Orange County, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2013
Merit Property Management, a FirstService Residential Management company, today announces being selected to provide property management services for The Diamond Bar Country Estates Association. The Country consists of 888 homes in Diamond Bar, CA. The company assumed management responsibilities on January 28, 2013.
"Our team is excited and honored to have been chosen as the new management partner for The Country, one of Southern California's most prestigious residential communities," said Robert Cardoza, CCAM, Merit's Chief Executive Officer.
"We are currently transitioning The Country from self-managed to professional property management services. We're working with the board to enhance the level and consistency of service to the community while simultaneously saving the association significant money," stated Cardoza. "In just over a month, we analyzed their budget, including their reserve funding; found opportunities to reallocate savings while maintaining their current level of assessments, which will help the community prepare for large special projects in the coming years. We are also assisting the board with long term strategic planning, risk assessment and legal compliance," stated Cardoza.
"The board was impressed with the transparency of Merit's systems and technology highlighted by our ability to provide quick, real-time information on reports, work order status and vendor management as well as the extensive knowledge and expertise of our well trained and supported staff," said Cardoza.
The Country is a gated community offering residents many amenities including 24-hour security, two indoor lighted tennis courts and four lighted outdoor hard courts, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, a clubhouse, recreation facility, heated swimming pool, children's playground, walking trails and a 134-acre untouched wilderness park with a natural stream and wildlife.
For more than 30 years Merit has been providing comprehensive HOA community management services including maintenance, financial services, communication, and legal guidance, as well as facilitating vendor services. Merit's experienced and knowledgeable local teams are experts in maintaining a full range of community amenities, from basic amenities through complex mechanical systems and building operations.
Since 1980, Merit has grown to be one of the foremost providers of professional community association services in the Western States, with nine regional offices throughout California. Merit specializes in the forward planning and management of master planned, single family home/condominiums, active adult, and urban high- and mid-rise communities (http://www.meritpm.com).
Voted "Best Companies to Work" 2010, 2011, 2012 as recognized by the Orange County Business Journal.
Merit is a subsidiary of FirstService Residential Management (FSR). FSR is the largest manager of residential communities in North America, overseeing more than 5,600 properties and over 1.3 million residential units.
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