PMI Shield Property Management Blog

Common Condo Courtesy

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Neighbors. Almost all of us have them. And as with strangers, friends, acquaintances, and family, it is important to treat your neighbors with respect in order to maintain a healthy relationship with them.This is even more crucial when you live in a condominium or apartment complex. The close proximity of living necessitates a higher leve...

Tax Season

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Tax season is upon us and, yes, even your homeowner association must file taxes! A homeowner association is considered a common interest realty association or “CIRA” but they must still file a federal tax return through the IRS. Let’s review some information that is good to know as we are coming into tax season.When taxe...

Why your community needs a HOA management company

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Hiring a company to assist in the management of your HOA may come with more benefits than you first realize. Besides the professional knowledge you will gain from hiring a property management company such as PMI Alliance, you will also find that the overall relations within your HOA may be bolstered when the stress and strain of maintaini...

Good places for good habits

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Each year, New Year’s resolutions start just about the same way, don’t they? With great intentions, high expectations and a burst of motivation to remake ourselves in relation to our relationships, finances or health. But how do we keep this momentum rolling when the hype of the season is over and we are left trying to build a...

Shop Local for Dallas

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As a result of the pandemic that swept the world in 2020, community has become a focal point in a new way for many across our nation. Americans have traveled less this year than most and have even generally lived within a much smaller radius within our communities. All across the nation, people are longing to patronize their favorite haun...

Two great ways to give back this holiday season

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It wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to say that 2020 is the worst year of this century so far. Between a once in a century pandemic sweeping through, unusually high amounts of social unrest and an incredibly contentious presidential election, Americans are pretty worn out after this year. Stressors have greeted us at every turn it ...

Three things we are so thankful for in Dallas

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we can already taste the excitement in the air. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is about to be hustling and bustling as it moves people through its terminals and onward towards their families. Turkeys across the nation will be roasted to a perfect golden brown as families gather together...

Our top freaky flicks for the silver screen

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As pumpkins begin to greet you at the grocery store door and decorations appear in your neighbor’s yard, one can’t help but be reminded that Halloween is just around the corner here in Dallas. Unfortunately, this year’s celebration may be a little different without copious amounts of candy and door-to-door hauntings on H...

Local Spotlight – PMI Alliance Salutes the Dallas Stars!

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PMI Alliance would like to salute our Dallas Stars for a tremendously successful 2019-2020 season, despite falling short of winning their 2nd Stanley Cup since moving to Dallas in the early 90’s. They started the season slowly, winning only 1 of their first 9 games, but battled back throughout the regular season to position the...

Using technology to improve your association management

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Among the most difficult and frustrating challenges that face an HOA or COA board is time management. As an association board member, you have many important responsibilities to your community and keeping up with these can cut deeply into your own personal time. That means time away from your family, your friends and your hobbies, or...