In our previous post, we wrote that adding new HOA amenities is a great way to attract quality residents and ensure higher property values. Here, we continue our list of HOA amenity ideas guaranteed to make your community stand out to potential residents.
Indoor Fitness Amenities
With gym memberships costing upwards of $150 a month, an on-site gym is a great way to save your members money, gas, and time. If your property already has a gym, consider adding additional equipment, personal TV screens, or courtesy yoga mats. Holding complimentary fitness classes is also very popular in modern HOA communities. If your property does not have a gym, you may find it more cost-effective to simply offer a complimentary membership to a nearby fitness center.
Outdoor Fitness Amenities
Hiking trails, biking trails, and small “pocket parks” are all great ways to encourage potential residents to join your community. Outdoor basketball and tennis courts are classic outdoor features which many modern communities have; you may also want to add bike racks, bike rentals, or trail-side water fountains. Constructing sidewalks throughout the community is also a great way to promote a healthy lifestyle amongst your tenants while simultaneously increasing your neighborhood’s safety.
Humans love to relax and play in water, and water features are very popular amenities in modern housing communities. If your community does not already have a pool, you may find that you need to add one simply to remain competitive. If you do have a pool, consider adding a beach-style entry which will allow easier access for all ages. Your HOA may also consider adding a small koi pond, reflecting pool, or hot tub to your property, all fun and unique attractions guaranteed to catch the eye of potential residents.
Facility-wide internet access is an absolute must in modern housing communities, and communities that do not have it may find themselves losing residents to neighborhoods that do. A telecommuting center which contains computers, charging ports, and printers is also a great feature for working professionals both young and old.
Accessible parking is a must for a housing community, and off-street parking for guests is an additional perk which your residents will appreciate. a community car wash, a community tire filling station, and two-car garages are also excellent feature to attract auto enthusiasts to your area.
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When considering all these great amenities, it’s important to remember to be realistic. If your desired amenities are not maintainable through affordable HOA dues, your members will be more irritated than pleased with a new addition. Before investing in any new features, evaluate the demographics of your community and determine which amenities will be most appropriate for it. Keep tabs on what nearby communities are doing, and determine what you can offer that they do not have. That way, you’ll be sure to attract high-quality tenants to your community, all while increasing your property’s value and creating a more fulfilling experience for your tenants.
An experienced HOA management company will be able to guide you through the process of organizing your HOA’s budget to accommodate a new amenity. If your community is in need of HOA management services in the Greensboro or Triad area, call Slatter HOA Management today for a free consultation.