The Impact of In-Unit Modifications

Most condominium Unit Owners feel that what they do within the walls of their unit is nobody’s business but their own, and to an extent they are correct.  The Association, however, is responsibility for maintaining the common elements within the community which can often be affected by “in-unit” work.  Below are several scenarios to consider: […]

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Too Big, Too Small, or Just Right?!?!

Goldilocks had the right idea! She knew that it was important to find just the right fit for her; whether it was her love for a comfy bed or the temperature of her dinner.  Finding the right Property Management Company for your community requires this same important consideration. Many management companies are owned and operated […]

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It’s Budget Time!

If your community’s fiscal year ends on December 31st, it should come as no surprise that soon your Community Manager and Board Trustees will begin planning for next year’s budget. The preparation of an association’s budget is a detailed and lengthy process. They have a lot of work ahead of them.  Over the next few […]

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Crowninshield Management is on the Move!

Exciting things are happening at Crowninshield Management and we want to share some important news with you!  Loyalty from clients like you has fueled our growth and assisted to increase our presence as the North Shore’s premiere Property Management Company. It has been two years in the making and now Crowninshield is proud to announce […]

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Who’s Responsible? The Myth of Maintenance Free Living

The Myth of Maintenance Free Living “Buy a condo, you’ll never have to worry about anything again”, they said……and so a myth was born. While it is true that you may not have to mow the lawn or paint the siding, maintenance responsibilities still remain with you when you purchase a condominium.  Interior plumbing, appliance […]

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Two Victory Road Apartments on the Lynn/Salem Line Feature Community Room, Gym and Services

Two Victory Road Apartments on the Lynn/Salem line is an ideal home for seniors looking for an independent community. The convenient forty unit property features a community room and gym. Along with the enhanced spaces, Two Victory Road Apartments offers activities organized by a resident service coordinator. The bright community room features a kitchen, new […]

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Seven Steps to Selecting the Perfect Property Management Company

Are you in the market to find assistance in the care and maintenance of your property? Hiring a trusted property management company can give you peace of mind that your community is well cared for. Whether you lead a condominium association, homeowners association, apartment community, single family home development, retail property, shopping center, public housing, […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Spring is a great time to replant and refresh A great number of condominiums in the Boston area were built in the late 1970’s and 1980’s at a time when landscaping was given little thought other than to attract buyers at the entry. Consequently many of the outdoor areas are in need of an update. […]

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Rosemary Riccio Finds Home at Crowninshield Managment Corp.

Needham native Rosemary Riccio has always loved property management and Boston’s North Shore and Merrimack Valley. Rosemary got involved with property management while living in Atlanta, Georgia as Operations Coordinator and Neighborhood Production Coordinator at John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods. She then served as a Portfolio Manager at  Atlanta firms Neighborhood Management Associates and Community […]

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How A Resident Service Coordinator Helps Seniors Age in Place

“Our Resident Service Coordinators (RSC) help seniors age in place safely and with dignity,” says Susan MacNeil Quality Assurance Consultant and Program Manager at Crowninshield Management Corp. MacNeil has worked at Crowninshield  for over a decade and sees the myriad benefits having RSCs on property has for residents ages 62 and older. The oldest resident […]

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