Posts by Shawn McKenna - Deane

Managing Resort Communities

At Artemis Lifestyles, we manage a diverse range of homeowner associations, including 55+ communities and condominium towers. We also partner with resort communities featuring vacation and ownership elements, which is a unique twist on community management. For example, one of our client communities is Rolling Oaks Splendid at Margaritaville Resort Orlando, which is a combined…

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Hurricane Guide for Homeowners

The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Hurricanes may impact all of Florida, including inland areas. Losses may be caused by flooding, wind, wind-driven rain, tornadoes, falling trees and flying debris. The following guidelines will help you and your family prepare for a storm. Before the Storm Designate an out-of-state friend…

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Cyber-Schemes: Do You Know the Signs?

We’re all increasingly vulnerable to cyber-schemes designed to steal sensitive information like bank-account details and login credentials. The Artemis Lifestyles’ IT team has controls in-place to protect our network for our homeowners, but it’s a good idea to be on the lookout for cyber-schemes that could impact your accounts with financial institutions and online retailers.…

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Communications: Sharing Info with Our Boards and Homeowners

Communication, communication, communication. When it comes to homeowner happiness, communication is almost as important as location! That’s why Artemis Lifestyle Services offers many communications channels to the HOA boards and developers we work with. By being responsive, proactive and timely, we keep our boards and our homeowners informed with both “need to know” information and…

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Community Websites vs. Residential Portal: Artemis Lifestyles Online Tools

Looking online for specialized information about your community? If your HOA has opted to have a community website accessible through www.artemislifestyles.com, you’re in luck! Check the Communities page of our web site, locate your neighborhood’s name in the dropdown menu “Select Your Community,” and you’ll be taken to your HOA’s customized page. These community websites highlight specific information for residents, including board of…

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Governing Documents – Gain a Better Understanding

Although these may vary from community to community, HOA governing documents typically include:   • Articles of incorporation • Bylaws • Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (known as CC&R) • Rules and regulations   By knowing—and following—what’s outlined in your HOA’s governing documents, you’ll help protect your investment in your home and make the…

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Governing Documents for Your HOA: Mastering the Basics

When you buy a home in a community with common amenities, you’ll automatically become a member of the neighborhood’s homeowner’s association. Every HOA has a custom set of governing documents that the community—and each homeowner—must follow. ​ Although these may vary from community to community, HOA governing documents typically include: ​ Articles of incorporation: Establish the nonprofit…

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Website and Payment Options

Online Payments Made Easy  Looking to pay your homeowner assessments with a few clicks of your mouse? Setting up payments is easy on our Online Payment page!  Step 1: Locate the Management Company ID, Association ID and Unit Account Number printed on your Community Assessment Payment Coupon Book, which was mailed to you. If you…

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