The Dog Dropping Dilemma: Why DNA Testing Might Not Be the Answer

Have a problem in your association with homeowners not picking up after their dogs? Here are some ideas on addressing the issue, with commentary by NS President Ken Bertolucci. Ken Bertolucci is President of NS Management, a community association management company located in the north suburbs of Chicago. He often writes for industry-specific and news […]

Coronavirus Creates Meeting Mayhem

Here’s an article on how Community Associations are conducting meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic, with some added insight from our president Ken Bertolucci. Ken Bertolucci is President of NS Management, a community association management company located in the north suburbs of Chicago. He often writes for industry-specific and news publications.

Someone is Sick: Now What?

Here’s an article on how Community Associations are dealing with COVID-19, with some added insight from our president Ken Bertolucci. Click below to view the article:Someone is Sick: Now What? Ken Bertolucci is President of NS Management, a community association management company located in the north suburbs of Chicago. He often writes for industry-specific and […]

We don’t want to be your Vendor

“If you are only looking for the lowest price, we are probably not the right choice for you.” Without trying to sound arrogant or elitist, I have made this statement many times to prospective customers. While we may indeed end up having a lower price depending on who is the current provider and the other […]

Who does what? Differences between Property Managers and Directors

For most members of the condo community, the Property Manager is the face of the condo corporation or home owner’s association. They are responsible for day-to-day running of things– they look after the bank accounts, handle the checks, field correspondence, and interact with owners more frequently than the Board does. Because of this, I find […]