Get your Management Price Per Unit
The number of residential units plays a part in our price quote but other factors are important too. We need to understand what association responsibilities are spelled out in the documents because every set of documents are different. Minimally we need to know what common elements are included, extent of maintenance required and the level of services expected by homeowners.
Understand your Standard Services
Sentry’s full service contract includes:
Get a tenured Community Manager
Sentry has been in the community management business since 1975. Managers average 8+ years in tenure, one of the most experienced workforces in the industry.
Know if you have any Formal or Informal Relationships with Vendors
Sentry Management is solely a community management firm. We have no affiliations or ownership positions with any other business or service that may be purchased by an association.
Know how much and what types of Insurance Coverage your firm carries
Sentry carries worker’s compensation, employee practices, property, vehicle, fraud/theft, liability policies, including $3 million bond and $10 million in umbrella coverage. Sentry is willing to share our certificate of insurance, so boards can make ‘apples-to-apples’ comparisons.
Make sure all Fees and Costs will be fully disclosed
You will never be surprised by an additional charge that is not revealed in the contract. Nothing is vaguely written or open-ended in our standard agreement.
Know how you handle the Administration of Financial and Accounting Matters
Sentry’s designation as an Accredited Management Organization® (AMO®) causes us to have separate, specialized accounting, collections and accounts payable functions. It guarantees transparency and the utmost integrity in handling your community’s funds.
Know the Set-up Fee to transition to your company
We never charge a set-up fee for routine transitions.
Get a Proposal for Sentry Management Services
Simply provide us some basic information on this form, and someone will be contacting you to quickly gather the information to prepare a custom proposal.
Use the CommunityPro Portal as a Board Member
Using the Board Support portal is easy and intuitive. We provide a tutorial that will orient you to the software – click here to download the guide to use CommunityPro PORTAL as a board member.
Build a beautiful, modern and efficient website to represent your community with Sentry’s CommunityPro® PUBLIC. It can foster community involvement, make Board management easier and improve communication; as well as gives your community a platform on which to share community photos, newsletters, and announcements with the public. You can also include custom fill-in forms for things like reserving a clubhouse room or adding events to the community calendar.
CommunityPro® PUBLIC is an affordable and feature-packed condominium association and HOA website option that features a robust set of highly customizable features to give your community an impressive array of functionality and a look that is truly your own. Find your community’s style with one of our many theme designs to choose from with alternative color schemes and artistic treatment.
Sentry provides technical support and securely hosts your site with no limits on storage or the number of pages your website can have. It is also optimized for display on mobile devices, so it easily integrates with the Sentry CommunityAPP™.
The password-protected homeowner portal, CommunityPro® PORTAL is always linked to the website. The PORTAL gives homeowners the ability to make online payments, view payment history, and access association documents.
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CommunityPro® is an easy way to make payments, access association documents, view account history, stay informed and more.
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In this issue: Learn the nine steps of safeguarding you associations funds and financials.