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Pet-Friendly Amenities in Homeowners Associations

Posted by Kate Hightshoe on Oct 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM

More and more, pets are considered full-fledged members of the family, doted on with organic treats and trips to the pet spa. As such, homeowners associations are adding amenities and programs that cater to four-legged friends.

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Topics: Residential Property Management, Homeowners Associations

The Hallmarks of a Good Homeowners Association

Posted by Kate Hightshoe on Jun 14, 2017 9:15:00 AM
Homeowners associations seem to be everywhere these days, and a quick Google search will return pages of results explaining what an HOA is and how homeowners benefit from living within an association. But what exactly makes an HOA good? In other words, what can you expect from a high-quality homeowners association?
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Topics: Residential Property Management, Homeowners Associations

The Benefits of Living in a Homeowners Association

Posted by Kate Hightshoe on May 24, 2017 9:05:00 AM

The number of homeowners associations continues to grow in the United States, and the majority of Americans report that they're happy to live in an HOA community... but what exactly does an association do and what is it that makes an HOA a great place to live?

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Topics: Residential Property Management, Homeowners Associations

What Does an Apartment Maintenance Technician Do?

Posted by Beth Jaeger on May 9, 2017 10:47:00 AM

The skilled trades offer great career opportunities for those who like working with their hands. Apartment maintenance technician is one of the many positions that can provide a great wage without requiring expensive and time-consuming post-high school education to get started. For an apartment maintenance technician, the important thing is to have the practical skills necessary to get the job done right, on time, and with a positive, helpful attitude.

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Topics: Human Resources, Residential Property Management, Hubbell Realty

The Facts and Figures of Homeowners Associations

Posted by Kate Hightshoe on May 8, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Homeowners associations are on the rise in the United States, but there are many misconceptions about what an HOA is, why they were created and how homeowners benefit from living in one. Read on for the history of HOAs and the latest facts and figures across the country.

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Topics: Residential Property Management, Homeowners Associations

What Does an Apartment Manager Do?

Posted by Darcy Valline on Jan 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM


Apartment managers can make a big difference in the day-to-day quality of life for residents. They work in a wide range of capacities to ensure smooth operations, responsiveness to residents’ needs, and the overall success of their community. If you’re wondering whether this job would be a good fit for you, read on to learn more about what it entails.

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Topics: Human Resources, Residential Property Management, Apartment Living

What Does a Good Property Management Company Look Like?

Posted by John Bergman on Jan 23, 2017 1:38:00 PM

How your real estate property is managed can make an enormous difference in its value and the return you can expect on your investment. Consequently, your choice in property managers is vital to your bottom line. How do you know whether a property management company will take expert care of your assets? For starters, take a look at their experience and credentials.

 

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Topics: Commercial Property Management, Residential Property Management

Working with Your Homeowners Association

Posted by Kate Hightshoe on Nov 3, 2015 12:31:42 PM

 

Homeowners associations (HOAs) provide valuable services to their members, such as security, amenities, and establishing agreements that protect homeowners’ property values. Sometimes, however, homeowners’ interests are not the same as their neighbors' or that of the covenants. You can minimize the chances that you will encounter different priorities by familiarizing yourself with what individual homeowners can and cannot do within the association, as well as fully understanding the role of the governing principals within the HOA.

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Topics: Residential Property Management

What Does a Homeowners Association Do for a Community?

Posted by Kate Hightshoe on Oct 27, 2015 4:30:56 PM

A homeowners association (HOA) offers many benefits to a community, ensuring that it is a safe, functional, and a pleasant place to live. Residents that have chosen to live where there is a HOA, deeply value the security, amenities, and home value protection that a HOA can provide.

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Topics: Residential Property Management

Healthy, Green Living in Spacious Conservation Communities

Posted by Tina Hadden on Oct 6, 2015 3:07:47 PM

Conservation living holds a lot of appeal for today’s homebuyers, and for many good reasons. Conservation development has evolved as a solution to many of the problems of urban sprawl. Its object is to shift development practices to prioritize protection of environmental features, open space, and farmland, and to preserve the character of rural communities.

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Topics: Residential Property Management