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General Manager’s Report

Melani Caron, General Manager Yes, it’s that time of year again for HOAs. No, not the holidays, it’s budget season! Most HOAs use the calendar year as their fiscal year, and now is the time of year where many managers are formulating their budgets for the next year. As you can imagine, there is a…

General Manager’s Report

Melani Caron, GM While Arizona is traditionally seen as a desert state with cactus, agave and coyotes, one of the many perks we are able to enjoy year round is the ability to have a lush green lawn. You may be asking yourself how can this be? During the summer months we use Bermuda grass…

General Manager’s Report

Why a maintenance schedule is important Melani Caron, General Manager From time to time, homeowners will submit work orders to the office for processing. While the staff and I tour the community and keep a close eye on the various components of Robson Ranch, there may be a time where an item is unintentionally missed.…

General Manager’s Report

Itch, ouch, scratch… it’s bug season! Melani Caron Whether you’re attacked while working in the garden, enjoying a picnic in the park or lounging by the pool, bug bites and stings are an inevitable summer annoyance. At best bites and stings can be uncomfortable for a few days; at worst they can be a serious,…

General Manager’s Report

Tips for successful renters Melani Caron, General Manager Approximately four in 10 homes in suburban America are occupied by renters. If your property is one of those homes, or about to become one, then I encourage you to read further in order to learn about helpful tips for you, your renters and the association as…

General Manager’s Report

Melani Caron Who recalls the catchy TV advertisement by Southwest Airlines as they enticed you to travel with them? Their commercials ended with the coined phrase “wanna get away”? I know for many of our Robson Ranch homeowners, this statement rings true as you prepare for your upcoming travels. Whether it be to go back…

General Manager’s Report

Regardless of the size of any community, there is always one thing that every community needs which are resident volunteers. April is National Volunteer Month and I am grateful for the wonderful homeowners who have generously given of their time to serve. Robson Ranch has volunteers serving in the capacity of a committee, advisory council,…

General Manager’s Report

As the saying goes–it’s never too late to learn. Professionalism, accountability, and education are of utmost importance to me as a professional community manager. Each day life presents the opportunity for me to learn something new no matter how long I have been in the community association industry. You may have noticed both the CAAM…

General Manager’s Report

Dear Robson Ranch residents, I am excited to be writing my first article for the Robson Ranch Views. As much as I would have liked to put a pen down to paper previously, my priority this past year was to focus on settling into my position as the new General Manager. Communication is very important…