora to send to Operation Gratitude, an organization that gives back to the military and first responders. Matt posted flyers and sent e-blasts to members of the community, and announced at committee meetings to get the word out...

Complete Checklist

It’s almost that time of year again when “snowbirds” leave their properties in the southern states like Florida, Texas, and Arizona to return to their homes in the north. Below is a complete checklist of things to do before leaving your property for an extended amount of time. In addition to following the suggested items...

Sentry Ocala Office Voted Best Community Management Company

The Sentry Ocala office was recently awarded the title of Best Community Management Company by the Ocala Star-Banner Reader’s Choice Awards. The Ocala Star-Banner is a daily newspaper that serves Marion County and surrounding communities with a circulation size of over 50,000.  The publication holds an annual reader’s choice award ceremony where the publications readers...

HOA and Condo Leader Sentry Management Enters 16th State with New York Merger

Sentry Management, Inc., the leader in homeowner association and condominium management has joined forces with New York’s Diamond Realty Management (Diamond). The new office has begun the changeover and will officially be renamed Sentry Management. Since 1975, Sentry has been a leader in the community association management industry. Sentry has established its national presence through...

Sentry VP Featured in National Magazine

Michael Reis has spent nearly 30 years in the business of association management. That means his life’s work has been to help support the work of associations from Homeowners’ Associations (HOA), to community associations, and industry associations, including the UTA…

Sentry Phoenix Partners with Local Charities and Collects Donations

KEEPING IT LOCAL Partner with Sentry Management by donating the needed items for forgotten animals in need. If interested please donate items to Sentry Management’s office at 1414 W. Broadway Rd. Suite 205 Tempe, AZ 85282 Donation Items needed Cats/Kittens: Cat litter Purina Kitten Chow Cat Food-Dry (any brand) grain/corn free is preferred Cat and...

Condominium Board Secretary Has High Praise for New Sentry Office

The recently opened Sentry Management, Inc. office in Hartford, CT has received high praise from a condominium Association former Board President, and current Secretary, from the River Point on the Connecticut community. “A 17-story, 20-year structure more in keeping with commercial construction and operational requirements, we present a demanding and intricate management challenge. Working diligently...

Sentry Technology a Big Help to Homeowners During Hurricane

Community Association Managers across the state of Florida utilized Sentry’s CommunityAPP ™ to communicate with residents throughout Hurricane Irma, the strongest Atlantic Basin hurricane on record. The Sentry Management CommunityAPP is an app that can be personalized for each community and has a feature that allows community managers to push notifications directly to user’s phones....

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