Since you don't have telepathy, you're going to have to settle for always finding out about a resale in the associations you manage at the very last minute. That's why it helps to be prepared to process a resale at the drop of a hat.
"What advice you would give HOAs as to navigating all of the different software solutions and finding the right one?" Sterling Jenkins of Gladly asked this question in a LinkedIn forum over the weekend. Here's my full answer.
Self-management offers so much control over community goings-on, making self-governed associations appealing for many. How do you do it without going crazy, though? The right people, the right tools, and the right plans.