HOW TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR
Published July 20, 2022
A little consideration goes a long way. Read the
following tips from eHow.com on how to be a good neighbor beyond
just a smile and a wave.
* Welcome any new neighbors with a personal note
or pop by for a personal introduction.
* Make sure that the outside of your home—along
with the grounds—is well-kept and complies with our association’s
* Be mindful of noise—loud music, barking dogs,
power tools—that may disrupt the neighborhood beyond a reasonable
* If you have a large party, consider your
neighbors when directing your guests where to park, end the party at
a reasonable hour and invite your neighbors to join in the fun.
* Return anything you borrow from your neighbor
promptly, in the same condition they lent it to you, and express
* Replace anything of your neighbor’s that you,
your children, or pets break or soil.
* Respect your neighbor’s privacy.
* Offer to take care of mail pick-up, plants, or
pets while your neighbor is on vacation.
* Be social! Inviting a neighbor for coffee and
conversation can promote open communication and a friendly
neighborhood environment from which all neighbors can benefit.
As the Co-Founder and CEO
of Affinity Management Services, Rafael P. Aquino leads his team to
redefine excellence. They serve community associations
and effectively with
dedication and passion. Rafael’s energy and positive
spirit is the foundation of Affinity Management
Services’ company culture, which instills enthusiasm and
excitement when providing expert advice to its board
members and relieving the day-to-day burdens of running
a community association.
Since 2007, Rafael has
developed a work culture that values responsive and
high-quality services. He has led his team by following
a proactive vs reactive philosophy. The same approach
Rafael instills in the day to day operations of each
association. Today, Affinity Management Services
maintains its success and benefits as a result of the
foundation Rafael has built and continues to foster by
providing educational seminars, continuing education
classes for association managers and board members
Rafael and his team help condominium and homeowners’
associations save money and improve their communities.
His calm, personable, and service-oriented nature helps
him to establish strong relationships with ease. Rafael
is known as a sincere and honest leader who looks out
for the best interests of his clients and communities,
and he strongly advocates for their needs. His role
requires coordination and communication, as such he
takes logical and intelligent steps to approach
As a graduate of Florida International University’s
electrical engineering program and a licensed community
association manager, Rafael’s education and skills equip
him with unique insights to tackle complex problems
through critical thinking. He understands how each
component within a system works together in order to
effectively arrive at solutions, techniques, and
conclusions. Therefore, as he manages the multiple
challenges of running a community association management
company, he understands how each property is its own
unique system and tailors’ specific services to assure
that all their needs are met.
For more information about Rafael P. Aquino and Affinity
Management Services please visit
www.ManagedByAffinity.com or call 1-800-977-6279
Doral Office: 8200 NW 41st ST
Doral, FL 33166
Broward Office: 150 S Pine Island RD Suite 300
Plantation, FL 33324
O: 800-977-6279 ● F: 305-325-4053