Sharper Management


Sharper Leadership Helps to Shape Industry

Sharper’s two directors of community management, Candy Lee and Josh Reams, have become heavily involved in the Community Association Institute (CAI) – Minnesota Chapter. CAI is the largest and most established organization in the community association industry. It is the resource center, education and certification group, and overall governing industry body to community managers, management […]

Sharper Gives Back – Hearts & Hammers

As is becoming a tradition in the annual Sharper Scramble Golf Tournament, each year Sharper selects an organization to support by raising money and awareness. This year Sharper generated enough of a donation to sponsor the rehabilitation of a house through the Hearts & Hammers program. The mission of Hearts & Hammers is to “provide […]

Fiduciary Duty

As many Associations enter budget season, it’s a good time to reflect on a phrase that is thrown around, but seldom understood and all too often not taken seriously enough  –  Fiduciary Duty.  Be it the approval of a budget, the granting of a homeowner request or the selection of a contractor, as an elected […]

Association Funds – Operating vs Reserve

Since most association’s are on a calendar fiscal year, the Board of Directors and Management will soon begin, or have begun already, working on the 2019 Operating Budget. This budget, essentially, sets the “dues” – so we thought it would be a timely opportunity to explain the difference between the “operating budget” funds, vs the […]

Fountainwoods II Condo Association and Sharper Join Forces

Eden Prairie, Minn – (August 17, 2018) – Effective August 1st, Sharper Management is pleased to welcome Fountain Woods II Condominium Association to the stable of clients managed in the Edina area. Originally constructed in the early 70s and incorporated as Condominiums a decade later, Fountain Woods is a beautiful community made up of four […]