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At Seabreeze, our mission is—and always will be—community.

Learn more about who we are and our goals here on the blog.

 

Furthering Education

October 20, 2022

Apart from our mission statement is the word, performance, which has set Seabreeze apart from other competitors. Our team’s performance directly reflects the willingness #teamseabreeze contains to achieve excellence through training and credentials. In property management, having expertise and a proper understanding of this industry is vital to the success of every homeowner’s association. Community managers, directors, and vice presidents assist in guiding these board members and their associations to be efficient, effective, and, most importantly, lucrative. Community Association Institute (CAI) is an organization created to help better communities by... READ THE POST

 

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 23, 2022

We honor National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th, and ends on October 15th. This year’s theme is: “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.” At Seabreeze Management Company, we recognize Hispanic Americans’ many contributions and influence to our culture, history, and achievements. Not only do we honor the Hispanic and Latinx culture, but we also celebrate it. Full of richness The Seabreeze culture offers a supportive, safe environment that is a safe space for its employees to be authentic and accepted. We have established a diverse environment with equity and... READ THE POST

 

Employee Spotlight: Rick Zarski

September 16, 2022

It’s honestly hard to explain how integral Rick Zarski is to Seabreeze. Coworkers and vendors all boast about how kindhearted and helpful Rick is and that working with him on his accounts and various projects is always a pleasure. With over 25 years of experience in property management, Rick brings the knowledge, care, and expertise needed for success. Falling into this industry, he started as an assistant, covering for his brother at an on-site, working his way up quickly on the ladder. He now holds CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®, and Broker... READ THE POST

 

Homeowner Compliance Tips

September 2, 2022

Bree Harrington, Director of Community Management at Seabreeze Management Company, spoke with Dirk Petchul, an attorney at Whitney | Petchul, at the CAI Symposium this week in Orange County, California. They both offered tips to ensure homeowner compliance and support the early resolution.  Their goal was to provide education and give those in the community management industry tools and tricks to ensure compliance by owners without spending tons of money on lawyers or rushing to litigation. They addressed documents that support early resolution and ideas on how to educate owners... READ THE POST

 

Our Client’s

August 26, 2022

Just as no two communities are the same, neither are two property management companies the same. Seabreeze is one of California’s leading community association management companies. With a people-focused approach to community management. We constantly encourage and offer ongoing professional education and development. Our client’s success is essential to us. We understand the importance of providing our clients with a personable and knowledgeable team. Every team member here at Seabreeze has a shared passion for serving others. Every community is unique, so we actively listen to our clients. Understanding every... READ THE POST

 

Wildfire Season

August 5, 2022

Wildfires are a natural disaster that reoccurs every year and is one that many individuals are familiar with, primarily if you are located on the West Coast. These uncontrolled fires can damage wildlands, vegetation, and in the worst case, homes. Categorizing the severity of wildfires can are done by the different burning levels; low, medium, and high. It is no secret that California has been experiencing an extreme drought for the last few years. This severe drought is the primary factor that contributes to these wildfires. While we can not... READ THE POST

 

Board Success Program

July 29, 2022

The pillars of an association are the board of directors. Each board member’s fiduciary duty is to make informed decisions, act in good faith, and be able to work within the scope of their authority. They currently operate in the best interest of the entire association and in the years to come. At Seabreeze Management Company, we offer our clients training and education for our partnered board of directors. Marybeth Green, our Vice President of Education and Development, oversees all the training across the organization. She holds multiple designations and... READ THE POST

 

CC&Rs, What are they?

July 22, 2022

Declarations of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs) is one governing document that sets out the rules of a homeowner’s or commercial condominium association. It is designed mainly to protect property values within the community. There are various types of association communities commercial, condominium, master-planned, mid/high rise, and single family. Being a property owner in an association means obeying the requirements and limitations of the CC&Rs. For the state of California, the courts have held that they are enforceable unless they violate specific policies.  Please keep in mind that some may... READ THE POST

 

Our Difference

July 15, 2022

Shaping and developing a healthy organizational culture is something that Seabreeze Management Company strives to maintain and continuously values. We are fostering a culture that encourages positive attitudes, ideas, and goals—structuring our daily operations around the company’s values. We created a safe space for employees to thrive in a team-based environment while encouraging professional development and the overall pursuit of educational opportunities. We know that harboring an inviting innovating environment where diversity can thrive creates a positive and healthy atmosphere. Our corporate vision is people, performance, and passion.  Empowering and... READ THE POST

 

High Association Assessments? Here’s Why.

July 8, 2022

At Seabreeze Management Company, we often receive questions regarding high or increasing assessment costs. Hopefully, we can help you understand community association assessments. The governing documents of the homeowner association determine their common expenses. During the annual budget evaluation, the board members choose the needed contributions. Community association assessments help pay for the services the association provides its members, including annual operating and planned expenses that extend over a certain amount of time. The yearly operating expenses usually include recurring costs, like management fees, landscaping, pool, janitorial, legal services, etc.... READ THE POST

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