Partner Post: The New Homeowner's Guide to HVAC
by Second Nature on September 19, 2019 at 3:27 pm
Anyone’s first home purchase is a big deal, to say the least. It doesn’t take long to get caught up in the fun stuff, like decorating or maybe even remodeling, to make it your own. In all the excitement we tend to forget about what’s going on behind walls, in attics or crawl spaces, until there is a problem. Your HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) unit is one of those potential problem areas. HVAC units are vitally important in the function […]
HOA 101: Tips for Living in an HOA Community
on September 17, 2019 at 2:25 pm
Millions of people around the world belong to a homeowners' association (HOA). These types of communities can differ by location, but in general, being a member of an HOA provides a unique set of opportunities. If you’re looking to enhance your community living experience, then we've identified five simple ways to get the most out of your HOA. 1. Know the rules and respect them. Hopefully, you got to know the rules before buying your HOA home, but if not, it’s […]
Partner Post: Houseplants Are Essential Back-to-School Supplies
by Justin Hancock on September 12, 2019 at 2:46 pm
Indoor plants are a key ingredient to a healthy home. But it’s not just our homes they help—indoor plants bring their benefits to dorm rooms and other spaces, as well. So, keep plants on your must-have list of school supplies. A houseplant is the perfect green accessory as students go back-to-school shopping. They are guaranteed to spark a smile and friendly conversation while scrubbing the air clean. Indoor plants are well known for their air purification powers. They efficiently […]
How to Handle Raising Assessments
on September 10, 2019 at 3:35 pm
While living in a community association has many benefits, it does come with a price tag. And as living expenses increase, so do HOA assessments. Here are some assessment basics and tips to help you communicate the news of an increase to residents with minimal friction. What Are Assessments? Assessments are fees all association members are legally required to pay. Depending on your association’s governing documents and procedures, assessments can be collected annually, […]
Partner Post: Condo Association Problem Solving Strategies
by Better Condo Life on September 5, 2019 at 3:18 pm
One of the worst habits of condo boards is the desire to bicker and debate issues which the board is wholly unqualified to answer. Nothing is more eye roll-inducing from board meeting attendees than hearing people who have no idea about a technical subject – say, concrete – debate for a half hour. This is not efficient or productive. This is the age of the internet, and there are numerous ways to solve problems in a condo association by leveraging the expertise of […]
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