The Proof is in the Pudding

By Darlys Walker

Published November 14, 2012


I have always been in agreement that there should be educational requirements for Board Members and yes, for Condo's and HOA's too!!


Eric hosted a group of about 200+ people during his November 8th, 2012 BOARD CERTIFICATIONS SEMINAR at the Hard Rock Café in Hollywood, Florida. Everyone there was in agreement  there are no dumb questions, it was immediately evident by the participation from the attendees, that these seminar participants truly wanted to grasp their responsibilities and do the best job they possible while in filling their responsibilities as a current or potential Board Member. I was further impressed with the number of HOA participants who chose to attend and learn the laws governing operation of their Association, even though certification is not required for them.


It seems like the legislators could learn a lot from these individuals and maybe take the initiative to promote a more stable, structured, educational format by which HOA’s operate. Kudos to Eric for a great seminar and double kudos to all the wonderful participants!  GREAT JOB, WELL DONE AND THANKS FOR ALLOWING ME TO PARTICIPATE!

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Darlys Walker

Darlys Walker, Founder and CEO of Condominium Concepts Management, Inc. (CCM), is recognized for her straight talk, subject matter expertise, and valued insights regarding real

state management, leasing, and HOAs. Her company serves a diverse portfolio of properties, from 16-units up to 600 as well as large mixed-use developments.  


   From its beginnings in 2000, CCM has become a well-respected asset manager and now works with over 100 associations with 16,000 units served by over 300 employees. Darlys and her team deliver resources and responsiveness through six regional offices - in Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville, Charleston, Nashville and Atlanta.


   Darlys Walker is best known for her passion and precision, understanding that the only difference that matters in today's demanding marketplace is service delivery ... doing what is promised and what is right. She knows that every community serves two masters ... the property owner/developer and the resident/homeowner. "If we are not equally responsive to both, we are not doing our job," she states.  


   Her clients say it best: "Darlys really knows her stuff" ... "at the top of her profession and it shows in the caliber of her clients" ... "delivers quality resources that match up well with needs and expectations that are really rigorous."  


   She is a licensed Real Estate Broker in four states, holds an Associate's Degree in Marketing and has earned the Accredited Real Estate Manager designation from the Georgia Institute of Real Estate Management. Also she is one of few certified as a Lead-Based Paint Abatement & Removal Trainer in Georgia.


   Darlys Walker and her team have been selected to manage the condominium conversion process and day-to-day operations for many of the Southeast's most high-profile condominium communities including luxury high-rises, mid-rises and garden-style homes. Most recently she has been recognized as an expert in 're-versions' of communities from condominiums to leased homes, as well as repositioning projects. A visionary and a tireless perfectionist, Darlys demonstrates hands-on leadership, working individually with each client and staff associate to achieve defined business outcomes and satisfaction.  

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