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Our unique management style and expert team allows us to deliver a top-of-the-line association management experience. Our team is comprised of the best professionals in the business. Their experience and education enables them to deliver an exceptionally high level of service to our clients.

AmS is OREGON and WASHINGTON'S go-to association management company.

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Our services aim to remove frustrations, streamline processes, and cultivate relationships between neighbors. AMS is committed to forming positive, solution-oriented partnerships with the communities and boards we serve. As the Northwest’s leader in condominium and homeowner association management, we are dedicated to providing the best return on your association’s investment. As a result, your residents will see that value every time they come home.


Board members and residents can enjoy easy, secure access to all their information from any device. Board members can access to important documents and updates. Residents can make online payments, submit maintenance requests, access forms and documents and more.

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AMS | Association Management Services Earns AAMC Accreditation

March 13, 2018

We’re proud to announce that our company has earned the Accredited Association Management Company® (AAMC®) accreditation from Community Associations Institute. We are the only AAMC in Southwest Washington, and one of only three in the Portland metro area. We are the ONLY management company that has both the AMO and AAMC designations in Oregon and Washington!  …

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CAI Community Bulletin – Winter 2018

March 5, 2018

Read the Winter 2018 CAI Community Bulletin right here on our website. Inside you’ll find the 2018 events calendar, helpful articles, legal Q&A, service directory and more. As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact our team.

Congratulations, Michelle Underwood!

March 2, 2018

Michelle Underwood, Regional Vice President of AMS | Association Management Services NW, and a member of The Management Group’s Executive Leadership Team, is celebrating her 15th anniversary with the company! Michelle is the #1 go-to person for anyone in the association management business including many industry professionals. Her knowledge of associations is unrivaled and watching her …

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Community Rules: What Do They Say About Your Homeowner Association?

February 23, 2018

The following is taken from a great article by Barker Martin’s Marlyn Hawkins on the importance of having good community rules: ————– A good set of community rules conveys not only what is permissible in a homeowner association, but says something about the character of a community. In most communities, rules can be created, modified or even removed …

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Is Your Association Ready for Winter?

November 28, 2017

Winter is coming…and it’s forecast to be another cold one! Don’t wait to secure your winter snow removal service. These companies offer a variety of services. There is no charge unless you use the service. Priority service and pricing are offered to customers who sign a contract before November 1. Contact your current landscape company, or contact your …

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Unpaid Assessments: Liens & Personal Obligations—Part I

November 28, 2017

This two-part article discusses the personal obligation of the owner to pay assessments and the lien that is created when the assessment is not paid. Next time we’ll cover the effects of sales, foreclosures and bankruptcy on both the personal obligation and the lien. Typically, unpaid assessments constitute a lien on the unit or lot, …

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HOA Basics: Reserve Study

September 28, 2017

In determining how much should be paid in maintenance assessments each month, the Board of Directors must estimate how much the association is going to spend for operating expenses and how much it must save for future repairs and replacement of common area assets (reserves). A reserve study helps the Board know how much to …

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Fair Housing and Online Harassment

July 28, 2017

The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently published its opinion in the case of Revock v. Cowpet Bay West Condominium Association, et al., 853 F.3d 96 (2017). In Revock, two homeowners brought an action against their association and several individual owners, claiming the association failed to provide a reasonable accommodation by approving their request for …

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Pool Rule Guidelines

July 1, 2017

Summer has finally arrived, and that means it’s a good time to review your pool rules to make sure your association isn’t violating the Fair Housing Act. Here are a few discriminatory rules that you should NOT include: No children under 3 years of age allowed in the pool. No more than 2 children per adult …

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